Nikon D50 Film Scanning

One of my next personal photo books will probably be my old portraits shot on film.  I’ve posted before about taking a picture of a negative with a DSLR and a macro lens, but thought I’d revisit it with some more “ancient” tech, a Nikon D50.  This 14+ year old DSLR doesn’t have much value […]


Pretty leaves…

M n M

Double Vision. ūüôā


Model: Minjee MUA/Stylist: Nhi Notes:¬† I wonder if all the girls out there realize that most guys (including myself) prefer it when you ladies are just normal, without much makeup.¬† We like you in t-shirts and jeans, scars and all…¬† Granted, the first images are beauty shots for a specific portfolio purpose, but if it […]

Ring Light

Model: Frannie MUA / Hair: Nhi Lighting Assistance¬†and Props: BRC and PT I draw, I take photos, I write about it.¬† Thanks to the team for all the help.¬† Thanks to BRC for letting me take¬†his ABR800 ring light out for a test drive.¬† It definitely produces some¬†blinding light.¬† Even shooting through its “portal” has […]

Miss Viet =)

MUA and Hair: Nhi Model: Christina, Miss Vietnam Georgia 2010 Location: My front yard ūüôā Technical Notes: All primes on this one, that is, lenses with a fixed focal length.¬† 50mm, 85mm, and 105mm.¬† Have a hard time deciding which one is my favorite for portraiture, so I just use them all.

Kennesaw Photo Meetup

The reason I bring so much glass to these informal shoots is to further familiarize myself with the strengths and weaknesses of various gear in my toolset.¬† While almost anything can be used to make an image, we each have our own opinions as to which are the better tools to help us achieve the […]

Video: Yasukazu Kano

Featuring: Yasukazu Kano and Miyamoto Takana Notes: Really¬†amazing flute player and musician from Japan, You might recognize the theme songs from some Miyazaki Films: Castle in the Sky,¬†Mononoke Hime (Princess Mononoke), Turns into a DJ Shadow¬†drumfest at the end, “filmed” with a D90¬†and 105mm 2.8 Micro VR,¬†Maum Bakery, Doraville, GA