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20 July 2012 - Photographic Myths and Platitudes: New DSLR? Why You Do NOT Need a 50mm Prime
From time to time I share here my response to a question that I fielded somewhere else. In this case, the subject concerned whether or not a beginner getting a new DSLR should get a “normal” 50mm prime lens. Here is a slightly edited version of what I wrote. Every so often a beginning photographer [...]
25 February 2012 - What Happened to My Death Valley Guide?
During the past year or two I had written the majority of an extensive guide to photographing in Death Valley National Park and some of the surrounding areas, and shared it at this web site. It was chock-full of the names of places and descriptions of how to get to them and specific suggestions regarding [...]
27 March 2009 - What are YOU shooting this weekend?
Just saw a twitter (ahem, a tweet..) from Jim Goldstein asking what folks are shooting on this spring weekend. My immediate plan is to get out and photograph some of the “impossibly green” California grassland and some spring wildflowers this weekend – but also to prepare for an upcoming visit to Death Valley. What are [...]
4 January 2009 - What the Heck is Dan Shooting!?
Some of you who like my landscape/nature work may wonder what the heck I’m doing with the “urban photography” that I’ve posted here during the past few weeks. Get ready for more – there are currently about 10 photographs of similar subjects in the pipeline. Perhaps some explanation is in order. This isn’t really a [...]