PROLOGUE My foray into the off-camera flash world began with a PC sync cable plus a pair of hot shoe adapters for camera and flash. It works, but having a cable hanging off my camera gets in the way and tangles in the camera strap. The coiled wire is a spring that, like a mischievous [...]
Archive for April, 2008
WHAT’S ALL THIS, THEN? Jim Talkington is a photographer in Cincinnati, Ohio who makes a living making pictures. In today’s world, that’s worth a few nods of respect. Further, he shares his wisdom at his blog, prophotolife.com. How awesome that is, or how Jim honed his amazing time management skills, is not what I want [...]
So Nortel (Telecom company in Ottawa) has this bike tour they do every year to support children’s cancer charities. That’s right, you can help me give children a free cancer! I’ve decided to join the 80k tour. For me this is a lot of biking, but based on my 140km trip last year, I believe [...]
Be forewarned, this post has no pictures. NO PICTURES! YESTERDAY So, yesterday evening after taking pictures for the Weekly Assignments, I went around to make sure I had everything I needed to bike to work this morning. Warm gloves? Check. Ski pants? Check. Sweater? Check. Panniers, loaded? Check. Brain bucket? Check. THIS MORNING I get [...]
Savage Chicken is an interesting cartoon: © 2008 Doug Savage I appreciate how simple and easy these *appear* to be even though the ideas, the essence of funny contained within each, take inspiration and talent to conceive and express.