This week at the Purdue Photography Club we are going to be having fun with high-speed photography. I setup and shot some test photos in my kitchen sink, capturing water dripping out of my facet. The key is to use a strobe, in this case I used my Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, to stop the motion … Read More →
I just returned from a week out in Colorado and it made for a further testing ground with my new FujiFilm X30. As you may have seen in my previews post, FujiFilm X30 Miniature Filter Fun, I am really enjoying the creative way I can express my photography with the built in filters of the … Read More →
While visiting Rocky Mountain National Park this past Monday we were lucky to get front row seats to an amazing sunset while up high in the park. It was a perfect mixture of light snow on the mountains, dramatic storm clouds, and a great sunset.
Some people think I’m crazy for not jumping on a plane and flying to wherever I’m going on vacation. No, I like jumping in the Jeep and driving across the country. Growing up my family always drove across the country to Montana to visit relatives. I love seeing the country, it’s so vast, so much … Read More →
Recently we made a trip down to Turkey Run State Park. An extremely terrain diverse park that can be a photographers dream, and a darn good place to hike around. It was the first big outing for my new FujiFilm X30 and I was looking forward to having some fun shooting with this little camera. … Read More →
For a few years now I’ve been wanting a small, lightweight, carry around camera. One that I can take with me out on the streets of Chicago or hiking up a mountain. One that will produce great images but not something where I’m super concerned about high quality I’m going to post it on a … Read More →