One of the most popular recent broadcasts on KOSU the SPY FM’s Oklahoma Rock Show was their all Roger Miller program. When local musician Jerrod Beck heard it this past June, he approached his friend, singer Gabriel Knight Hancock, with an idea. “What if we did a live Roger Miller cover show?” […]
I found this cool bowtie on an online auction site — you know the one — and it was just the excuse I needed for another lighting test. The gallery shows the 3 JPEGs, exported straight from the RAW files* with no adjustments, each followed by a JPEG exported after basic tonal adjustments (overall exposure, […]
Just some flowers, in case you hadn’t noticed that it’s Spring. I found these little beauties when I went out to wheel the recycling to the curb this morning.
My acquaintance, Robert Mark Campbell (he goes by “Mark”), recently adopted a 5-year-old cairn terrier after his longtime therapy dog, Mr. Miyagi, died. Her name is Mayella Okra, or Okra for short. […]
My friend Jaime Ladd coördinates an “adventurous diners” group on a popular social media platform; 1 of the group members recently killed a wild boar and offered up some choice cuts to the other members to prepare individual dishes for a potluck luncheon. Jaime agreed to deliver a shoulder to me so I asked if she’d mind modeling […]
In continuing to learn the ins and outs of my recently acquired Paul C. Buff “Einstein” (model E640) studio strobe, I’m teaching myself to meter flash. My Sekonic L-308S Flashmate exposure meter has 3 measuring modes: Ambient, Auto Reset Cordless Flash, and Cord Flash. For this lighting test, I used the Auto Reset mode, since the […]
I bought a used Paul C. Buff “Einstein” (model E640) studio strobe just before Christmas; the package arrived on New Year’s Eve. So far I really like it; I’ve been trying different settings, modifiers, distances and so forth. I took this self-portrait with 2 lights: the Einstein, plus an inexpensive speedlight. Here’s the setup: Subject […]