Monthly Archives: May 2011

Glamour and Grunge

Happy Memorial Day! I’m on the road in Washington DC today as part of my Memorial Day Weekend Wedding World Tour … three weddings and an engagement shoot. Kim and Dinesh were married on Saturday in a gorgeous wedding at Gotham Hall. It’s crazy-season time, but I’ll do my best to keep up, becauase I […]

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Arching Out

— Camera: Nikon D3s Lens: 10-image “Brenizer method” panorama with the Nikon 105mm f/1.8 AIS (35mm equivalent focal length: 51mm f/0.88 — calculated here) BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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Bursting my Bubble

Taking a little advantage of Central Park street performers — Lens: Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR II Camera: Nikon D3s BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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Woo-hoo! “Brenizer Method” (bokehrama, etc.) instructional video, produced by B&H!

Update: See an updated gallery of Brenizer-method images at Google Plus So, there was this crazy technique I came up with and streamlined a few years ago to use the effects of a multi-layer panorama, combined with fast lenses shot wide-open, to achieve depth-of-field impossible with current lenses. Ever wanted to shoot with a 24mm […]

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Kruti and Gaurav’s Mahwah Sheraton Wedding

Indian weddings are awesome in a quite literal way — the community celebration aspect, the thousands-of-years-old symbolism of each ceremonial action, the color, the energy — everything is over-the-top. I’ve become quite experienced with their nuances, but in the end saying “Indian wedding” like saying “American Wedding”: there are so many varied traditions that there […]

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Nikon Tilt-Shift Part 2: Comparing the 24mm, 45mm, and 85mm

Specs and Purchasing Info: Nikon 24mm f/3.5 Nikon 45mm f/2.8 Nikon 85mm f/2.8 I had a lot to say about the philosophical underpinnings of using tilt-shift and selective focus in Part 1 of this review, but now let’s get down to brass tacks: Are these lenses any good, and if so, which ones are worth […]

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Fuji X100 review

In-camera “motion panorama” taken with the X100 Specs and Purchasing Info The Fuji X100 has been hotly anticipated for a very long time — in fact, long before it was announced, designed, or conceived. In the film days there were countless great little cameras that paired sharp, fast lenses with nice operation … the Konica […]

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