Great gifts for photographers

Do you have a photographer in your life? Whether they are pros or hobbyists, these ideas are some of the best ideas for the upcoming holidays, birthdays or anniversaries. 1. Photography classes/workshops– continuing education for all levels is always welcome. If you are serious about honing your craft, check out Kelby Training, Nikon School, Barefoot […]

Rob Cardillo to speak in Savannah

The Trustees’ Garden Club, a member of the The Garden Club of Georgia and The Garden Club of America, is pleased to invite the public to a lecture and slide show by renowned photographer Rob Cardillo, on Wednesday, February 20th at 11:00 a.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St.  “Creative Photography” is the […]

So Many Apps So Little Time

Not long ago I made the switch from Blackberry to Android. Many of my cohorts and students wondered why, as a professional photographer, I didn’t go Apple and get an iPhone. But anyone who knows me knows that I am always one who crunches the numbers and weighs the costs with the benefits. The cost […]

It’s not the size of the camera anymore

Technorati Tags: Nikon 1,technology,camera systems,mirrorless,camera comparison The days of walking around with a big bulky DSLR may be coming to an end. Bigger does not mean better anymore. Don’t be surprised if the next time you hire a professional photographer and one of their cameras is a small, lightweight, compact mirrorless camera. These new systems […]

Capo Testa

My niece is an exchange student on an island in Italy (poor thing, right?) and has start a weblog to document her feelings, experiences and travels while she is abroad. Being abroad is nothing new for her. She has practically grown up in Europe as her family was stationed in Germany for over 5 years […]

The importance of professionalism

There are so many individuals that consider themselves professional photographers. After reading another blog regarding the importance of copyright, (Protect Your Copyright: It’s the Only Thing You Have of Real Value) I got to thinking. Yes, I know that can be dangerous but while attending school, during my 10+ years as a photojournalist and as […]

Research on the internet…

So after spending quite a bit of time in my yard and loving the macro capabilities of my new Nikon P6000, I have been able to take a few more interesting specimens for you and identify them! The caterpiller that I posted last is a White-marked Tussock Moth caterpillar. The identification was made using BugGuide.net. […]

Auction success

The Mardi Gras auction at SFCCS went great last night. I think, by far it was the best event we have had. The entertainment by the Ben Tucker Trio was, as always, exceptional; let’s not forget how terrific VIP Entertainment was also.  Our guest emcee/host Sonny Dixon was HILARIOUS! I must say that all of […]