When It Happens…

It happens really quickly! I was “camped out” atop Hawk Hill, determined I was going to shoot a time lapse of the fog burning off the Golden Gate Bridge, the bay, and the city. The whole area was completely socked in with dense, fast moving fog. Torrents of fog were moving in over my head and down on top of… Continue reading

What Does This Really Mean?

Most film is shot at around 24 – 30 frames per second. High speed photography may go as high as a few thousand frames per second. But MIT Media Lab researchers have created a new photography system … that can acquire visual data at a rate of one trillion frames per second. That’s fast enough to produce a slow-motion video… Continue reading

Amazing High Speed Photos

I love taking pictures. I have never tried high speed photography. These photos are astounding! Capturing such amazing tiny slices of time can not be a simple task! The issues around focus alone on the dragonfly are staggering. Speed Demon Photography at Crestock.com, a creative stock images company, hosts photo contests from time to time. These are but two of… Continue reading

Ladies of Vocal Jazz

It’s pouring down rain.  I’m chilling out with a cup of Starbuck’s Earl Grey Tazo Tea listening to some of the great contemporary female jazz vocalists I really love while I update my web stuff.  Life is good. Diana Krall Lately I’ve been really enjoying Diana Krall’s sultry and deeply resonant jazz.  She is reminiscent of the old time jazz… Continue reading