A few years ago in film school, I had an assignment to make a movie using an old 16mm wind-up Bolex camera. I didn’t feel like making a normal narrative; instead, I lugged that clunky camera and a tripod around San Francisco and shot some timelapse footage. Mind you, I didn’t have any sort of […]
Playing with my camera in the back yard.
I didn’t have tickets. “AND I WILL STRIKE DOWN UPON THEE WITH GREAT VENGEANCE AND FURIOUS ANGER THOSE WHO WOULD ATTEMPT TO POISON AND DESTROY MY BROTHERS!” Side effects of the Subway diet come to light. FORGET all that is dear to your heart, all that is holy and sacred, for THEY have risen above […]
Autodesk’s Project Photofly, or Photo Scene Editor, allows anyone with a digital camera to create a 3D model of an object simply by taking a series of photographs from multiple angles. This sort of interpolation has been around for a while; in fact, when you see people wearing those spandex suits covered in ping pong […]
First some music: It was tough to be an amateur photographer at the LBGTQWERTYLOLXOXO gay pride parade in San Francisco. Big crowds, hot sun. But I had a good time. Almost all of the pictures I took were taken while I held my camera above my head. Sometimes the autofocus gods were generous and sometimes […]
Que the music: I had fun taking pictures at the Haight Street Fair and heavily processing them in Photoshop. I figure anyone can learn to be technically proficient, so it’s fun to try something else. I don’t like having people pose for pictures because they end up being phony (in addition to the awkwardness of […]
First let’s cue some music. Sometimes you don’t get lucky and your pictures aren’t that interesting. But you can make them more interesting. These are all from a Nikon D5000, except the lowrider, which was taken with an iPhone 4.