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Total Hard Drive Failure

Total FailureThis will be a much more informative post than I normally write, where the message is more important than the photo. In fact, I only took the photo as an excuse to play with my DIY Macro Studio and my lighting gear. This is important, so pay attention!I recently suffered through that terrible sinking feeling that you only get when you slowly come to the realization that something has gone horribly wrong. Louise went into the office to use our old desktop computer and found only a black screen. Melanie had been playing a game on it … Continue Reading ››

Zoo Photography 101

For my birthday Louise signed me up for a photography course at the Calgary Zoo. It was one session in the classroom, followed by a morning at the Zoo. I’m not sure I learned all that much, but I had lots of fun at the zoo and I have to present some photo’s at a critique session later this week. Hopefully I will get some valuable feedback from the instructor, and I should be able to pick up some good stuff from the feedback for the other students too.It was quite a thing to be in a group of 15 people heavily loaded with cameras, lenses, tripods, and lots of … Continue Reading ››