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Making a Mess at High Speed

I attend a three-hour High-Speed Photography workshop this afternoon. We captured images of things that happen very fast by using flash to stop the motion. Loren Fisher has a high-speed photography rig in his basement. We experimented with capturing popping balloons, water splashing in wine glasses, and dropping strawberries into milk. I know it's a bit cliched but I had fun. I learned a lot about the timing of flashes and I developed an appreciation for patience and effort that…

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George Washington Bridge and The Little Red Lighthouse

This past weekend I attended a New York City Bridges Photography Workshop with Loren Fisher and a group of photographers from New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut. The New Jersey group met at the Bridgewater Train Station. Loren drove to Penn Station where we picked a photographer from Weehawken, then we zipped over to Grand Central Staton to pickup photographers from Greenwich and Manhattan. Our first stop was in Fort Washington Park where our group photographed the George Washington…

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Somerville at Night

A months ago I attended a night photography workshop in Somerville, NJ led by photographer Loren Fisher. I’ve completed workshops and field trips on night photography with various instructors. Each instructor provides a different perspective and I was curious as to what Loren might do in this workshop. We started in the Somerville Cemetery, a cemetery that has some large and spooky looking monuments. We met at Loren’s home in Somerville and drove over in a rented commuter van. We…

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Macro Fun Workshop with Loren Fisher

flower, macro, purple

I've always been fascinated by macro photography, especially images of insects and amphibians. I sometimes spend hours looking at the work from some of the photographers I follow on flickr. I had done some web searching and realized that while macro was interesting, it was challenging to do it well, and I possibly needed speciality lenses and other equipment. I wasn't sure macro was something I would want to do often enough to justify the cost of a dedicated macro…

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