Enough with the Flowers Already!

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Nikon D5200, 50 mm, ISO-100, f/1.8, 1/200 sec., on-camera flash with -1.0 or -2.0 stops exposure compensation. OK! the last two pictures in my Flower Power series, my life should be a little more relaxed after tomorrow. If I’m good … Continued

White Orchids

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Nikon D5200, 50 mm, ISO-100, f/1.8, 1/125 sec., on-camera flash with -1.0 or -2.0 stops exposure compensation. Photo was underexposed โ€“ adjusted post processing in Photoshop.  I think I annoyed a lot of people with this photograph. These white flowers were the very … Continued

Coffee and a Blog Post

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Nikon D5200, 50 mm, ISO-100, f/1.8, 1/4000 sec., no flash. Did I just break my perfect 2014 blogging streak by missing a post yesterday? No, if professional athletes can use performance enhancing drugs, and don’t kid yourself โ€“ most professional athletes use them, … Continued

Superfly

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Since the flower pictures (omgerd flower pictures!) that I was going to post tonight somehow got posted on Saturday, I had an open blog post to play with. Katie found these lovely sunglasses while we were looking at Mardi Gras … Continued

MOBOT Orchids

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Nikon D5200, 50 mm, ISO-100, f/1.8, 1/160 sec., on-camera flash with -1.0 or -2.0 stops exposure compensation It is going to be a busy week. On Friday I am giving a department-wide seminar over my research for the past 10 … Continued

Burnin’ LaFarge

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Pokey LaFarge was the headliner at Burnin’ Love. The band is a fantastic ragtime ensemble with a well-practiced old-timey shtick. Getting a decent photo of the group proved to be a challenge. Everyone in the group was reasonably lit for … Continued

Burnin’ Love at Warp Speed

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For photographing Burnin’ Love I dutifully packed my tripod to take night shots but was surprised how little I needed it. Apparently, things that give off a lot of light give off a lot of light โ€” go figure. Despite being … Continued

Burnin’ Love St. Louis

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At Burnin’ Love St. Louis was lit up brightly and had an American flag as a backdrop. This makes me curious how they store gigantic American flags. Is it folded in a triangle?