The subject of why we take photos comes up every so often and I’d like to share parts of a conversation I had with a fellow photographer the other day. The conversation got me thinking about the why of our photography. We all have a different why, but many of us have a difficult time describing that why. How would you describe your why? There are millions of images out in the world. From the beautiful, technically perfect, amazing location and gorgeous model shots to the family snapshots and oh look, here’s what I had for lunch shots. Why do … [Read more...] about Why do you take photos?
Your memory card can be the most important piece of gear on a shoot. It stores the one thing that can get you paidbut what do you do if it becomes corrupt? Ive had a bunch of memory devices become corrupt; a brand-new CF card while shooting HDR and portraits on Zuma Beach in California, a trusty SD card in my main camera while shooting video interviews for Under Armour, and even an AJA hard drive while recording my multi-camera sports production for ESPN. I was on set with Under Armour, shooting video for interviews and event coverage of the … [Read more...] about What Causes a Memory Card to Corrupt?
I've been using Drobo for quite some time, now. In fact, I can barely remember the "old days" when I used a standard hard-drive and didn't have the advantage of drive-swapping, redundant backup, and more. So, as a fan of their products, I thought I would share my top-five reasons why you should use a Drobo, too! 1. Setup is simple When looking at the tech specs and information about Drobo devices, it might appear like a complicated piece of hardware. Sure, it does some amazing, high-tech, super-savvy things behind the scenes, but don't let … [Read more...] about Five Reasons You Should Use a Drobo