Light It! Starting from Scratch

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Light It! Starting from ScratchGear, Photographs: People, Photography: Lighting, Workshops

by Kevin Ames on June 29, 2013 with Comments Off on Light It! Starting from Scratch comments

Where does a photographer already armed with camera, tripod and computer begin building their lighting tool kit? What lights? Stands? Grip equipment? Modifiers–think flags, scrims, soft boxes, panels, reflectors and so on? This burning question will be answered during my …

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Two Water Sculptures

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Two Water SculpturesGear, Photographs: Location

by Kevin Ames on February 21, 2013 with Comments Off on Two Water Sculptures comments

On Madaket Beach… A timber jutting up from the sand was all that was left from a home swept away by recent storms. Waves crashed against it creating water sculptures. Captivated by the forms, I photographed them with a Canon …

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Happy Anniversary Neil, Buzz and Mike!

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Happy Anniversary Neil, Buzz and Mike!Gear, Inspiration

by Kevin Ames on July 20, 2011 with Comments Off on Happy Anniversary Neil, Buzz and Mike! comments

It was 42 years ago today that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed their Lunar Excursion Module “Eagle” on the Sea of Tranquility on the moon. Michael Collins remained on board the Apollo capsule “Columbia” while Neil and Buzz walked …

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Milestones ~ Photoshop 12 & PolaroidGear

by Kevin Ames on April 30, 2010 with Comments Off on Milestones ~ Photoshop 12 & Polaroid comments

News of large and curious relevance is on my mind today.  Photoshop CS5Adobe has released the twelfth version of the world changing digital imaging software Photoshop CS5. Trial downloads are available from adobe.com. I’ve been working with the beta versions and …

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