For Sale: 1Ds Mark II and 1D Mark II

The 1D Mark II and 1Ds Mark II have served me well, but they are now looking for a new home! I’m selling the bodies individually or as a package for an unbeatable price. If you or anyone you know is interested in picking up a high-speed and high-resolution camera combination, let me know! I’m … Continue reading For Sale: 1Ds Mark II and 1D Mark II

Photographing the iPhone 3.0 Event

I was at the iPhone 3.0 event today at Apple’s Town Hall this morning, covering the event with John Paczkowski for AllThingsD.com. I ran into a number of people that I know from both development and media circles, including Raven Zachary and Eric Savitz. The crowd was comprised of about 60% developers and 40% media. … Continue reading Photographing the iPhone 3.0 Event

Wireless Photography and Sensor Cleaning Recap

We had a great meeting at the March 2009 COBA meeting, held at new location at SmugMug headquarters. I gave a presentation on my mobile photography workflow, demonstrating how I use a Cradlepoint CTR-350, EVDO modem, and a Eye-Fi wireless card to immediately send my photos to my laptop and computer. Using this setup is … Continue reading Wireless Photography and Sensor Cleaning Recap

Wireless Digital Photography and Sensor Cleaning at March COBA Meeting

The March 2009 for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at SmugMug headquarters in Mountain View from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Meeting Location As a reminder for those who were not able to attend the February meeting, COBA is now convening at … Continue reading Wireless Digital Photography and Sensor Cleaning at March COBA Meeting

Jared Polis – Freshman Congressman

Jared Polis is featured on CNN today in an article on Freshman Congressman. When I was photographing the final week of his Congressional campaign, I asked him about the possibility of documenting his first 100 days of his Frosh year. The biggest stumbling block I saw was getting access to the real meat and potatoes … Continue reading Jared Polis – Freshman Congressman

An Ode to the Domke F-3XB

Christmas brought the new Canon EOS 5D Mark II to my camera collection. I’m looking forward to exercising its 1080p video and high ISO capabilities. In addition, I’m pleased by its reduction in size of my current 1D-series cameras. For the past six years, I’ve been stuffing my cameras into a Domke F-3XB bag. The … Continue reading An Ode to the Domke F-3XB

Bird Photography, Creating a Dance Calendar, and COBA Holiday Party

The Holiday Party and final meeting of 2008 for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, December 10, 2008, in Cordura Hall 100 at Stanford University from 7:30-10:00 pm. Bird Photography Why photograph birds? Birds are beautiful creatures. They are also interesting. They lead fascinating lives. They … Continue reading Bird Photography, Creating a Dance Calendar, and COBA Holiday Party