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Step Up – Jade Reason

I'll set the stage... On a recent trip to Cape Cod,  Jenny, Fiona and I decided to roll out to some stores to see if we could find some bathing suits and gear for our trip to the Caribbean next month. It was a relatively early visit the the store that morning, and we...

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Christmas Ornaments

"A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together." -Garrison Keillor There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. -Erma...

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5 Killer Management Tips

A while ago, I discovered that one of the people that I had been working with had given his notice and was moving on. He was smart, talented, and a hell of a nice guy, and had a solid track record of success. I was going to miss chatting with him; he and I had a...

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10 Minutes around the Yard

Summer is here at this point, and with an achy back (after a 5 hour flight back from Los Angeles), I decided to take it easy, and set up my Orbis arm rig for fun.  When I'm shooting macro stuff, I like to bump up the light with the Orbis, as it can be dialed back, and...

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A Walk Along the Main in Frankfurt

I loved this shot that I snapped while walking along the river in Frankfurt. When I shot it, I was imagining it being processed to black and white; it seemed like it was one of those shots that you see in older photography books... those iconic shots of long-distanced...

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Christmas Markets in Frankfurt

Paper stars, hot spiced wine, sausage... Our first full day in Frankfurt was fantastic. Here's a quick shot from the day. Awesome color, fantastic. We're trying to figure how to bring some of those stars home with us (hopefully they fold...

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Self Portrait

Just one of those lazy Sundays... I have been prepping my gear for a trip to Europe, and decided to throw an umbrella on one of my Speedlights, and see what I could put together in like a 10 minute microsession. This one worked out just fine... did a tiny amount of...

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