Gloucester Portraits

Posted by on Aug 31, 2010 in Articles, Projects | No Comments
Gloucester Portraits

I’m not only taking pictures of lobsters and traps! Portraits of the lobstermen are also important for the book so when there is a lull in the action I try to take photos of the people and things on the boat. Here are some of my favorites of late.

Lobstering in Gloucester, Mass.

Posted by on Aug 14, 2010 in Articles, Projects | No Comments
Lobstering in Gloucester, Mass.

A couple of weekends ago I was in Gloucester, Mass. looking for pictures for The Lobstering Life book I am working on. The one picture I really want is one showing a lobster being pulled out of the trap when it first comes out of the water. There are two ways this can be done- with a very wide angle lens hovering right over the trap on the boat or with a longer telephoto lens from off the boat on another boat. The ideal to either shot is capturing the exact moment when the person, lobster and trap are in the perfect position. The trick is that the perfect moment seldom occurs and when it does seldom seems to happen in nice light

Processing Example-Barn Swallow

Posted by on Aug 5, 2010 in Articles | No Comments
Processing Example-Barn Swallow

For those of you who don’t know I am a huge Photoshop Lightroom fan. It is incredibly powerful and very efficient so that I do all my down loading, editing, organizing, processing and printing through Lightroom. And it is incredibly fast. Lightroom is so powerful and effective now that I haven’t used Photoshop in months

Blue Lobster!

Posted by on Aug 3, 2010 in Nonsense | No Comments
Blue Lobster!

They said it was the first blue lobster they had seen in over 10 million pounds of lobsters! Now that is rare!