When it rains.

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Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Lens : Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
Exposure : 1/25 sec at f /3.5
ISO : 800
Mode : Shutter Priority

Dark Nights

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Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Lens : Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
Exposure : 1/25 sec at f /3.5
ISO : 800
Mode : Shutter Priority

Usual day at the office.

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Photojournalism, Fifth Edition: The Professionals’ Approach

“If you’re into photojournalism – or want to get a foot in the door, then this book may provide some inspiration. It is packed with pictures, both well-known and obscure, complete with explanations, hints and tips…Each page of the paperback raises questions for the reader.” –
Holdthefrontpage.co.uk

“Not just for photojournalists, this book is packed with useful information for any photographer who wants to shoot meaningful, saleable people pictures.” – Photo Stock Notes

“If photojournalism if your passion, then you really should have a copy of this book on hand. …. This is a must have title if you wish to embark on a career in this exciting field. – Shutterbug

“Each picture in this lavishly illustrated volume comes with a helpful annotation on who took it and where, and goes on to describe how it was taken, almost as a private aside to the main text, like a friendly mentor who has your best interests at heart.” – Holdthefrontpage.co.uk

Hair Village

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Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC-T70 8.1MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom with Super Steady Shot Image Stabilization (Black)

Photojournalism, Fifth Edition: The Professionals’ Approach

“If you’re into photojournalism – or want to get a foot in the door, then this book may provide some inspiration. It is packed with pictures, both well-known and obscure, complete with explanations, hints and tips…Each page of the paperback raises questions for the reader.” –
Holdthefrontpage.co.uk

“Not just for photojournalists, this book is packed with useful information for any photographer who wants to shoot meaningful, saleable people pictures.” – Photo Stock Notes

“If photojournalism if your passion, then you really should have a copy of this book on hand. …. This is a must have title if you wish to embark on a career in this exciting field. – Shutterbug

“Each picture in this lavishly illustrated volume comes with a helpful annotation on who took it and where, and goes on to describe how it was taken, almost as a private aside to the main text, like a friendly mentor who has your best interests at heart.” – Holdthefrontpage.co.uk

Blur Vision

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City in Time: New York
From the Bronx to the Battery and beyond, New York is a wonderful town—and one that was centuries in the making. With the Statue of Liberty raising her torch high, it became the shining symbol of a promised land for immigrants throughout the world. Follow the city’s growth, and look at her buildings old and new, from Trinity Church to today’s glass and steel skyscrapers. The trip passes through Ellis Island, first stop for many new Americans; Battery Park City, where Castle Clinton still stands; Hester Street, once filled with peddlers selling their wares; the original and new Penn Stations and Madison Square Gardens; and more. Sidebars look in depth at such New York attractions as the subway.

Rising Power

The Rising Power

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Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 54 mm
Lens : Canon EF 28-90mm F/4-5.6 III SLR Lens
Exposure : 1/250 sec at f /14
ISO : 100
Mode : Manual

Side Streets

Buildings in the vicinity of the U.S. Capitol

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera
Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter
IR Filter : 52mm, 950nm IR Filter
Lens Filter Tube : 52mm
Focal Length : 72mm
ISO : 200
Exposure : 1/30 sec at f/2.8
Weather Condition : Cloudy
Time : 8:00 AM

If you are interested in getting into IR Photography you will need a IR Filter like these:

Here is a good site to get some information on how to use the Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera w/ 4x Optical Zoom for infrared photography.

Other info :
Digital Darkroom Apps:
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 for photo management and processing. I needed to adjust the Highlights and the Temp settings a little bit, I didn’t adjust the exposure and the brightness. For each of this photos, the Highlights runs between +10 to +15 and the Temp is between -5 to -20 to give it a cool feeling, you can play around and adjust it to +5 to +20 to give your photo a warm feeling. It really depends on how you like it and the subject on your photos, me, I like to give it a cool feeling.

I found this book to be a great resource for infrared photography.
Digital Infrared Photography
To record the “invisible light ” has always been an intriguing and fascinating experiment. The infrared part of the light spectrum is outside the range of what the human eye can see, but with a digital camera, we are able to record only this “invisible light ” while blocking the “visible ” part. The results are often unusual, yet beautiful, renderings of otherwise fairly common scenes.

Since as far back as the 1960 ‘s artists have experimented with analog infrared photography, as seen on the album covers of Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa. But as we enter the digital age, new equipment and technology has opened up the exciting world of infrared photography to all.

Here is a great book to learn more about Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers contains 624 pages of comprehensive and detailed coverage of all aspects of Lightroom. In this book you’ll learn how to:

• Work efficiently with images shot in the raw or JPEG format
• Import photographs with ease and sort them according to your workflow
• Create and manage a personal image library
• Apply tonal adjustments to multiple images quickly
• Integrate Photoshop Lightroom with Adobe Photoshop
• Export images for print or Web as digital contact sheets or personal
portfolios

For Sale : Canon EF 28-90mm F/4-5.6 III SLR Lens

Sorry, this item has been sold.

Canon EF 28-90mm

Hi All, I’m selling my 6 month young, Canon EF 28-90mm F/4-5.6 III. It is in excellent Like New condition and still under warranty from Canon USA. I only used it once to test it. It takes great photos. I’m only selling it because I also have a Canon EF28-135mm which also covers the same range. I’m selling it for $85 free shipping. If interested just click the button below.

PRICE : $85.00 + FREE SHIPPING

This lens is sold at Amazon for $200.00, I’m only selling it for 85.00

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Notes:

  • This Item is in excellent like new condition.
  • This lens was only used once. Some Images taken with this lens are posted below and on my flickr page. I will add more images in the next few days.
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Images I took using this Canon EF 28-90mm F/4-5.6 III SLR Lens:

National Botanical Garden and U.S. Capitol IR

U.S. Capitol from the National Botanical Garden

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera
Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter
IR Filter : 52mm, 950nm IR Filter
Lens Filter Tube : 52mm
Focal Length : 72mm
ISO : 200
Exposure : 1/30 sec at f/2.8
Weather Condition : Cloudy
Time : 8:00 AM

If you are interested in getting into IR Photography you will need a IR Filter like these:

Here is a good site to get some information on how to use the Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera w/ 4x Optical Zoom for infrared photography.

Other info :
Digital Darkroom Apps:
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 for photo management and processing. I needed to adjust the Highlights and the Temp settings a little bit, I didn’t adjust the exposure and the brightness. For each of this photos, the Highlights runs between +10 to +15 and the Temp is between -5 to -20 to give it a cool feeling, you can play around and adjust it to +5 to +20 to give your photo a warm feeling. It really depends on how you like it and the subject on your photos, me, I like to give it a cool feeling.

I found this book to be a great resource for infrared photography.
Digital Infrared Photography
To record the “invisible light ” has always been an intriguing and fascinating experiment. The infrared part of the light spectrum is outside the range of what the human eye can see, but with a digital camera, we are able to record only this “invisible light ” while blocking the “visible ” part. The results are often unusual, yet beautiful, renderings of otherwise fairly common scenes.

Since as far back as the 1960 ‘s artists have experimented with analog infrared photography, as seen on the album covers of Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa. But as we enter the digital age, new equipment and technology has opened up the exciting world of infrared photography to all.

Here is a great book to learn more about Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers contains 624 pages of comprehensive and detailed coverage of all aspects of Lightroom. In this book you’ll learn how to:

• Work efficiently with images shot in the raw or JPEG format
• Import photographs with ease and sort them according to your workflow
• Create and manage a personal image library
• Apply tonal adjustments to multiple images quickly
• Integrate Photoshop Lightroom with Adobe Photoshop
• Export images for print or Web as digital contact sheets or personal
portfolios, in

Capitol from Botanical

National Botanical Garden

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera
Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter
IR Filter : 52mm, 950nm IR Filter
Lens Filter Tube : 52mm
Focal Length : 72mm
ISO : 200
Exposure : 1/30 sec at f/2.8
Weather Condition : Cloudy
Time : 8:00 AM

If you are interested in getting into IR Photography you will need a IR Filter like these:

Here is a good site to get some information on how to use the Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera w/ 4x Optical Zoom for infrared photography.

Other info :
Digital Darkroom Apps:
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 for photo management and processing. I needed to adjust the Highlights and the Temp settings a little bit, I didn’t adjust the exposure and the brightness. For each of this photos, the Highlights runs between +10 to +15 and the Temp is between -5 to -20 to give it a cool feeling, you can play around and adjust it to +5 to +20 to give your photo a warm feeling. It really depends on how you like it and the subject on your photos, me, I like to give it a cool feeling.

I found this book to be a great resource for infrared photography.
Digital Infrared Photography
To record the “invisible light ” has always been an intriguing and fascinating experiment. The infrared part of the light spectrum is outside the range of what the human eye can see, but with a digital camera, we are able to record only this “invisible light ” while blocking the “visible ” part. The results are often unusual, yet beautiful, renderings of otherwise fairly common scenes.

Since as far back as the 1960 ‘s artists have experimented with analog infrared photography, as seen on the album covers of Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa. But as we enter the digital age, new equipment and technology has opened up the exciting world of infrared photography to all.

Here is a great book to learn more about Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers contains 624 pages of comprehensive and detailed coverage of all aspects of Lightroom. In this book you’ll learn how to:

• Work efficiently with images shot in the raw or JPEG format
• Import photographs with ease and sort them according to your workflow
• Create and manage a personal image library
• Apply tonal adjustments to multiple images quickly
• Integrate Photoshop Lightroom with Adobe Photoshop
• Export images for print or Web as digital contact sheets or personal
portfolios

Certified Used

Motorcycle

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera
Exposure : 1/30 sec at f 5.6
ISO : 100

Minimalist

Minimalist

Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera
Exposure : 1/80 sec at f 8.0
ISO : 200

Specialized Allez

My Specialized Allez

Turned 1 last September 09. Photo taken 04.18.09

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 55 mm
Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens
Exposure : 1/80 sec at f /10
ISO : 100
Mode : Manual

Scrap Metal

Scrap by sweetspot@f8, on Flickr

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 55 mm
Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens
Exposure : 1/250 sec at f /8.0
ISO : 100
Mode : Manual

Road Work

Road Work

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 28 mm
Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens
Exposure : 1/100 sec at f /10
ISO : 100
Mode : Manual

Long Lasting

Dried Roses

These Roses has been dried for more than a year when this photo was taken. (04.09.09)

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 55 mm
Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens
Exposure : 1/5 sec at f /6.3
ISO : 800
Mode : Shutter Priority

Fine Art Flower Photography: Creative Techniques And The Art Of Observation
By Tony Sweet
Acclaimed nature photographer Tony Sweet helps us to see a familiar subject through new eyes in this astonishing collection of flower photography. Ranging from the elegiac to the experimental, these pictures offer a kaleidoscopic survey of innovative photographic techniques–including multiple exposures and “slide sandwiching”–along with instructions for creating similar effects in your own photography. Perfectly balancing grace and spontaneity, Fine Art Flower Photography ensures that none of us will look at (or photograph) flowers the same way again.

Fine Art Flower Photography: Creative Techniques And The Art Of Observation

Some days are better than others

Some Days are Better Than Others

Saw them walking out of the church, they look so sad,lady was crying.

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 55 mm
Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens
Exposure : 1/100 sec at f /5.6
ISO : 200
Mode : Manual

Simple yet Beautiful

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Photo taken from backyard last spring.(04.09.09)

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 300mm
Lens : Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
Exposure : 1/250 sec at f /13
ISO : 400
Mode : Shutter Priority

Goin Crazy

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In this photo is a boy, dancing in a dark corner of the restaurant. I figured this is a great experiment, I really need to get this one, Right off my mind, I boost the ISO to 1600, change my dial to shutter priority, and hold the camera really steady for 1/4 sec.. I was able to take the shot.  Details below:

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 55 mm
Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens
Exposure : 1/4 sec at f /13
ISO : 1600
Mode : Shutter Priority

Capitol at Dusk

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Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Focal Length : 55 mm
Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens
Exposure : 1/6 sec at f /5.6
ISO : 200
Mode : Shutter Priority