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Smartphone Photography in a Pinch

Sometimes the best camera you’ve got is the one you have with you. That was the case while I was eating lunch recently. Visiting Glacier National Park in Montana was an amazing experience. The nature […]

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Modifying Rokinon 8mm lens for a Canon 5D full frame sensor

I’ve read a lot of posts and threads about modifying a Rokinon 8mm T/3.8  lens with attached lens hood to produce a circular fisheye on a full frame camera but coming across good advice is […]

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New Creative Outlet, Stainedglass

  I hate to admit me, but I had been losing my creative juices over the last couple of months.  Somehow I just haven’t been feeling inspired to pick up my camera.  This isn’t the […]

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Travel & Landscape Photography Exhibit at the La Grange Public Library

I’m excited to be able to invite you to stop by the La Grange Public Library for my latest photography exhibition.   You’ll find 12 of my works on display on the lower level.  The […]

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70th Anniversary of The La Grange Pet Parade

  2016 marked the 70th Anniversary of the La Grange Pet Parade.  To celebrate I decided to take my 8mm lens and my VR tripod head to the parade.  I was glad to be pulling […]

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Taking NIK Software Plugins For A Test Drive

A friend convinced me I should download the trial version of NIK Software’s six plugins.  I had read many positive reviews of some of the plug-ins including Silver EFEX Pro 2 for black and white […]

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Pano2VR Version 5 Review, Quick VR Solution

Pano2VR version 5.0 was released in February 2016. The latest version provides a fresh new interface that simplifies the process of creating great immersive content. After about 6 weeks of use I wanted to share […]

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Making Maple Syrup At Fullersburg Woods

  This weekend was the annual Maple Syrup weekend at Fullersburg Woods in Du Page county.  It was a great chance to take my 4 year old to see how maple syrup is made.  I remember going […]

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The Cooper House in La Grange with Google Cardboard

Tonight I was plazing around with Pano2VR to try to figure out how to setup an a Google Cardboard VR view.  I used an old Stereoscopic viewer I had in my livingroom and threw my Samsung phone […]

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VR Pano Setup Checklist, Making Sure You Get the Best Shot

  Today I was working on a project for the La Grange Area Historical Society.  I spent the morning setting up my tripod and VR head.  As I was running through my  setup routine I […]

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