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No nonsense photography talk, tips, and other writings
May 8, 2015
January 11, 2014

Weird Clicking Noise in Mark ii Video Mode

I don’t do a whole lot of video work but was recently asked to...
January 11, 2014
December 11, 2013

Winter Collection

Presenting the Wearable Art Team’s Winter Collection for 2013!
December 11, 2013
October 17, 2013
August 18, 2013

Jewelry on Different Backgrounds

Playing around with shooting the jewelry on different backgrounds
August 18, 2013

Photo Paperweights

These 2″ high domed paperweights are made from original photographs, printed archivally then attached...
August 18, 2013
May 30, 2013
March 26, 2013

“Lifestyle” Photography

I was recently looking for a way to describe the kind of spontaneous portraits...
March 1, 2013
February 11, 2013

Changing Drive Mode in Canon 5D Mark ii

So I didn’t intend to start my “straight photography” blog with the post as...
February 5, 2013
January 17, 2013

Print Sale

I was just looking through my stores of prints today — which are stored...
January 17, 2013
November 20, 2012

Making “Sexy in Soot”

Check out some of the bloopers and “B-roll” images for Sexy in Soot; calendar...
November 8, 2012
September 10, 2012

Visit to Bean-town!

I went to visit my favorite Boston Aunties this weekend! September in Boston was...
September 10, 2012

Bethany Beach

My family’s childhood beachtown along with all my old haunts.
September 9, 2012
July 29, 2012

Artscape

Photos from the 2012 Artscape in downtown Baltimore.
July 29, 2012

MICA Bridge

On the way to Artscape.
July 29, 2012
May 28, 2012

The Movement

So, the title of this blog was actually inspired by the photographic movement, Straight...
May 28, 2012
March 29, 2012

Magnets

Magnets are a fun way to display artwork around your home! If you’re like...
March 18, 2012
February 4, 2012

Free Art Giveaway #4 WINNERS!

Congrats to the winners of Free Art Giveaway #4! I’ll be contacting you individually...
February 4, 2012
January 31, 2012

Custom Desktop Calendar

A custom calendar in a CD case.
January 31, 2012

Intro to Straight Photography

You know what I find annoying? Looking for tutorials or just about any information...
January 22, 2012

Cat Calendar

A brand new calendar filled with cute photos of cats! Starting at December 2011...
January 1, 2012

Free Art Giveaway #4!

Enter now for the newest FREE ART GIVEAWAY! This contest will serve to introduce...
January 1, 2012
December 10, 2011

MICA Art Market

Photo’s from MICA’s holiday art market.
December 10, 2011
September 22, 2011

En Why Cee

My first trip to NYC!
September 22, 2011
September 21, 2011

Jewel in Lamp Shadow

Jewel finds pretty lighting to sit in.
September 20, 2011

Rockin the Cazbar

Enjoying the atmosphere, fine food, Turkish beer, and my dad telling us our fortunes...
September 17, 2011

Rain Drops and Love Line

I wish it would stop raining… and when did Love Line stop being funny??
September 12, 2011

Renn Fest ’11

It started pouring down rain about an hour before closing, but this was the...
September 12, 2011
August 12, 2011

New Apartment!

We just moved to a bigger place!
August 12, 2011
May 2, 2011

Mount Vernon in Spring

My first day out with the new camera!
May 2, 2011
April 24, 2011

Rain

A crazy week from taking the cat to the vet, all the way up...
April 24, 2011

Weekend Adventures, part 1: Crime & Punishment at Centerstage

Rodrigo and I went to see “Crime and Punishment” at Centerstage this weekend, which...
April 18, 2011

Graduation Show, June 2011

Join me for my graduation celebration! Come see a sampling of (almost) all of...
April 18, 2011

The Colors of the Exchange

A scavenger hunt, of sorts, that I posted on the Exchange website… all photography...
April 16, 2011

NEW Wearable Art!

A new project I’ve been working on for the past couple of weeks: wearable...
April 3, 2011
February 19, 2011
January 17, 2011

Independence Day in Chile

I took a trip to Chile for Rodrigo’s visa interview and it happened to...
January 17, 2011

Light Reflections

Cool reflections on a building on my way to work one day
January 17, 2011

It’s a Tuniful Life!

We bought several cans of tuna for Jewel and boy was she happy!
January 17, 2011
August 31, 2010

Sideshow’s Semi-Annual Flea Market

This Saturday I will be selling photographic prints, print-making, hand-bound books, postcards, magnets, and...
August 31, 2010

Travels Through Chile

This calendar contains images from my first two summer trips to Chile. Images are...
August 25, 2010

Inner Harbor at Night

Out in the inner harbor water taxi with slow shutter speed and lots of...
August 22, 2010

Making “Into the Jungle”

After a lot of trial and error with different bindings, and determining a size...
August 17, 2010

Back in Baltimore!

Just arrived back this morning! I’m back and here to stay! I have a...
August 14, 2010

Stacks

Stacks of prints — these were being prepped for Into the Jungle
August 10, 2010

This bomb

An amusing caption at the Fort McHenry historic site in Baltimore
August 3, 2010
July 2, 2010

Free Art Giveaway #3 Winner

The winner of Free Art Giveaway 3 is Colleen!
July 2, 2010
June 26, 2010

Free Art Giveaway #3

The third free art giveaway has officially begun! The winner will receive this set...
June 14, 2010
May 30, 2010

Surveying the Accident

An accident we heard while visiting my dad’s house.
May 18, 2010
April 30, 2010

Halifax Harbor

From the photo class with Abhishek!
April 30, 2010
February 5, 2010

The Importance of Using Original Source Material

In the summer of 2009 I took a screen-printing class in which we learned...
February 5, 2010

Leave No Trace

A large (13.5″ x 19″) 2011 12-month calendar featuring images from a work titled...
February 5, 2010

Frost… in Color!

When I was living in Halifax I took many photos of frost on my...
February 1, 2010
January 31, 2010

Free Art Giveaway #2 Winners

Since there were 5 people who participated, I decided to give away some extras!...
January 31, 2010

Free Art Giveaway #2!

WIN FREE ART! SHIPPING AND EVERYTHING INCLUDED! The winner receives a free 2010 Images...
January 25, 2010

Experiences in Photography

This is an essay I wrote in my first year of college about my...
January 16, 2010
December 25, 2009

Happy Holidays!

Photo credit: Rodrigo Petunio Happy Holidays!
December 25, 2009

Lighting Final: Off Camera Flash

Playing around with off-camera slaved flashes. We got locked out in the middle of...
December 17, 2009
November 30, 2009

Macro Frost

Using lens reversal macro! It’s really cold in Halifax, so I always take a...
November 30, 2009

Back to Basics: The New Design

The Camera Diagram Menu is an idea that has long been in the works...
November 26, 2009
October 4, 2009

Baran

Playing around with the dynalite kit. The assignment was to use different lighting diagrams...
October 4, 2009

Rodrigo Reflects on Roof

This is part of the first assignment for the lighting class I’m taking this...
October 3, 2009
September 20, 2009

Wolfville and the Guerilla Girls!

“All there is in Wolfville are weird frat boy fire pits… oh, and the...
September 20, 2009

Stalls at the Airport

A shot from BWI, leaving Baltimore for Halifax and I really loved this composition...
September 1, 2009
August 12, 2009
July 20, 2009

Photo Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to the winners! – Lukas Droege – Carolyn Anne-Ryan English – Angelica Lara...
July 20, 2009

Photo Giveaway!

I’m giving away 5 free photos to anyone who wants them! Yes, free! Shipping...
July 19, 2009
June 30, 2009

4 Minutes 23 Seconds

Show Blurb: “This group show is comprised of work from the students in the...
June 28, 2009
May 30, 2009
April 26, 2009
March 30, 2009

Photographer’s Notebook

This was a website I made in Interactive Design. I really like website layouts...
March 30, 2009
February 22, 2009
February 20, 2009
August 20, 2008

Estación Mapocho

An old railway railway station in Santiago, Chile
August 20, 2008

Rodrigo

Writing with light! Rodrigo is really good at it…
August 13, 2008

Chile 2008

My Second Summer in Chile
August 5, 2008
April 28, 2008
March 4, 2008
February 2, 2008
January 11, 2008

Images of Paris

Both color and black & white images of Paris, France decorate this 2011 12-month...
January 1, 2008
December 26, 2007
October 23, 2007
September 30, 2007
May 30, 2007
May 20, 2007
April 2, 2007
March 21, 2007
February 12, 2007
February 12, 2007
February 12, 2007
January 12, 2007
December 26, 2006
December 2, 2006
September 29, 2006

A Walk in the Park

This book is a result of a series of pictures I took in a...
September 25, 2006
August 3, 2006
April 30, 2006
February 12, 2006
February 12, 2006
February 7, 2006
January 23, 2006
July 3, 2005
May 30, 2005
April 1, 2005
March 22, 2005
March 22, 2005
October 21, 2004
August 12, 2004
June 13, 2004
May 18, 2004
May 18, 2004
January 15, 2004
January 15, 2004
December 18, 2003
December 18, 2003
October 10, 2003
September 30, 2003

My First Roll of B&W Film!

The lake at WNA. This is from my very first roll of hand developed...
September 30, 2003