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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Fried Twinkies

Can’t beat this for a satisfying snack. If I had my druthers, I’d go for the peanut butter and jelly sausage. If I wanted a stomach ache, I’d go for the fried twinkies. Nighttime shots of well-lit signs aren’t hard to take. I shot these at 800 ISO with an f/4 aperture. If you want […]

Michael Jackson Lookalike

One thing you have to love about LA is the number of people who impersonate the stars. Nowhere can more people be found doing this than the Hollywood and Highland complex and surrounding area. While no celebrity would be caught dead at Hollywood and Highland (except when the Academy Awards comes to the Kodak Theater […]

Worm’s Eye View

Born in Germany, John Gutmann came to the United States in 1933 to escape from the Nazis. In Germany he had trained as a painter. He found America fascinating, photographing things he had never seen in Europe—tattoo parlors, drive-in businesses and huge movie theaters. He also photographed automobiles inside and out as well as jazz […]

Beating the Odds–The Inverse Shutter Speed Rule

I beat the odds on this one. The man in the image is sharp even though the shutter speed setting on my camera was 1/20 sec and the focal length of the lens was 85mm. The shutter speed rule of thumb states: You can get a sharp shot when you shoot at a shutter speed […]