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SP Gadgets GoPro Accessories – Stay Steady. Stay Powered.

SP Gadgets GoPro Accessories – Stay Steady. Stay Powered.

Dakster has a new love in the SP Gadgets GoPro line. Read More

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Merm-Aid Kickstarter Aims to Save Mermaid Parade

Merm-Aid Kickstarter Aims to Save Mermaid Parade

For years now, Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade has functioned as my own personal Rumspringa. For the rest of each year I might have seemed like nothing more than a mom, a homeschooler, a cub scout leader, a Sunday school teacher, an advocate–let’s face it, not the stuff of myth and legend. But one day each June, miles from the “Mom…Mom…Mom…” of home, I got to revel along with 750,000 like-minded, beach-bound souls at the largest, friendliest art parade in the country. Heaven. Read More

Geeking Out My Photography Business

When I decided to pick up my camera to earn a few extra bucks to pay bills while I stayed at home with my boys, I always wanted to focus on geeks. I wanted to set-up photo booths at geek conventions for folks to get pics of their costuming at conventions. I wanted to get pictures of little kids geeking out over a comic book or their favorite superhero. I wanted to find a pregnant geek who wanted to paint Chuthlu (or pie charts) on their belly. I wanted to be a geeky photographer for geeks. Well, in an effort to pay bills, wants changed to needs and I didn’t turn away any potential client, but I was always on the lookout for that amazing geeky shoot. Last week, I finally got a chance to do exactly what I wanted in a Doctor Who themed shoot and I was ecstatic! Read More

Photography Snapshot: The Power of Lenses

This article is the third in a series teaching the basics of photography. We started by learning about the properties of light and how an image is created, we also learned how a lens bends light to focus individual rays into a single bright image. This lesson we are going to finish learning the scientific theory of lenses and how to use lenses for magnification in addition to brightness. Read More