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    Fighter Pilot

    1/400 f6.3 ISO 200. Single Strobe fired from 80deg camera right, homemade snoot to control beamwidth, fast shutter to control ambient. I was looking for a sort of meanacing look accentuating the equipment details. C&C Welcome as always, hope you enjoy, LJ
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    Not narcissism, necessity

    Hi all, Well my long awaited off-camera lighting setup arrived today and with the wife away I was forced to model for myself... Anyway here are a couple of shots from my first foray into off-camera lighting, please feel free to comment / critique as you wish; it is always appreciated. Both...
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    Walk on by

    Part of another shoot, my lovely wife, assistant and all round crowd pleaser! Hope you enjoy, LJ
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    First Portrait Session (56kbs warning 5 photos)

    Hi all, I had the opportunity to shoot my friends after their wedding yesterday, it was very ad hoc and although I had done some research on this and other sites for shots and settings I had not done any real on-site preparation. I used my trusty D40 with a 50mm 1.8 AF-D (maual focus) and I...
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    Beach Life

    Hi all, Another shot from the beach yesterday (see Black & White Gallery for others), as always, any comments or critisism welcomed. Scene metering and tone mapping in post. LJ 1. Beach Life
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    Spontaneous Portraits from the Beach

    Hi all, Was at the beach with some friends yesterday an took these, as always any comments and critisism is appreciated. Both were shot with spot metering (accepting the potential for blown out skies) and on camera flash to combat the sun. In post, Black and white conversion with tone...
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    High Rollers

    High Rollers: Details: Taken with a 50mm 1.8 Levels, Curves and some texture and grain added in post. Thoughts: I love the expression in her face and the general feeling of excess expressed throughout. As always feedback is appreciated. LJ
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    Comming Home

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    San Diego Skyline

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    Forest Stream

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    Last Light of the Day

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    My wife loved the shot, but I had to do something with the cars, and while I was playing with them, I found I really liked the difference filter on the top 2/3 of the shot which gave a nice flow from dark to light... Anyway, I still don't like the cars but I thought I would see what you all...
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    Holywood Montage

    1/60 @ f/5.6 55mm ISO 200 PP = Saturation, vibrance & clarity LJ
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    City of Angels

    30 sec @ f/16 160mm, ISO 200 PP = Tone Mapping with Photomatix LJ
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    Lighting the Way

    Balboa Park, San Diego at night. (I only wish they were the original fire-lights) LJ
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    Fighting the Sun; Desert Portraits

    Some very ad hoc portraits taken today in the desert, any feedback / C&C is welcome. All shots using on camera fill flash. Thanks for looking, LJ 1. 2. 3. 4.
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    Anza-Borrego State Park

    Some more shots from the Desert today (see General Gallery for some of the others). I hope you enjoy, LJ 1. 2. 3. 4.
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    From the desert

    Went up to Barrago Springs today, managed to capture some nice shots, here are some of the best 'general' ones, I hope you enjoy, LJ 1. "4x4 Country" PS Curves to bring up the dust around the cars 2. "Desert Electricty" More Curves work to really push the reflection on the wires 3...
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    4 Shots from this evening at the harbour, I hope you enjoy and feel free to comment as to your favorites or any improvements. Thank you, LJ 1. 2. 3. 4.
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    I hope you enjoy these. All shot with the D40, quick pp with levels and curves: 1. 2. 3. 4. LJ