Author Archives: vstrick

About vstrick

I’m a photographer who loves photographing renaissance festivals and dance. They are great communities and I enjoy capturing some of those moments and being able to share them with the community. My day job is in IT at The University of Texas at Austin, wrangling the virtual infrastructure – working with VMware vSphere, vCenter Operations, SRM, Cisco Nexus 1000v, and consuming as many SAN resources as I can get. :-)

Is your Vision blinding you?

A recent comment by a friend reminded me of how easy it is to be photographically blind to what we’re really seeing in front of us.   In particular, years ago I was photographing the Austin Belly Dance Convention in … Continue reading

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Sherwood Forest shoot with Marti

Marti is operations director for the Sherwood Forest Summer Camp.  She wanted an updated bio photo for their website. Thankfully there was a work weekend coming up.  That meant the site would be open and we could shoot on-location. Excellent! … Continue reading

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3rd Coast Tribal 2014

For those of you attending 3rd Coast Tribal – 2014, there are a couple of things different this year. Biggie!  2014 marks the 10th year of 3rd Coast Tribal!  So make sure to give everyone who helps make it go … Continue reading

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Why I like light meters… REALLY

I don’t use a light meter all the time. In particular when walking around renaissance festivals or moving around a lot outdoors when light direction and clouds are changing, I stick to Aperture Priority (Av on the Canon dial). However … Continue reading

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3rd Coast Tribal 2013 photos – in Zaghareet!

The May/June 2013 issue of Zaghareet! magazine has a review of 3rd Coast Tribal by Clarissa Rosario on pgs. 52-54 that features some of my photographs from that event. Congratulations to Zymirrah and everyone who assisted her in creating another … Continue reading

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Sherwood Forest Faire updates

I was over at Sherwood Forest Faire today – volunteer workday.   Helping clean up the grounds prior to the upcoming Summer Camp that they are holding July 8-13. Grounds are in pretty good shape.  Still losing trees, but thankfully at … Continue reading

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Club Bellydance – Austin, Tx

I was invited by Stacey-Lizette of Sabaya Bellydance Collective to photograph the local groups performing in the recent Bellydance Superstars Club Bellydance tour which came through Austin, Texas.

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