Category Archives: photography

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

Posted in photography, renaissance festival | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in bellydance, photography | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Dancers: Tips on a studio photoshoot by Sarah Skinner

While clicking around on the web trying to avoid doing “real work” 😉 I tripped across the work of Sarah Skinner. She’s a belly dancer, belly dance instructor, and a photographer as well. She lives in the New York area … Continue reading

Posted in bellydance, photography | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The need for (high ISO) speed…

Usually when I’m shooting belly dance, I’m working in very low light. Apparently people who light stages think the absence of light creates ambiance.  Or perhaps they just have better eyes than me. 😉   Also I generally am not allowed … Continue reading

Posted in bellydance, photography | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Watch your background…

I have a tendency to wander around faire looking for a subject to shoot.  Then when I spot a subject, I’ll bring the camera up and fire! One of the things that I’ve learned (and sometimes even remember 😉 ) … Continue reading

Posted in photography, renaissance festival | Tagged , , | Leave a comment