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on Apr 4, 2018 in Random Thoughts

Live Broadcast Tomorrow Night!

Welcome to Moose’s 8th live stream! Many are getting ready for summer trips. What gear do you need to LEAVE home and what should you Take, how should you take it and in what. These are just some of the topics we’ll cover. Because of my schedule, I’m doing a broadcast this week and then not again for a couple of weeks. I’ll be live, taking your questions as well. So tune in and chime in with me Thursday...

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on Apr 4, 2018 in WRP Ed Zone

Revisiting & Reprocessing Old HDR

It was only seven years ago when I took this photo, one that has always been one of my favorites. It’s of Kermit Week’s P-51C Red Tail, “Ina the Macon Belle,” a photo I took great care to set up for the light for the ground fog. Now I wish I had written down all I was seeing when I took the photo because that so influences all I do. I know I wanted indirect light on the fuselage so there was no specular highlights. I wanted the background hangar to just have a kiss of light and wanted less tarmac. And for some reason, I felt I needed to shoot a five frame HDR and finish it with those five images in post to get my final photo (what you see below). I have the feeling it was because of the black reflection and shadow under the wings. Well, for seven years the bottom photo represented my efforts and was a favorite of mine. Then yesterday we had...

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on Apr 3, 2018 in Moose's Camera Bag

Saying Real Large with Real Short

The DC-3 #43-48950 of our Normandy Bound project is a BIG bird! Its wingspan is 96 feet in length! That’s a lot of plane to visually talk about. The process of restoring it back to its WWII glory as a C47 starts with removing its previous life as a mosquito sprayer. While it sounds simple, it’s anything but as tanks, hoses, feed lines, wiring, Dell clamps, that are squirreled away with great care from inside wings and fuselage are carefully removed. It’s a helluva process that the dedicated folks at Turin Aviation are taking on with the greatest professionalism. At the same time, the Turin crew sets about stripping out other old wiring and replacing the windows. For them, it’s just another day at the office wrenching on aircraft. And for us at Peterson and Sons Productions, it’s the kind of target rich arena we live for! That brings us down to the simple challenge of telling this story visually to you. Our D850s during this three-day on-site work...

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on Apr 2, 2018 in Random Thoughts

Moose Podcast #77 – “The Car Tool”

In this episode
“The Car as a Photographic Tool”
There are lots of tools we can grab as photographers, the car might need to be one of them. This is the time of year it’s used a lot as a blind/hide. And any time of the year, it might be a power source.

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on Apr 2, 2018 in Random Thoughts

D5 Firmware Update

There was a D5 Firmware Update you might wanna install. It updates: • Fixed the following issue: – The camera sometimes had difficulty focusing on subjects in focus points at the edges of the frame. There was also one for the V2 and...

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