Friday at the festival found this writer still covering the entertainment at Lou’s Rocky Road Tavern. Erik “The Viking” Oftedahl and Blake Lankford had cleared the stage
Last week I stopped at Taqueria Ruiz for lunch after running some morning errands. I ordered a taco revuelta with a mixture of pork prepared 3 ways: chicharróns (pork rinds), […]
The city of Norman celebrated its 30th annual Jazz in June music festival a couple of weeks ago by shaking its hips to the funky grooves of New Orleans’ Dirty Dozen Brass Band Dirty Dozen Brass Band on iTunes. Led by Roger Lewis (soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone), the band’s lineup also featured Gregory Davis (trumpet), Efrem Towns (trumpet, flugelhorn), Kirk Joseph (sousaphone), and Alvin Ford (drums). […]
The Lumiquest SoftBox III is a small, highly portable softbox that attaches easily to various speedlights. Deployment it greatly enhanced by the use of an optional speedstrap. It’s ideal for close portraits where you need a soft but controlled light, especially if you can place the light near the subject. Its size limits its usefulness on-camera, especially on a rangefinder.
To launch our new collaboration with director Mike Walsh, Mercury Photo Bureau was the latest guest on his Rev Hi-Fi video series. […]
The Arca-Swiss Monoball P0 Tripod Head, retailing for $299 USD, features a knobless tripod head with a three-element geared locking system. To tilt, rotate the knurled band counter-clockwise, as seen from above, about a quarter turn: the more you loosen it, the less resistance the gears provide, allowing a tilt range of about 30° from horizontal […]