Carovigno Market Day

One of the most interesting experiences in Italy are the open air travelling markets that pop up on certain days in small towns all across the country. Vendors come from all over the local region, selling a smorgasbord of used and new wares. Everything from fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, new and used clothing, household trinkets, …

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Fire!

Caught this dramatic shot at a house fire last spring, while doing some stringer photography for the local media. This one stood out to me because it captured the entire moment perfectly; from the look on the Fire Captain's face as he speaks into the radio, to the flames leaping out of the roof in …

Clip art for my love

My partner in art crimes, and a frequent prey of my lens; Santina.   Pretty simple trace and paint technique on a windy spring day at the beach, with a little clip art added in to pull you away from reality.  I only wish the original photo was from a slightly lower angle, so as …

Celebration of atmospheric pollution; sunsets/sunrises

Because admit it; the best shots of the sun emerging or retreating from the horizon usually occur when there's significant particulate matter in the air between the sun and photographer. Guess there was no point in color photography before the Industrial Revolution. Scientists actually study paintings of sunsets from different periods to determine air pollution …

Promotional clip for Cypress Grove Chevre` Valentine’s Day cheese

This is a simple 9-second promotional clip for Cypress Grove Chevre's "Amour" cheese; specially produced around Valentine's Day. The clip was originally part of a motion graphics assignment, but ended up making the company's Youtube page.     Very simple animation, logo color change concept. All processing done in After Effects CS5, logo work done …

Off and rolling…

Easter Tulips, a photo by s.kuruc on Flickr. Happy belated Easter... or whatever. Some flowers to brighten the day (and test the Flikr connectivity) 😉

First Post… eek

Welcome to the blog. Or rather; welcome the blog to the world. At first glance, one would not assume a blog to be the ideal publishing platform for photography. However it may be said that the daily drivel of Flikr and Facebook are even less likely candidates for an aspiring freelance photographer to find success …