Current Gear 2021 Update

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Every so often – as I acquire and/or sell equipment – I do an update to the Gear page so that it’s accurate and up to date. The…

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Rudbeckia Hirta

Friday, November 10, 2017

Something from last summer … an aerial sequence featuring a meadow filled with Rudbeckia Hirta – more commonly known as the black-eyed susan. The sequence was shot with…

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Current Gear 2017 Update

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Some changes to the current gear lineup.  I added the AF-S NIKKOR 200-500 f/5.6E ED VR – Super Telephoto Zoom and the DJI Mavic Pro.  See the updated…

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Fall 2016 Aerial Highlights

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Some end of summer and early fall aerial shots from the 2016 flying season shot using the DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter. Technical details …

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2015 Aerial Highlights with the DJI Phantom 2 and FCPX

Monday, January 18, 2016

I pulled together some aerial shots in FCPX from the 2015 flying season into this short compilation shot using the DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter. Technical details …

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Quadcopter Live Video Quality

Thursday, July 23, 2015

My real-time video downlink for the DJI Phantom 2 is now comprised of the ImmersionRC 5.8 GHz video transmitter, the DJI iOSD mini on-screen display, and the Flysight…

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Pool Opening Day 2015

Saturday, May 23, 2015

It’s something of a ritual.  On the Saturday at the start of the Memorial Day weekend, Paola and I meet to make sure the pool, clubhouse, and lifeguards…

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Current Gear 2015 Update

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Current Gear

Some changes to the current gear lineup.  I sold the Nikon D600 DSLR, the Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED, the AF-S DX Nikkor 12-24mm f4G IF-ED, and the AF-S…

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Outer Banks Aerial

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

I put together some aerial shots from last summer’s trip to the Outer Banks. Technical details … Quadcopter DJI Phantom 1 Radio Futaba 14SG Gimbal DJI Zenmuse H3-2D…

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Sunday Morning Flying

Sunday, July 20, 2014

After completing the DJI Phantom upgrade over the winter, I’ve been out working on my flying and aerial photography skills. Here is a sequence shot this morning with…

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DJI Phantom Upgrades

Sunday, April 27, 2014

After buying a DJI Phantom 1 quadcopter and learning to fly last fall, I’ve spent the winter adding upgrades to the quad to improve the quality of video….

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DJI Phantom Flying and Video

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Shortly after Photoshop World 2013 I bought a DJI Phantom 1 quadcopter.  I’ve spent most of the fall working to perfect my flying technique. Now that I am…

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Current Gear 2013

Saturday, April 6, 2013
Old Gear

Here is the current set of gear … … and the complete gear list: FX Body NikonD600 24 MP DSLR FX Zoom LensesNIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED – Wide…

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