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YouTube – The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (Abridged Version) Part 1

YouTube – The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (Abridged Version) Part 1.

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Photo Editor, Online Photo Editor, Photoshop Express |

Photoshop Online

Photo Editor, Online Photo Editor, Photoshop Express |


Photographers – Find out who has been using your images.

“TinEye is a reverse image search engine. It finds out where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or if there is a higher resolution version.” –

Idee the makers of TinEYE also develops image recognition software and services for Adobe, istockphoto, digg, Associated Press and many others.

Here is a video demonstrating this powerful tool:

Test it out and give it a try:  TinEye Reverse Image Search.

Thank you StuckinCustoms for pointing this tool out out in my quest to eliminate watermarks on my photography.

When I asked StuckinCustoms what their philosophy is on not using ugly water marks on their beautiful photography, this is what they had to say:

” It‚Äôs a multi-part philosophy ‚Äď
1) Legitimate companies do not steal images to use commercially. So I don’t have any logical fear there.
2) There are other services, like Tineye (and google) that can help me easily find evil-doers.
3) If there are evil-doers, they will have already used my image wrongly, setting up a slam-dunk legal case.” –

So watch out evil doers!


New photographs added to modeling portfolio

Verner Photo Shoot

Modeling page link.

I wanted to announce the new addition of photographs to the modeling section of  I would like also to send a thank you to Verner for commissioning me to photograph him.


Photographs of Morikami 2010 Hatsume Fair

After three years of wanting to go to Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden’s – “Hatsume Fair” in Delray Beach, Florida, we finally got to go!¬†¬†Every year Morikami turns their gardens into a tranquil celebration of the ” first bud of spring “, ¬†the event is full of music, food, activities, presentations and fun all wrapped in the beautiful surroundings of Morikami Park. ¬†My family and I had fun and we can not wait to do it again.

Below are some of the pictures we took of this beautiful event.
Click on an image below and then use your keyboard left and right arrow keys to navigate through the slideshow.

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You could also look at the pictures here: Flicker Slidshow

If you would like to learn more about Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden make sure to check out their website:


Real Estate HDRI Photography Podcast with Michael James

I found this great blog post by Michael James regarding high definition resolution imagery in the real estate market.

The podcast covers software, hardware, workflows, and tips used in capturing such beautiful imagery.  Michael James also speaks about the upcoming Scarlett by Red which seems it will capture HDRI for video, Promote Control a great tool for controlling your camera, how to get into the real estate photography business, and explanations on how some of his imagery was captured.  The rest of his website is full of great information for photographers and videographers alike, being that both professions are slowly merging.

The podcast below was created by Mike Miriello from

Link to¬†Michael James’ blog page:¬† Dynamic Range Imaging ¬Ľ Blog Archive ¬Ľ Real Estate Photography Podcast.

Link to¬†Michael James’ Photo Portfolio:¬†

Link to video source on

Thank you Michael James and Mike Miriello for sharing this valuable piece of information.

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mental_floss Blog ¬Ľ Taking Pictures of Strangers


shopkeeper across the street in Granada, Spain

I see no other way of capturing real photography of people, unless they are truly unaware that they are being photographed.  It seems that as soon as someone knows they are being photographed they strike a pose, no matter how much one asks them to please to act natural.

This following articles explain the process of shooting these types of photographs, along with results of such style of photography:

mental_floss Blog ¬Ľ Taking Pictures of Strangers: Part I.

mental_floss Blog ¬Ľ Taking Pictures of Strangers: Part II.

Part II of the article introduced me ¬†to a very talented real-life photographer Garry Winogrand, who’s speed and agility in taking photographs are very impressive. ¬†Here is the direct link to his documentary:

Here is a nice article discussing photography of strangers on Flickr:




Camera Demo – Learn how the different exposure setting work on your camera.

It may be a little tricky to figure out how aperture, exposure, and shutter speed on your camera work together.

I found this handy flash application that shows you how the settings function on your camera, below the application you get a nice explanation on how your camera works.


Flash Camera Demo


Camera Demo.



Personal Photography

Photographs of Plantation Historical Museum

I wanted to share some photographs of the beautiful Plantation Historical Museum.

The first five images were created using HDR technology.

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Update: Make sure to check out our PhotoStream at Flickr.