You may already know that often to pass the time in longer flights I make little cell phone videos of the trip. Nothing special, seriously just a dumb time killer. Enjoy my recent trip east for the Christmas holiday!
(Duration 57:38 ) On this episode of Fireground Action Photography we're joined by our good friend Ted Pendergast as we do our year-end review of some basic safety tips to keep you and yours safe around the holidays. We'll also provide some last minute gift ideas for the photographer in your family. Some great resources for photo-related gift ideas are Samy's, B&H Photo, Adorama and of course, AMAZON.COM. Would your loved one enjoy or benefit from some great photo training? Check out KelbyTraining.com and Lynda.com. Even legendary avian photographer and host of the Photofocus podcast, Scott Bourne, is selling off some of his own gear. Sandisk is having a huge rebate offer on compact flash cards thru January 15, 2010. Why not give support your local fire photographer and give your friends and family some nice gallery prints? Of course, you'll find some nice ideas in your hosts' galleries - Ted Pendergast, Craig Durling and Ross Benson! Al Simmons of FirestormVideos.com has some fantastic fire related action and training DVDs available. Also, now that we're deep into the holiday season, take another listen to FAP #19 for reminders on this to keep in mind when covering incidents during the holidays. Remember our friend Jim Perry via UFLAC.org, LAFRA.org and view Craig's image gallery from Jim's memorial service. Join our "Fireground" Flickr community, upload your images to the comment/critique forum and join in any of the ongoing conversations. Use the forum to post your own Lightroom-related comments or questions and we'll be sure to address them on Part 2 of our Lightroom Roundtable series. As always, you can find out more about your hosts Craig Durling and Ross A. Benson by visiting their websites. Follow Craig Durling, Ross Benson, Ted Pendergast and FAP on Twitter. Become a fan of FAP on Facebook! Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here. HAPPY HOLIDAYS from all of us here at FAP! Have a safe holiday season and a Happy New Year and we'll see you in 2010!Read More
(Duration 59:15) In this episode of Fireground Action Photography we give some last minute gift ideas for the fire photographer in your life. We discuss how to go about creating a department Christmas card when called up on to do so. Ross recently took on such a project for the Burbank Fire Department (shown below) and shares his experience. Craig shares a recent "Keep It Simple Stupid" moment and encourages everyone else to do the same whenever possible. Remember the basics folks...trust your equipment, your technique, your experience and your talent. Craig also wraps up his recent trip to San Francisco. Here are some related link which you may find useful: www.palmspringsphotofestival.com - For info you need about this great photo event. www.techguylabs.com - Leo Laporte and the TWiT Network www.craigdurling.com - Featuring the photography of Craig M. Durling www.firepictures.com - Featuring the photography of Ross A. BensonRead More
(Duration - 57:39) In this episode of the Fireground Action Photography podcast Fire Photographer Rick Nohl joins us from Boston to talk about the upcoming changes to Canon's CPS (Canon Professional Servies) program. We'll also run down our Christmas lists and see what gifts, gadgets and gear photographers may be looking for this year. We'll also announce some future guests and some updates to the website, including a new blog and our very first poll! Here are some related links you may find useful: Photographer Rick Nohl's Website ("RickNohl" on Twitter.com) Railroad-Photos.com - Featuring the railroad photography of Timothy Tonge Perfect Moment Photography - Featuring the photography of Timothy Tonge www.datarobotics.com - Home of the "Drobo" redundant hard drive storage system www.usa.canon.com/cps> - The on-line home of the Canon Professional Services program www.nikonpro.com - The on-line home of the Nikon Professional Services program www.hyperphocal.com - A great resource which promises to "Help photographers be awesome" www.cameratown.com - Another great resources for reviews of new cameras accessories. Photographer Craig Durling's Website ("CraigDurling" on Twitter.com) Photographer Ross Benson's Website ("firepictures" on Twitter.com) www.smugmug.com - A great option for displaying and selling your images on line.Read More