Photo of the Week 2012 #02

The Smoke Squadron, the Air Demonstration Squadron of the Força Aérea Brasileira (Brazilian Air Force) founded in 1952, put on a show over the Acaraú River in Sobral, Ceará November 16, 2012. The 7 T-27 Tucano airplanes performed 55 high-performance aerobatics which lasted about 40 minutes on the day following Republic Day, the day commemorating the end of …

Photo of the Week 2012 #01

Firefighters work to extinguish a semi-truck hauling sand that burst into flames while traveling on CE-230 just outside Forquilha, Ceará on May 22, 2012. Exif Data Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Lens: EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM ISO: 400 Focal length: 35mm Aperture: f/8 Exposure time: 1/1250

Caffenol C-L

I have been unable to find film developer here locally in Sobral, Ceará. So began researching alternative film developers. The first result I came across was Coffee. Well I have that I thought, how cool. Some more searching and reading led me to http://caffenol.blogspot.com by Reinhold. He documents and explains this method of using 4 fairly common …

Brenizer Method

The Brenizer Method in Digital Photography is exactly what I never knew I always loved. While earning my B.S. at Pacific Union College, I fell in love with large format photography. 4x5 in particular. I loved that it could capture so much information and gave you a lot of creative options in the darkroom. Shooting 4x5 …

Hérico Hesley

Just recently in August I had the opportunity to shoot some portraits for Faculdades INTA's Vestibular Campaign of Hérico Hesley. He is a world champion of Jiu-Jitsu and a student in the Physical Education program at the school. I chose to shoot several of the images for HDR processing, though not only to enhance the dynamic range, but to …