The Mountains are Calling

Every now and then I enjoy getting away and "disconnecting" from it all.  During the winter I happen to do that more often.  Let me put that into more context, bare with me.  My friends and I lease a house for 7 months just for the winter season.  What makes this year different is its …

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Road Trip Diaries 2015

The great thing about having friends that share similar passions is when we can get together for a road trip and enjoy the vast beautiful landscapes that mother nature has to offer. A few years ago Charles Lucima and I took a day trip to the Eastern Sierra Nevadas.  If you missed that I wrote about …

Photoshop or Nah?

I was listening to a morning radio show the other day and the conversation was about Kim Kardashian's nude photo shoot in the desert with fashion photographer Kesler Tran. Apparently the internet is up in arms regarding the pics being Photoshopped.  Someone tweeted a pic comparing a screen shot from the realty show and a …

Just Shoot

I've never been good at taking landscapes.  Actually let me rephrase that.  I've don't have the patience for taking landscapes.  As a fashion photographer I can appreciate the beauty and skill of a landscape photographer, but couldn't pull it off myself.  With that being said it doesn't stop me from attempting it.  I may not …

Out with the Old

Ever had that feeling of excitement while opening the anti-static bags of a hard drive?  Not many can relate, but let me tell you why I was excited.  For the last 3 weeks I've been playing Russian roulette with my hard drives.  I've been running my RAID 1 setup with only one working hard drive.  …

Race to the Bottom

A few days ago I came across 14 Tips for Photographers Who Want to go Pro written by Zhang Jingna on the Profoto Blog.  Its such a great article that I shared it on my facebook page with a tip of my own to round off the list, #15 Know Your Self-Worth. https://www.facebook.com/RodneyAlanPhotography/posts/10152696292847185 When a …

Think Tank Photo: Roller Flair

The last time you were at the airport's baggage claim did you happen to notice the "extras" people do to make their luggage unique or noticeable while on the baggage carousel?  You know what I'm talking about, the hot pink gift wrapping ribbon tied on the handle or the bright green gaffers tape adorning the sides of …

Behind the Shot | Christina

“Behind the Shot” is a series of blog posts where I provide a little insight. Behind the camera thoughts sort of speak. Here I’ll talk about some technical geek speak, camera gear or maybe my thought process to getting the shot. Every picture has its story so here is mine. For this installment of Behind …