Remember the Cigar Guy from last weeks news?  What an odd looking character who shot to instant but short termed fame when he was captured in the background of a Tiger Woods sports photo sporting a coon hat, Groucho style mustache, and a huge cigar.  People were having fun cutting and pasting his picture in any number of funny ways and posting them on the web.  Talk about going viral!  Now he’s been identified!   Well, the coon hat turned out to be a ‘pony-tail wig’ (there’s a difference?), and the mustache was fake too!  30 year old Rupesh Shingadia who still lives in his moms basement in London (who would have guessed..) was just trying to impersonate another golfer.  You’ll have to read the article to find out who.

 

Remember the Cigar Guy from last weeks news?  What an odd looking character who shot to instant but short termed fame when he was captured in the background of a Tiger Woods sports photo sporting a coon hat, Groucho style mustache, and a huge cigar.  People were having fun cutting and pasting his picture in any number of funny ways and posting them on the web.  Talk about going viral!   Now he’s been identified!   Well, the coon hat turned out to be a ‘pony-tail wig’ (there’s a difference?), and the mustache was fake too!  30 year old Rupesh Shingadia who still lives in his moms basement in London (who would have guessed..) was just trying to impersonate another golfer.  You’ll have to read the article to find out who.Remember the Cigar Guy from last weeks news?  What an odd looking character who shot to instant but short termed fame when he was captured in the background of a Tiger Woods sports photo sporting a coon hat, Groucho style mustache, and a huge cigar.  People were having fun cutting and pasting his picture in any number of funny ways and posting them on the web.  Talk about going viral!   Now he’s been identified!   Well, the coon hat turned out to be a ‘pony-tail wig’ (there’s a difference?), and the mustache was fake too!  30 year old Rupesh Shingadia who still lives in his moms basement in London (who would have guessed..) was just trying to impersonate another golfer.  You’ll have to read the article to find out who.Remember the Cigar Guy from last weeks news?  What an odd looking character who shot to instant but short termed fame when he was captured in the background of a Tiger Woods sports photo sporting a coon hat, Groucho style mustache, and a huge cigar.  People were having fun cutting and pasting his picture in any number of funny ways and posting them on the web.  Talk about going viral!   Now he’s been identified!   Well, the coon hat turned out to be a ‘pony-tail wig’ (there’s a difference?), and the mustache was fake too!  30 year old Rupesh Shingadia who still lives in his moms basement in London (who would have guessed..) was just trying to impersonate another golfer.  You’ll have to read the article to find out who.

 

 

This doesn’t surprise me, but if you’re trying to sell your house you’ll want to know that images taken with DSLR’s and the better cameras, sold faster and for more money than those using more unprofessional images.  I’m always trying to tell clients who will listen that investing in a proper presentation, whether it be a great website or great pictures or even a great appearance, will give them a significant edge on the competition.

 

This doesn’t surprise me, but if you’re trying to sell your house you’ll want to know that images taken with DSLR’s and the better cameras, sold faster and for more money than those using more unprofessional images.  I’m always trying to tell clients who will listen that investing in a proper presentation, whether it be a great website or great pictures or even a great appearance, will give them a significant edge on the competition.This doesn’t surprise me, but if you’re trying to sell your house you’ll want to know that images taken with DSLR’s and the better cameras, sold faster and for more money than those using more unprofessional images.  I’m always trying to tell clients who will listen that investing in a proper presentation, whether it be a great website or great pictures or even a great appearance, will give them a significant edge on the competition.

 

 

Irina Davis’ Playful Pin-Up Shoots from the 1950’s!  This is a great article about Irina Davis, a Russian-born photographer who created not only her own style, but her own genre as well!  You really need to check out this link  to a gallery of 77 of her images.  Great stuff! 

 

Irina Davis’ Playful Pin-Up Shoots from the 1950’s!  This is a great article about Irina Davis, a Russian-born photographer who created not only her own style, but her own genre as well!  You really need to check out this link  to a gallery of 77 of her images.  Great stuff!  Irina Davis’ Playful Pin-Up Shoots from the 1950’s!  This is a great article about Irina Davis, a Russian-born photographer who created not only her own style, but her own genre as well!  You really need to check out this link  to a gallery of 77 of her images.  Great stuff!  Irina Davis’ Playful Pin-Up Shoots from the 1950’s!  This is a great article about Irina Davis, a Russian-born photographer who created not only her own style, but her own genre as well!  You really need to check out this link  to a gallery of 77 of her images.  Great stuff!

 

 

This is a great collection of photography projects for kids.  Definitely, get your kids involved in your hobbies as early as possible and you’ll possibly be closely sharing your passions throughout your lives.  Check out this article for some fun project ideas.

 

This is a great collection of photography projects for kids.  Definitely, get your kids involved in your hobbies as early as possible and you’ll possibly be closely sharing your passions throughout your lives.  Check out this article for some fun project ideas.

 

 

The Art of the Hot Rod!  A Photography exhibit from Peter Harholdt.  Straight from Hot Rod Magazine, an article about Peter Harholdt’s hot rod photography.  I’ve seen his work before and it’s really good.

 

The Art of the Hot Rod!  A Photography exhibit from Peter Harholdt.  Straight from Hot Rod Magazine, an article about Peter Harholdt’s hot rod photography.  I’ve seen his work before and it’s really good.

 

 

 

Capture it:  Tips for photographing the fall colorsA short and sweet article with some timely tips for capturing fall colors.  Ok, I’ll be honest, they call this an “article?”  Really?  It can’t be..

 

Capture it:  Tips for photographing the fall colors.  A short and sweet article with some timely tips for capturing fall colors.  Ok, I’ll be honest, they call this an “article?”  Really?  It can’t be..

 

 

 

Sony came out with a major firmware update for it’s NEX-3 and NEX-5 any day now, so it’s great that Digital Photography Review has posted their first impressions of the upgrade with detailed information you’ll find useful.  You can find the firmware here.

 

Sony came out with a major firmware update for it’s NEX-3 and NEX-5 any day now, so it’s great that Digital Photography Review has posted their first impressions of the upgrade with detailed information you’ll find useful.  You can find the firmware here.

 

 

 

Canon releases a new firmware update for its EOS Rebel XS/EOS 1000D.  You can get it here.