Category Archives: People

These are blogs about people, prominent or otherwise, in our industry.

Street Art provides an opportunity for repositioned panoramas

My wife and I traveled today to see a neighborhood in Munich that is famous for its street art. It’s called the Tumblingerstraße area, and it features some very sophisticated works of graffiti – much better than graffiti – that … Continue reading

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Der Druck ist nicht tot

At least in Germany it’s not. As I stepped off the train in Heidelberg last Monday afternoon an American asked me for directions. At this I was not very helpful because he and I had been in Heidelberg exactly the … Continue reading

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The Poster-Paster

In my collection of books related to printing and publishing is a delightful edition from Dover of line art engravings from the 19th and early 20th centuries. I wrote about reproducing these illustrations in a series of blogs I wrote … Continue reading

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Thanks to my readers, all 200,000 of you!

Five years ago I launched The Blognosticator on this site after it spent some time at What They Think, and several years on Graphic Arts Monthly magazine’s site. Today my readership passed 200,000. I have posted 220 blog articles on … Continue reading

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Visiting Palomar’s 200-inch telescope

After visiting Mt. Wilson’s two observatories in September, 2014, I began a reading marathon to learn as much as I could about the big telescopes that were used to usher-in the era of astrophysics. It was at the 100-inch Hooker … Continue reading

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Photographing the elusive cellist… and being quiet about it!

I’m the staff photographer for the Festival Mozaic, San Luis Obispo’s wonderful summer music festival. I’ve been doing this for a number of years, and I have learned a lot about photographing musicians who often play notes much softer than … Continue reading

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An Exposure Expedition at Cal Poly

Each quarter when I teach Digital Photography at Cal Poly, I take the students out for what I call an Exposure Expedition. These expeditions are in the interest of teaching basic camera techniques, and teaching the students how to “see” … Continue reading

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Burning on a photowalk with Trey Ratcliff

Apologies, readers… I burned out on blogging early this year, and took a break. I thought it would only last a few weeks. But here we are nine months later, and I am just now getting back to it. While … Continue reading

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Our night on Mount Wilson with a really big telephoto lens

On September 26, my wife and I joined a group from the local astronomical society on a field trip to Mount Wilson, just east of Pasadena, California, where we spent the entire night observing objects in the sky. My wife … Continue reading

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Another Blognosticator milestone

Greetings, dear readers, With your continued interest, The Blognosticator has now passed the 90,000 reader mark. The blog is read by more than 200 people every day, and it continues to grow at an impressive rate. So, please keep those cards … Continue reading

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