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Happy Ferris Wheel Day!

February 14, 2012

Poor Mr. Ferris, or more precisely¬† George Washington Gale Ferris (1859-1896), the inventor of that icon of summer fairs everywhere-he was born on the day the world celebrates all things romantic. To give this fellow a gentle nod, I thought I would share with you a photo I snapped at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival last […]


Capturing images in the dark can be a tricky, requiring very slow shutter speeds and a bit of trial an error. However, shooting a full moon is as easy as snapping any image in the light of the midday sun. Just use the sunny 16 rule-set your aperture (f-stop) to 16 and your shutter speed […]