Welcome to the List of Champions

I won’t lie.  I hold onto slights like a bear trap holds onto a hiker. Many, many years ago, when I first started entering my photos in competitions, I tried submitting my shots into the Capital District Photo Regionals.  The Photo Regionals are the preeminent show for local photographers, and I had hoped that something…

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Results from the 42nd Annual Photo Regionals

It’s Saturday afternoon, and I just received an e-mail from Albany Center Gallery. I can feel my heart pounding right now.  It’s been three years since my neon dancing artwork Step and Pivot made the cut for the then-39th edition of the prestigious Capital District Photo Regionals.  And through all the craziness that’s gone on…

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And off go my entries to the 2020 3D Photography Competition…

Deadline came up quickly.  But between all my various setbacks this year, I’m still harboring a desire to compete in Competition Season 2020, no matter what or where that “competition season” might entail. And right off the bat, I’ve finally decided on my entries for the 2020 International 3D Stereo Photo Contest in Vienna, Austria. …

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A sharper focus with a set of bellows

I’m currently working on sharpening my skills with macro photography.  I’ve invested in high-power macro lenses, I’ve bought a macro focusing rail to move the camera into sharp, tight focus, and I’ve improved my focus stacking capabilities. But I have a feeling that the one new item I’ve acquired may help me really claim a…

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Chuck’s Best Photos of 2019

So I do this every year around this time … I go through all my photos from the past year, some that have won awards, some that didn’t but I still think they’re awesome, and I recap them in this year-end blog special.  Hopefully I’ve captured your favorites from the past year as well.  That…

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More 3D tests … and I promise to cut down on the flashing images

Last week, I packed two rolls of Fuji 400 film into my two Nikon EM cameras for another test of my c’est schisse 3D film photography experiment. And before I post these images … I am going to apologize to you, my beloved blog readers, for giving you headaches in past blogs regarding this experiment.…

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The Dry Test at Saratoga Harness

Okay.  I’ve got my “new-to-me” Nikon EM cameras – which I’ve combined in a c’est schisse format to hopefully create stereo photos, and now it’s time to test out my photographic plans. Work with me on this. First, take a look at the frames from this vintage 1960’s-era View-Master photo set. Well now.  These are…

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