Contemporary Lens-Based Imaging

iPhone test/Daniel Joseph

The following were created in Detroit and Toledo. What you see is an ongoing collaboration between myself and Daniel Joseph. I get to develop experience with the iPhone’s features and collect images for AR, art and movie ideas. Daniel gets images for his modeling and acting portfolio.(His website will be up soon.) These images are …

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Cap’n Blog (FaceReplaced beta test)

Thanks to Catchar, I discovered the FaceReplaced app. I installed and in less than 5 minutes had a very interesting little video. The following gives you an idea of what FaceReplaced can do but, yes…I hope you are viewing this on a mobile phone, as it seems to be upside down. This is a normal …

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Rochester, New York (early 2020)

I have had friends in Rochester since I went to RIT. I go back when I can, maybe once every ten years. This year I was fortunate to visit twice. I took quite a few notes while in Rochester; maybe a story, maybe a poem. This post is about Scorgie’s, Rochester’s answer to CBGB’s. As …

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iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. the Harlem Globetrotters

The day after it came out of its box, my iPhone was put to the test: courtside, at the Huntington Center, to shoot the Harlem Globetrotters. To push it to the limit, the camera was on auto. All image processing was done with the built in apps. I am pleased with the results, considering they …

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Adam @ Gathered Glass Studio

On the last day of the decade, I wandered around Toledo and discovered the hottest (and coolest) place in the city: Gathered Glassblowing Studio. I am very thankful that Adam was so open minded, and allowed me to shoot him in action. I will rewrite this post very soon, and include the name of the …

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VIEW 2019 part 3

Danny Dimian is a visual effects supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks, most recently supervising the Academy Award-winning SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE for Sony Pictures Animation. His presentation was proof that daring art can happen in large institutions. Yes, it can be said that Sony wanted a new stylized look for the Spiderverse movie(s). However, many, …

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