Author Archives: Bill Barber

What is Time Lapse Photography?

Time-lapse photography is a cinematography technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (aka the frame rate) is much lower that that which will be used to play the sequence back.  When you replay this sequence at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and lapsing. Put simply: We are manipulating time. […]

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Birds in Flight

I often admire beautiful shots others take of birds in flight. To me, an image of a bird flying is much more interesting than a bird standing around in muck. However, photographing birds in flight takes a lot of skill developed from a lot of practice. I need a lot of practice. My skills at […]

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Grand Strand Magazine

About a month ago, representatives from the Grand Strand Magazine contacted me asking for permission to use one of my images in their publication. The image they wanted was a sunset taken on New Years Eve 2013 – the last sunset of the year. We did the paperwork, giving them permission to publish the image. […]

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Grand Canyon

Back in 2009, my youngest daughter was living in New Mexico. We went to visit her and along the way made a side stop at the Grand Canyon. Neither my wife nor I had ever been there before. We viewed it from the South Rim, and every viewpoint was simply “WOW”. Here is one example […]

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Submit a Title

Last night I as playing with some fractals, below is the result! Right now it is nameless. If you would like to suggest a name, leave your suggestion in the comments! Thanks for playing!

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How to Make a Pinhole Camera from a Pringles Can

This adorable young photographer’s name is Fresley, and for a recent science experiment she decided to show YouTube how to turn a Pringles can into a pinhole camera in just over 8 minutes. All you need in way of materials is an empty Pringles can, an X-Acto knife, some opaque tape, wax paper, a pair […]

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Faux Painting

I have many friends who do amazing work with watercolors, acrylics, oils, etc. Paint brushes do not belong in my hands! However, from time-to-time I do enjoy taking a photographic image and making it look like a painting. Here is one i did just this afternoon. I hope you enjoy it!  

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Canon 7D Mk II — Coming Soon!

New rumors suggest that the announcement of a replacement for the Canon 7D may come on Friday, September 5, 2014, which is a week and a half before Photokina 2014 kicks off. I continue to see steep discounts on the original 7D. There are still several spec rumors floating around for the 7D Mark II […]

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“XYZ” is for

OK, I think I have prolonged the ending of this project as long as possible. BUT it is finished before the promised end date of 8 July! So, what are XYZ? Well here it is!  

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“W” is for

There are so many things that could represent “W”! While on a recent trip to Bermuda I found this one that I knew would be the right fit! Let me present Wahoo’s! Wahoo’s Bistro & Patio is centrally located in the heart of the historic town of St. Georges and boasts panoramic views of the […]

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