Author Archives: Bill Barber

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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“V” is for

Well, “V” would have to be for “Variety”. I like to shoot a variety of different subjects in a variety of different locales. I also like to display my images in a variety of different ways. Recently I was given a PS Action that would make an image look as if it was supported by […]

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