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Chasing the Jack DeLano Look

I found an old image buried in my files and decided to play around with it to see if I could approach the style and look of renowned photographer Jack De Lano’s Kodachrome work from the 1940’s. Shown above is the end result. (Full format version on my Flickr site) The Jack DeLano photo above…


Remote iPhone Camera Control

Screenshot of the Camera Plus app screen with the airsnap remote control button highlighted. If you use your iPhone for layout photography as I do, there are several instances where it would be nice to be able to focus the lens and trigger the shutter remotely. First, you may have compositions where, although you can…


Finally, We Have Figures!

I never thought I’d see the day. In what, to me, is one of the biggest technological breakthroughs in recent years, we FINALLY have miniature figures that are useable. Real people, in real poses, crisply cast. I’ve always been a believer in the adage, “no detail is better than a bad detail”. In that vein,…


Dade Tomato

It only took me a decade to get around to it but the Dade Tomato structure is finally done. The base color layer is a photo laminate with additional photos “elevated” and layered on top to create relief. Details include: Shapeways security lights, Gold Medal Models security gate, scratch built dock bumpers, Atlas utility insulators,…


Kodachrome

An argument could be made that Jack DeLano was one of the most gifted photographers of all time. His work showcases the mind blowing, intangible, qualities of Kodachrome film. Library of Congress photo. (1940’s era) A recent publishing project has brought me back to the images of renowned photographer Jack DeLano. DeLano’s journey is a…