Lawn Gnome

A digital marketing blog by Daniel J. Donovan.

My name is Daniel J. Donovan. Welcome to my blog.
I write about digital marketing, technology, online strategy, communications and photography.

Entries Tagged as 'photography'

Shinichi Maruyama

February 27th, 2010 · No Comments · photography, things I had to share

Every once in a while you come across something that just connects with you so much that you just have to share it with everyone you know.

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Free tethered mode shooting

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments · photography

My children — aged 4 and 2 — love using the Playstation Eye camera and EyeCreate software on our PS3. The shots they take, though grainy and small, are spontaneous and full of joy because they can see the picture right away; there is immediate feedback on what they shoot. They have a blast and […]

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Strobist Boot Camp 4

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments · photography

I am happy to say that I completed all 4 Strobist assignments — my first attempts at off-camera flash — and learned a great deal. (My other posts in the series are here: -1- |  -2- |   -3- ). The final assignment was to take a picture of a vehicle and “get creative” with it. So […]

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Strobist Boot Camp 3

August 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment · photography

Definitely the toughest of the assignments so far. First and most obviously, lighting a room is *much* harder than it looks. But beyond that, I had a very hard time finding a room that was worth photographing at all. Frankly, I had never even given any thought to taking a picture of a room whatsoever.

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Strobist Boot Camp 2

July 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment · photography

Finished the second boot camp assignment yesterday. As with the first assignment, I learned a lot. Details after the jump.

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Strobist Boot Camp 1

June 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments · photography

I have owned a Nikon D70 dSLR now for almost two years but haven’t been serious about using it until recently. What got me excited a few weeks ago is

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