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Photographing what you can’t see

I recently got the assignment to photograph a story titled Carcinogens on Tap. The story is about the things in our tap water that might be causing cancer, and those things are measured in parts per billion. That’s a difficult … Continue reading

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Trying a different camera for time lapse images

Learning to to time lapse images with the GoPro Hero 2 has been interesting, but I’ve been a little disappointed with the lack of fine control and image quality, So, I’ve purchased an intervalometer and connected it to a Canon … Continue reading

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Discovering the limits of my gear (and myself)

I shot another time lapse yesterday afternoon and again this morning. I set up the GoPro to shoot the sky from my office window. I wanted to see how the camera’s light meter reacted to changing conditions as the light … Continue reading

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I’m literally shooting fish in a barrel

I recently had to make a picture to illustrate the idea of how scientific researchers sometimes have to get all “MacGyver” and make the tools they need to do their research. Fred Hutch’s Anna Greenwood is a good example. She … Continue reading

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My 2014 Year in Pictures

My first full year making pictures at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center was an interesting experience. Adjusting my thoughts and actions away from the immediate (often panicked) needs of a major news website to the calmer needs of a research … Continue reading

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Experimenting – third eye

I’ve recently done several cinemagraphs for my job. This one is just for fun.

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Stop being scared and fix something

You know how there’s that stuff in your life you just can’t get around to fixing? It sits there staring at you, taking up physical space in your life and mental / emotional space in your brain; making you feel … Continue reading

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Missing Musa

I’m in Kampala, Uganda this week making photos and telling stories with my co-worker Mary Engel for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer research center. The following story happened this weekend. I met six-year-old Musobya Musa three days ago on what I … Continue reading

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Does a cinemagraph enhance or distract from the message?

I met Paul Fearn today. He works at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle in a program that essentially compiles and attempts to find meaning withing data. Imagine your life history as a long, two-dimensional record (a piece … Continue reading

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Fountain Court fountain cinemagraphs

Here’s some more cinemagraph experimentation. The top image is 700 pixels wide, and it’s set to 128 colors. Its page weight is 1.4 MB The bottom image is 600 pixels wide, and it is set to 64 colors. Its page … Continue reading

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