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News about photography on the Internet.

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It looks like my site was down for a day or two. My host was retiring a server and had to transfer me to one of their newer ones. It looks like they must have done some things by hand which resulted in my PhotographyBanzai.com site CMS not being able to connect to the database. It was an easy fix, but I didn’t pay attention to which day they were … Continue reading

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My entire Convention Photography book on this site!

I decided to put another one of my books on this website. I wrote this back in 2010 – 2011. I’ve evolved as a (convention/cosplay) photographer a lot since then, but it is still worth a read. Convention Photography (Click here to read the book.) Description: Learn all about the exciting subculture that is convention photography! Straight from the experiences of a long time convention attendee, He has spent years … Continue reading

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The Entire Creator Sky Book On This Site

Any interest in reading the science fiction book I wrote in 2012? I just put the entire text on my website. I’d rather have it be read than sit on Amazon with little attention: http://photographybanzai.com/creator-sky-book/ You can hate me for the cliffhanger ending later.

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Cosplay Photographer Garden Interview Video

We recently had a moderately sized meetup at a local garden. One of the photographers there also does videography and decided to put together a video featuring all of the photographers at the event. The videographer is Charles R. and he goes by the handle “Hikikomorisama.” You can see more of his video work here and some of his photography here. Here is the photographer interview on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19nHd-NCtlQ I’m … Continue reading

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Katsucon 2013

I’ll be attending Katsucon 2013. It is a large convention in the National Harbor, MD area. I’ll, of course, be taking cosplay photos for a good amount of the convention. I’m open for short photo sessions and my usual impromptu pictures. Edit: Went to the convention and finished processing the photos. Check out these image galleries for photos of the convention: Photography Banzai Gallery: Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Facebook (you … Continue reading

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I attended Taiyou Con 2013

Edit: I finished processing my photos. Please check out the related gallery links articles below. Convention Report Technical Talk Convention Photos: Photography Banzai: Friday, Saturday, Maid Cafe, Masquerade, Sunday Facebook (tag-able): Friday, Saturday, Maid Cafe, Masquerade, Sunday For anyone who came to this website looking for Taiyou Con photos that I took… I won’t be able to process and upload them until I get back home on the 11th. It … Continue reading

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How not to compete: Canon 6D Announcement

Canon announced their new 6D full-frame camera body. You can see all of the detailed specifications here. You can see my article on the Nikon D600 here where I basically gave it a very positive outlook. While compromises were made with the D600, it still has enough from a value standpoint to be really appealing. The Canon 6D on the other hand has a suggested retail price of $2099 US, … Continue reading

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Opinion: Nikon D600 Announcement

As I’m sure most of the people who read this site know, the Nikon D600 was announced recently. The simple fact you need to know is that it is an enthusiast level full-frame camera. Not only that, but the starting price of $2099 in the USA is the lowest a full-frame (FF) camera has been offered for from release (technically, the Sony A850 that bombed was $2000?). This camera is … Continue reading

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