MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

TJ’s Daily Photo #24- Powerline

The Daily Photo #24-January 24th, 2016 Powerline Photography can be pretty good at showing you the way something looked at a certain time. Not perfect, but pretty good. Photography can also show the way we felt about a subject at a particular time or how how we thought something should look. For these, and other reasons, most photographs […]

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MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

TJ’s Daily Photo #22- The Empire Hotel

The Daily Photo #22- January 2nd, 2016 The Empire Hotel This shot is from a series of photos taken  in Secauacus, New Jersey. On the road at a trade show, we stayed in a hotel that had a large amount of halogen bulbs reflecting light off of its own off-white facade. It was amazing how the hotel was essentially […]

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MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

The Daily Photo #4- 34 Years

  TDP #4, January 4th, 2016. 34 Years. We were doing some test shots around midnight, as it turned to my birthday, January 4th. This sort of represented to me the shedding the last year, both 2015 and my own 33rd year. It was achieved by using a long exposure of 3.2 seconds, and using a […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

Forget All That Noise! Shooting Stills with the Sony A7s

  The first mirrorless cameras had a tough time competing. It was the birth of EVF’s (electronic viewfinders), the cameras had small-ish sensors, most had slower autofocus performance and of course, they were smaller. Some scoffed at the idea of carrying around a  “toy” instead of their “Pro DSLR”. Fast forward to today, and Panasonic, Olympus, and Fuji are […]

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MPEX Experience

A Shot in the Dark

This past week I had the opportunity to go on the Columbus Night’s Photo Walk led by Aaron Sheldon. For having rained all day, it was a surprisingly great turn out with about 10-15 people or so. I was excited and nervous to be shooting long exposures with a 10-stop ND Lee Big Stopper filter […]

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