IT Excuse Generator

Feeds
Add to Google
RSS FEED


Photography
April 10, 2009
-Fly like an eagle
The music is a bit strange but this video from a small camera attached to soaring Golden Eagle is quite amazing....
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

March 02, 2009
-My path to discovering Vermont Waterfowl
Living in Vermont provides me with constant opportunities to make lots of landscape photographs. Everyday, no matter where I go I come across some picturesque scene and can't stop myself...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

February 16, 2009
-Next generation PocketWizards Impresses
Earlier today PocketWizard announced their next generation of PocketWizard flash syncs and they look nothing short of amazing. Unfortunately, for Nikon shooters, we'll have to wait until the 2nd Quarter...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

February 12, 2009
-Photography is not a crime or terrorism
.cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www.comedycentral.com/comedycentral/video/assets/syndicated-logo-over.png') !important;}.cc_links a{color:#b9b9b9;text-decoration:none;}.cc_show a{color:#707070;text-decoration:none;}.cc_title a{color:#868686;text-decoration:none;}.cc_links a:hover{color:#67bee2;text-decoration:underline;}The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cNailed 'Em - Amtrak Photographer Yep, Amtrak really does have a photography contest and their security...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

January 07, 2009
-How does a photographer fix a broken light switch?
How does a photographer fix a broken dimmer light switch in their office that is stuck on high and making the light too harsh? No, the answer is not to...
       Read More | 1 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

December 01, 2008
-Nikon D3x announced, Where's the new 70-200mm?
All the rumors are no longer rumors. Nikon officially announced the Nikon D3x SLR today. This professional digital SLR features a new Nikon designed sensor that delivers 24.5-megapixel resolution and...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

November 16, 2008
-FolderShare to the rescue! Mozy fails, it's gone!
I've had an unbelievable frustrating few days thanks to a significant OS crash Thursday. It was the first crash I've ever experienced like this since I switched to Mac. It...
       Read More | 4 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

November 13, 2008
-My thoughts on the RED Scarlet and Epic
RED finally announced the not-so-secret Scarlet and Epic today. Lots of the photography bloggers and gadget blogs are saying it is game changing. Forum nerds say they're "DSLR killers". A...
       Read More | 1 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

August 15, 2008
-PhotoCalc is pretty neat
PhotoCalc by Adair Systems is a handy iPhone/iPod Touch App for photographers. Most useful for me is the Flash Exposure calculator but it also features: Exposure Reciprocation calculator Depth...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

August 08, 2008
-Nikon swings and misses by a hair with the Coolpix P6000
The newly announced Nikon Coolpix P6000 sounds like a real winner when you judge it by the specs reported by DPreview: 13.5 megapixel CCD (effective) 4x wide-angle zoom lens (28...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

August 06, 2008
-Nikon D80 replacement specs? Will it be the Nikon D90?
Thom Hogan, a well known and respected photographer who usually has his finger firmly on the pulse of Nikon has posted what he believes is the specficiations of Nikon's top...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

August 01, 2008
-RIP Film... VT Lab holds funeral for film
Last night WCAX covered Light Works' Film Funeral. The Burlington, VT Lab that serves professional photographers has mixed their last batch of film fixer and is exiting the film processing...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

July 24, 2008
-More photography gear for sale
I'm selling some gently used Bogen-Manfrotto Tripod and Monopod Heads locally on Craigslist. I'm selling this stuff since I've switched to RRS L Plates and an Acratech ballhead. Don't get...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

June 30, 2008
-Nikon D700, Nikon SB-900 Flash!!!! They are real!
[Focus Numerique]...
       Read More | 3 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

June 27, 2008
-Another D700 Spy Pic?
What lens is that? Nikon 105mm f/2.0D AF DC, 135mm F2 D/DC, or something new? The more I look at this one the faker I think it looks. Get...
       Read More | 2 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

June 26, 2008
-Nikon D700 and 24-120mm VR Spy Pic?
Is this the new Nikon D700 and an updated 24-120mm VR lens? [Evolife via Nikon Watch] If the rumors are to be believed it will be announced July 1st, and...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

June 24, 2008
-What's In My Camera Bags
As a commercial and wedding photographer I do the majority of my work on location. For most shoots, traveling with lots of gear that required two or three assistants to...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

May 23, 2008
-I'm selling some great slightly used Canon gear
If you're a local photo-geek, know a photo-geek in Vermont, or don't mind driving here, I'm selling some of my less used Nikon Gear and Canon Gear locally on Craigslist...
       Read More | 2 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

May 13, 2008
-How To Properly Clean DSLR Camera Lenses
It doesn't surprise me how often I'm asked by new and experienced photographers how I clean my DSLR camera lenses. If you're not a photographer or even an amateur DSLR...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

March 12, 2008
-Leatherman Skeletool Is Wicked Cool
Later this week Leatherman is coming out with a new, lighter, and radically redesigned tool called the Leatherman Skeletool CX. It's made of aluminum, Carbon-fiber, and stainless steel and coated...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

March 04, 2008
-Call For Help with Jeff
This afternoon I was on Call For Help with Jeff on WCWP. We talked about photography and photo gear. I was the first guest and the interview was about 15...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

January 16, 2008
-I'll Take Two Capsules And Call You In The Morning
The only thing announced today at MacWorld that still has me excited is the Apple Time Capsule. It's a wireless network attached storage drive that can be used with Mac...
       Read More | 1 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

December 12, 2007
-Slowly Getting Back Up To Speed
Things are starting to get back to normal here and I'm trying to get back to posting on a more regular basis. Unfortunately, I never got away and went on...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

September 20, 2007
-Whoa! Open Source Wireless Remotes for Flash Photography?!
Having bought 13 PocketWizards Plus II remotes it's very interesting to hear there is now discussion about the possibility of creating an open source design of wireless remotes over at...
       Read More | 1 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

September 13, 2007
-Nikon ViewNX Is Out, Isn't It Two Years Too Late?
[Not a Nikon shooter? Move on, nothing to see here except, well...what are you stupid? Buy a Nikon already!] Nikon has released ViewNX for Mac and Windows and it's really...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

August 23, 2007
-Treatment Needed for Acute Nikon Acquisition Syndrome
I need a prescription for my Nikon Acquisition Syndrome after today's announcement of the Nikon D3 and Nikon D300. While the D3 is full frame it smartly nixes all my...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

June 20, 2007
-Wavering on Drobo
The more I hear and read about the Drobo the more I think it'll be the best solution for my needs. I'm still a bit unsure. Laughing Squid has posted...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

June 10, 2007
-Nikon D3 Rumors Are Driving Me Mad
I don't get a chance to write about photography as much as I'd like but all the recent rumors about Nikon's impending announcement of the D3 has inspired me. I...
       Read More | 3 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

May 16, 2007
-Photo Storage and Workflow Issues
I'm in serious need of some type of storage solution for photos that I'm preprocessing before sending them to the lab or album maker and I can't make up my...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

March 28, 2007
-Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Now Available For Preorders
After a long wait for many, Adobe finally announced the pricing of Adobe Creative Suite 3. In addition to many new features CS3 natively supports Apple's Intel based Macs. From...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

March 15, 2007
-14 Links Explaining Photography Is Not A Crime
With increasing frequency photographers are getting harassed by security guards and police officers for no reason. To make matters worse, there are lots of misconceptions about the laws limiting...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

March 12, 2007
-Finally A Safe Method for Digital Camera Sensor Dust Removal?
Call me timid or silly but I have never tried to clean my cameras' sensors myself. I try to change my lenses quickly to minimize dust infiltration but sometimes you...
       Read More | 1 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

December 25, 2006
-Vermont Web Cams
After a long hiatus My Web Cam is back on. I used to run it 24/7 using an older version of WebcamXP and that version didn't get along well with...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

December 11, 2006
-Calumet Photo NYC is moving soon
Calumet Photo's New York City location will soon be moving. It is currently located at 16 West 19th Street. My source says the new location will be at 22 West...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

November 16, 2006
-Tenba Shootout Backpacks
Like most photographers I have a closet full of camera bags that have been castaway for one reason another. Most fell out of favor because they were either too uncomfortable...
       Read More | 3 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

October 24, 2006
-Photographer's Search Engine
Google Co-Op Custom Search is rock solid and amazingly cool. I've quickly updated all the AdSense Search boxes on BowlingFans.com to use it. Major improvement! Not only are the...
       Read More | 1 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

October 02, 2006
-Zooomr Login/Merge Issues
I've been playing around with Zooomr but between the changes to their login schemes I some how got two accounts and their merge feature doesn't ever want to load or...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

July 09, 2006
-Moooo
I'm trying out Zooomr and their nice offer to bloggers. cowHosted on Zooomr...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

March 21, 2006
-No Closer To A Finding A Name
There has been over 50 entries in the Domain/Business Name Contest. I've narrowed down all the entries to a few strong possibilities. But I'm having a very hard time making...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

March 01, 2006
-Domain/Business Name Contest Continues
On Sunday I announced a Domain/Business Name Contest where someone could Win $100. There has been a steady stream of entries coming in but today they slowed down a lot....
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

February 26, 2006
-Help me find a New Domain/Business Name, Win $100!
Completely inspired by a similar competition on problogger.net, I've decided I'd start one of my own. I used to be in the "photography business" and after taking a twelve year...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks

December 30, 2005
-If you can see it, you can shoot it
Andrew Kantor at USAToday.com has offered up a great column yesterday, New digital camera? Know how, where you can use it. It completely covers Photographer's Legal Rights, where one can...
       Read More | 0 Comments | 0 Trackbacks









This web site is provided "as is" with no representations or warranties, and confer no rights. We are not liable for omissions or typographical errors contained in the content. Use at your sole risk.
The opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent any other entity or party we may have a connection or affiliation with.
usrbingeek, usr bin geek, usrbingeek.com, #!/usr/bin/geek are trademarks of usrbingeek LLC. All other trademarks and tradenames are property of their respective owners.