Author Archives: mcwheely

Sibling Rivalry 2017 video links

Here you go – video from Sibling Rivalry 2o17.  There are some flaws; as usual, this is a one man operation and I was trying to take photos along the way as well.  Expect random scoreboard dropouts, some missing audio, … Continue reading

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Nikon Repair Experience – November 2016

So I managed to screw up the lens mount on my D5.  This post will track its progress through the system.  I have had one good, rapid repair experience with Nikon, one kind of okay experience that took a while, … Continue reading

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Working on a new portfolio.

Unintended side effect of decommissioning the “photo store” was that the decent gallery of decent things has gone away.  So I guess I should work on a new portfolio.  Oops.

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Sibling Rivalry 2016 Video List

Here’s video from Sibling Rivalry 2016.  Please read below and remember, you get what you pay for!

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Nikon Repair Experience – September 2015

In this entry, I will be keeping a chronicle of my current repair experience with Nikon.  The last two times I have had to deal directly with Nikon, the service was extremely slow (months to complete repairs) but this time it … Continue reading

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random thoughts

Random thoughts on an old blog post that I started but never finished.   To Friend #1:  You own your body and your image.  If you’re not comfortable with what was posted, ask the photographer to take it down.  It’s okay … Continue reading

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That’s a lot of wheels.

So someone asked me what leagues I had taken pictures of. There are a lot of people who have been to more but sadly there are many more people who have seen a lot less. Going to see other teams … Continue reading

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X-Rite ColorChecker Passport – first glance

Today I picked up an X-Rite ColorChecker Passport.  This is a little gadget and an accompanying software package that is designed to help you get accurate colors for your photos.  I think it will be more useful in studio situations … Continue reading

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Pocket Wizard Zone/Group Interoperability

Nerd time.  I bought a PocketWizard Plus III set to remotely trigger a camera.  Then I got curious as to how they interoperated, but there was no good reference on the PocketWizard wiki.  So I sat down and tested with … Continue reading

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Will trade photos for gas money

The derby photography business isn’t really a business.  It’s more of this thing where I throw money into a hole and some pictures come out.  It costs a lot of money for travel, equipment, insurance, etc. and this all basically … Continue reading

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