I just wanted to pop in and say Hi! I'm really happy to be joining you and looking forward to helping you host the finest in African photographic adventures. I can't wait 'til June and am looking forward to meeting some excellent new friends. Making new friends under African skies; just how cool is that?
I, for one, love Tanzania and Andy has laid out a very nice itinerary for us; we're going to step off of the plane and right into Africa. Get ready to have a good time; your drivers and guides will be first class; your meals will be yummy and the photographic opportunities, I promise you, will be many. Add kindred spirits, big-scary-furry-things, cameras, and I recon a fine time will be had by all.
Our safari is coming soon and I'm already noodling my photographic approach. I think I'll hit the HD video pretty hard. Stills too, of course, but I want to travel sorta light. Sometimes less is more. Nimble equipment makes for faster reactions and Tanzania offers lots of opportunities to react quickly. Maybe an environmental portraiture session with the local tribesmen.
Anyway, pop into my blog at www.idcphotography.com and I'll post what I'm thinking as we get closer to the June trips. It might be quiet there for a few days as we're off to Las Vegas to do guest appearances for Corel. My wife Maura and I are both Corel Painter Masters and are busy trying to help nurture the emerging art of Digital Painting. I'm excited to add images from this trip to a series of African paintings I'm creating. You can see examples of our work on our website under â€œIllustration. Lots of pioneering stuff to try with all these exciting new tools, huh?
Once again, thanks for the soapbox Andy. I'm looking forward to many adventures!
See you soon, folks!