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Jon Sienkiewicz Blog  |  Jan 01, 2010  |  0 comments

After more than 40 years of actively taking photographs, I’m very pleased that I can say that I am still finding new things to do—including many exciting things I’ve never done before.

Jon Sienkiewicz Blog  |  Nov 07, 2009  |  0 comments

I collect arrows. No, not the kind with feather fletching that archers launch from bows. I collect images of arrows, mainly those painted on pavement. I guess I have hundreds of them, but sadly they’re scattered all over the place because I didn’t realize I was collecting them until a couple years ago.

Jon Sienkiewicz Blog  |  Aug 07, 2009  |  0 comments

Above images where shot by Kerrick James using a Pentax K-7. The top image is without HDR, the middle using Standard HDR and the bottom with HDR set at Strong.

Jon Sienkiewicz Blog  |  Jul 19, 2009  |  0 comments

I enjoy shooting food. I don't do it well enough for Bon Appetit to come knocking on my door with an assignment, but I do get hungry when I edit.

Jon Sienkiewicz Blog  |  Jul 05, 2009  |  0 comments

Here’s another ‘what is it?’ for you. Fish gills? Cooling fins on a car radiator? No—as you probably guessed—it’s a mushroom. Not the kind you can eat—it’s the kind that plagues your lawn when the sun shines after a rain.

Jon Sienkiewicz Blog  |  Jun 25, 2009  |  0 comments

Pentax announced a new underwater, all weather camera this week—the Optio W80—and I’m glad to hear it. It’s been raining so much in New York this spring that the Weather Channel has started showing reruns—or so it seems. I am really getting tired of taking pictures of raindrops on roses. It hasn’t been sunny in so long that I fear our Earth has lost her status as a planet.

Jon Sienkiewicz Blog  |  Jun 11, 2009  |  0 comments

The House of Representatives recently passed the so-called “clunker rebate” bill that provides robust monetary incentives to folks who upgrade from a gas guzzler to a more energy efficient vehicle. There are conditions of course (it’s a government program after all) and as of this writing it hasn’t passed through the Senate, but if it’s signed into law, some lucky car buyers may get as much as $4500 back. I think it’s a great idea, despite the fact that it rewards those who sinned against the environment in the past by driving socially irresponsible vehicles.

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