Clyde Thomas

Clyde Thomas

Lives in United States St. Louis, MO, United States
Works as a Photosopher
Has a website at www.ctphotographx.com
Joined on Dec 4, 2010
About me:

Thirty five years self employed photographer. Here to help through sharing experience. Here to learn from everyone.

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Excellent lighting and treatments. Very tasteful.
Well executed and entertaining concept.

Bravo!

Direct link | Posted on Aug 10, 2014 at 05:20 UTC as 21st comment
On Drone lighting could be coming soon to your studio article (129 comments in total)

Two of these and a camera drone could accommodate most of my portrait sessions from the comfort of my office.

Release the hounds.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 19, 2014 at 02:12 UTC as 9th comment
On What is equivalence and why should I care? article (1990 comments in total)

I never understood why this is so hard to understand.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 7, 2014 at 18:57 UTC as 274th comment | 1 reply
On Adobe announces new 'Focus masks' feature in CC update article (18 comments in total)

I'd rather they fix, or return the crop tool to previous versions. I don't mind an option for new crop tool, but forcing me to use it is unacceptable. Adobe has killed my workflow, treating me like a pony in their circus.

Canceling my CC subscription soon, now that I'm spending more time back in CS6. Will consider returning when Adobe respects the way I want to work.

Yes I know many of you like the new crop tool. Good for you. Please don't try and convince me that it's good for me. I think it's broken, and affects my bottom line for business hours spent on image editing. Anything that does that gets the boot.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:34 UTC as 1st comment

Contax and Rollie both produced exotic vacuum back cameras to keep the film perfectly flat. Precision German engineering made a really big deal about that back when.

Is Sony throwing us a curve or shooting straight here?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 18, 2014 at 03:23 UTC as 131st comment | 3 replies
On PicTricks offers cheap photo 'fixes' article (20 comments in total)

Funny some folk claim these type of services are killing off professional photography.

Client based pro-tography was never about retouching, or camera, or studio, or lighting, or sharp lenses, or any of those mechanicals.

The successful PRO-tographer forms good relationships with good clients. Services such as this get me away from the mechanics, and allow me to spend more time building relationships. Pretty simple math.

I'll be checking out PicTricks.

Direct link | Posted on Jun 1, 2014 at 03:53 UTC as 5th comment
On Flickering fireflies in time-lapse article (34 comments in total)

Well done Vincent. Quite enjoyable. Excellent music scoring too.

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2014 at 02:47 UTC as 2nd comment
On Journey to the center of the Earth with Robbie Shone article (49 comments in total)

Wow

Direct link | Posted on May 11, 2014 at 18:57 UTC as 17th comment
On National Park Service bans drones in Yosemite article (170 comments in total)

They need to implement a "Drone Day" every other Tuesday.

Direct link | Posted on May 7, 2014 at 17:41 UTC as 13th comment | 2 replies
On Did Amazon just patent the seamless background setup? article (133 comments in total)

Whew I'm safe! I use tripod or handheld.

Amazon camera attached to a Disney Land stanchion.

They sure do like that Mickey Mouse.

Direct link | Posted on May 7, 2014 at 17:38 UTC as 31st comment
On 'City of Samba': Rio Carnival in tilt-shift article (48 comments in total)

Love it! Kudos to you Keith for shooting something with vision and personal signature... instead of hanging out hating on forums.

Bravo!

Direct link | Posted on Apr 28, 2014 at 14:17 UTC as 12th comment | 1 reply
On Fujifilm X-T1 Review preview (570 comments in total)

I swear this thing should have a CONTAX RTS label on it.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 16, 2014 at 04:03 UTC as 54th comment | 1 reply
On Fujifilm X-T1 Review preview (570 comments in total)

Compared this X-T1 to my Sony a7R in the store recently. I must say the Fuji and lens felt much better in hand all around. The slightly bigger-er size and extreme high quality feel made my little Sony feel cheeky.

Now I know where the old Minolta designers must have reincarnated after Sony killed them off. Big difference when a camera company designs compared to an electronics gaming company.

I've been with Sony since the beginning, and with Minolta for 20 years before that. This Fuji X-T1 felt like a real photographers tool compared to the Sony a7 techno-craft wizbanger.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 16, 2014 at 03:49 UTC as 56th comment | 2 replies

Rest in peace Anja. Thank you for your contributions to this world.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 5, 2014 at 05:16 UTC as 42nd comment
On SmugMug Films: Pulse-pounding aerial photography article (33 comments in total)

How plane, and inspiring.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 2, 2014 at 09:18 UTC as 25th comment
On 10 essential time-saving Photoshop tips article (88 comments in total)

I'm too busy to take a time saving tutorial.

oh wait

Direct link | Posted on Jan 27, 2014 at 17:24 UTC as 19th comment

Oh my God.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 26, 2014 at 09:45 UTC as 265th comment

Good to see any company producing accessories that some photographers can put to very good use.

Bravo Sammy and Cokin!

Direct link | Posted on Jan 25, 2014 at 04:47 UTC as 8th comment
On Fujifilm teases upcoming SLR-style X system camera article (921 comments in total)

Handsome camera. But I'll be so happy when the industry finally gets over the retro craze, and start moving ergonomics forward for both horizontal and vertical togs.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 21, 2014 at 01:10 UTC as 86th comment | 4 replies
On CES 2014: Sigma Stand Report article (40 comments in total)

How is it that 5 votes claim to have "had" the new 50/1.4?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 9, 2014 at 01:27 UTC as 21st comment | 1 reply
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