Dan Murano http://danmurano.com/taxonomy/term/492 en On the editing table, installment one http://danmurano.com/photography/editing-table-installment-one <div data-history-node-id="145" class="node node--type-photography node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h3> <a href="/photography/editing-table-installment-one" hreflang="en">On the editing table, installment one</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">October 25, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-field-colorbox-paragraph field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-10/Paris-building1b_0.jpg" title="Paris. March, 2000." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Paris. March, 2000.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Paris. March, 2000.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-10/Paris-building1b_0.jpg" width="673" height="900" alt="Paris. March, 2000." title="Paris. March, 2000." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>Paris, March, 2000.</h3> <p>This is a finished print in a temporary mat. It helps to have extra mats or some high quality cropping Ls for this process.</p> <p>I looked at a laser proof of this image for many years before finally making this 9x14" Epson P800 print. The paper is Canson  Rag Photographique, which has a nice brightness without using optical brightening agents which can diminish over time. I used the Advanced B&amp;W mode of the Epson and dialed in my own printer settings for a soft sepia tone. It wasn't my intention when first taking the photo, but I think the warm tone gives an Atget look to this classic French building.</p> <p>I've looked at draft copies of my photos dozens of times over the years before getting down to making quality, matted presentations of my favorites. There is a huge difference between seeing an image on screen and have a print you can hold in your hand, and a quality laser printer can be a great help in this process. I've been printing proofs with my laser printer (mostly b&amp;w) since the mid 1990s. Here are some camera phone copies of this week's work in progress.</p> <hr /><p> </p></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-10/Vincent-de-paul1-b_0.jpg" title="St. Vincent de Paul. December, 2003. Paris. © Dan Murano, all rights reserved." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;St. Vincent de Paul. December, 2003. Paris. © Dan Murano, all rights reserved.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;St. Vincent de Paul. December, 2003. Paris. © Dan Murano, all rights reserved.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-10/Vincent-de-paul1-b_0.jpg" width="657" height="890" alt="St. Vincent de Paul. December, 2003. Paris. © Dan Murano, all rights reserved." title="St. Vincent de Paul. December, 2003. Paris. © Dan Murano, all rights reserved." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>St. Vincent de Paul. December, 2003. Paris.</h3> <p>The mural was made by Jean-Pierre Vasarely, (1934-2002) who went by the name Yvaral. It is made from stationary vertical metal slats and designed so that the image unveils more of itself as you walk down the street.</p> <p>I have this in color, but it works better in black and white, and it's a monochrome work anyway. I revisited this area on a recent trip and made some new images, but I'm still happy with how this rendering conveys the strength of the artwork and of VIncent's character as well.</p> <p>Here's a wiki page on Yvaral: <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Pierre_Yvaral">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Pierre_Yvaral</a></p> <hr /><p> </p></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-10/champs-elysees-1b_0.jpg" title="Billboard on the Champs-Elysées, Paris, December, 2003. " data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Billboard on the Champs-Elysées, Paris, December, 2003. &quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Billboard on the Champs-Elysées, Paris, December, 2003. &quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-10/champs-elysees-1b_0.jpg" width="675" height="900" alt="Billboard on the Champs-Elysées, Paris, December, 2003. " title="Billboard on the Champs-Elysées, Paris, December, 2003. " typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>A billboard on the Champs-Elysées, Paris, December, 2003.</h3> <p>It was a brisk day with a cold color sky. No matter how many times I looked at this image over the years, I was never happy with its cold blues and clatter of color. </p> <p>A few nights ago, I made this black and white print (abt. 9 x 15" in a 16x20" mat). I think it's much stronger than the color version. That said, I may look at it two years from now and decide to try it in color again.</p> <p>Like any written or visual art, a photo's meaning changes over time as it reflects what you bring to it.</p> <hr /><p> </p></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-10/pregnant-woman-dunes1b_0.jpg" title="Provincetown / N. Truro, 1981/82." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Provincetown / N. Truro, 1981/82.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Provincetown / N. Truro, 1981/82.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-10/pregnant-woman-dunes1b_0.jpg" width="900" height="725" alt="Provincetown / N. Truro, 1981/82." title="Provincetown / N. Truro, 1981/82." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>Provincetown / N. Truro, 1981/82.</h3> <p>A pregnant woman watches a man walking towards the ocean in the dunes near Pilgrim Lake, between North Truro and Provincetown on the lower Cape. </p> <p>A long time ago, a friend pointed out symbols and symbolism in this image that I hadn't consciously considered. Sometimes I need to study a picture over many years to realize what I originally saw with my intuition. Trusting intuition makes me a happy photographer. </p> <p>This is a commercial print from a scan of a faded color negative. Some of the fading is evident in magenta tints wavering over the image. It will probably take a lot of hours to correct this - or I may just make it a bit lighter and leave it that way.</p> <hr /><p> </p></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-10/Wild_donkey1b_0.jpg" title="Nevada, February, 2004. " data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Nevada, February, 2004. &quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Nevada, February, 2004. &quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-10/Wild_donkey1b_0.jpg" width="671" height="900" alt="Nevada, February, 2004. " title="Nevada, February, 2004. " typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>Nevada, February, 2004.</h3> <p>This placid looking wild donkey was one of several wandering in the hills near Red Rock Canyon outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. I was probably being stupid, but I walked right up to him and made this picture with a wide angle lens.The lens enlarged his head forward from the rest of his body. That's one of the reasons I like it. </p> <hr /><p> </p></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-10/Patrick-chin_up-b.jpg" title="Patrick, circa 1989." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Patrick, circa 1989.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Patrick, circa 1989.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-10/Patrick-chin_up-b.jpg" width="675" height="900" alt="Patrick, circa 1989." title="Patrick, circa 1989." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>Patrick. 1989/90.</h3> <p>This is Patrick. It will take years to print all the wonderful photos of him. Character, brains, talent, a gold heart and good looks.</p> <p>I usually use white mats, but I like the wide, white borders here surround by black. This is just a laser print that I have now marked for quality reprinting.</p> <p>Having a clean, well-lit space is key to editing and working with your images.</p> <hr /><p> </p></div> </div></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>An ongoing series about editing work.</h3> <p>Scroll down the page to read about the images.</p> <p>Clicking any image opens a gallery.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/510" hreflang="en">Paris</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/504" hreflang="en">Provincetown</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/509" hreflang="en">Las Vegas</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/90" hreflang="en">Animals</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/88" hreflang="en">Portraits</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/89" hreflang="en">Street photography</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/83" hreflang="en">Matting and framing</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/78" hreflang="en">Editing your work</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/70" hreflang="en">Inkjet photo papers</a></div> </div> <section> <h3>Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=145&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="a33qdQaTba_r0l1vv_FwBZIgC6oqt3O6UNjiRBrveEo"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-copyright field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Copyright</div> <div class="field--item">© Dan Murano, all rights reserved</div> </div> </div> Wed, 25 Oct 2017 15:55:46 +0000 muranod 145 at http://danmurano.com Theater photography from an earlier age on Pittsburgh's North Side http://danmurano.com/photography/theater-photography-earlier-age-pittsburghs-north-side <div data-history-node-id="129" class="node node--type-photography node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-field-photo field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_325x325/public/2017-06/Thats_ent-pt_2_700h_Murano.jpg?itok=S7zYgWcc 254w, /sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2017-06/Thats_ent-pt_2_700h_Murano.jpg?itok=FWF6hRz4 507w, /sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2017-06/Thats_ent-pt_2_700h_Murano.jpg?itok=6cMH3uiv 546w" sizes="(min-width: 1290px) 1290px, 100vw" src="/sites/default/files/styles/max_325x325/public/2017-06/Thats_ent-pt_2_700h_Murano.jpg?itok=S7zYgWcc" alt="The cast of &quot;That&#039;s Entertainment, part 2 1/2&quot;." title="The cast of &quot;That&#039;s Entertainment, part 2 1/2&quot;." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h3> <a href="/photography/theater-photography-earlier-age-pittsburghs-north-side" hreflang="en">Theater photography from an earlier age on Pittsburgh&#039;s North Side</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">June 21, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-field-colorbox-paragraph field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/Gorman_Lowe_as_Dorothy1.jpg" title="Gorman Lowe in &quot;The Wizard of Odds.&quot; (1977)" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Gorman Lowe in &quot;The Wizard of Odds.&quot; (1977)&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Gorman Lowe in &quot;The Wizard of Odds.&quot; (1977)&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Gorman_Lowe_as_Dorothy1.jpg" width="485" height="725" alt="Gorman Lowe in &quot;The Wizard of Odds.&quot; (1977)" title="Gorman Lowe in &quot;The Wizard of Odds.&quot; (1977)" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-05/Wizard_of_Odds-1_Murano.jpg" title="David Pressau (L) &amp; Don DiFonso as Scarecrow and Tin Man. (1977)" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;David Pressau (L) &amp; Don DiFonso as Scarecrow and Tin Man. (1977)&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;David Pressau (L) &amp; Don DiFonso as Scarecrow and Tin Man. (1977)&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-05/Wizard_of_Odds-1_Murano.jpg" width="629" height="800" alt="David Pressau (L) &amp; Don DiFonso as Scarecrow and Tin Man. (1977)" title="David Pressau (L) &amp; Don DiFonso as Scarecrow and Tin Man. (1977)" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/gorman-wiz-odds-01.jpg" title="Gorman with the Wizard." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Gorman with the Wizard.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Gorman with the Wizard.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/gorman-wiz-odds-01.jpg" width="473" height="700" alt="Gorman with the Wizard." title="Gorman with the Wizard." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><ol> <li class="captionbox1">Above: Gorman Lowe as Dorothy in <em>The Wizard of Odds</em>, 1977. Gorman was a comedic genius who, together with his friend KC, initiated the theater series at the club. Wizard of Odds was one of the major skits within That's Entertainment, part 2 1/2.</li> <li class="captionbox1">David Pressau, left, and Don DiFonso as Scarecrow and Tin Man. (1977). David was also the pianist for a number of shows and Don was the troupe's wonderfully talented costume designer and actor, who only recently retired from the business.</li> <li class="captionbox1">Dorothy's audience with the Wizard.</li> </ol> <p>The shows needed publicity and I was thrilled to provide photography for it. Most of the photo work I had done prior to this was quiet stuff that required little in the way of interpersonal skills. It became a real joy to work among these talented, creative and often zany people. Our time together was magic and fun, and I love how it shows in these photos we made.</p> <hr /></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/Joyce_nice_girl-01.jpg" title="Joyce Lewis" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Joyce Lewis&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Joyce Lewis&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Joyce_nice_girl-01.jpg" width="653" height="725" alt="Joyce Lewis" title="Joyce Lewis" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h2><em>What's a Nice Place Like This Doing in a Girl Like You?</em></h2> <p>Joyce Lewis was another one of the mega-talented actors / actresses who regularly produced and performed her own shows at the club, and also performed as a cast member in others. Each producer had his or her own entourage and Joyce's troupe, combined with her quick wit, sparkle and charm, made for a successful string of performances over several years at the club. <em>What's a Nice Place Like This Doing In a Girl Like You</em> included a wide variety of musical and comedy skits.</p> <ol> <li class="captionbox1">Above: Joyce Lewis rehearses for <em>What's a Nice Place Like This Doing in a Girl Like You?</em></li> <li class="captionbox1">Below: Joyce Lewis during a publicity photo shoot for "Nice Place."</li> </ol> </div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/Joyce_rehearsal_02.jpg" title="Joyce Lewis during a publicity photo shoot for &quot;Nice Place.&quot;" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Joyce Lewis during a publicity photo shoot for &quot;Nice Place.&quot;&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Joyce Lewis during a publicity photo shoot for &quot;Nice Place.&quot;&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Joyce_rehearsal_02.jpg" width="825" height="563" alt="Joyce Lewis during a publicity photo shoot for &quot;Nice Place.&quot;" title="Joyce Lewis during a publicity photo shoot for &quot;Nice Place.&quot;" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/scorpio-01.jpg" title="Dann Howard on his television set as Scorpio." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Dann Howard on his television set as Scorpio.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Dann Howard on his television set as Scorpio.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/scorpio-01.jpg" width="473" height="700" alt="Dann Howard on his television set as Scorpio." title="Dann Howard on his television set as Scorpio." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h2>Scorpio ...Live</h2> <p>Dann Howard was a member of the theater group who also had his own gig hosting Saturday afternoon Sci-Fi films as <em>Scorpio </em>on WPGH channel 53, one of Pittsburgh's few UHF stations at the time. Like most of the other producers, Dann opened both his Home Circle productions and his television show to friends and colleagues. <em>Scorpio</em> had many gay overtones in its skits, and in August or September, 1977, the series was cancelled following the airing of an egregiously politically incorrect spoof of a Japanese horror film.</p> </div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/dann_howard_1977b_Murano.jpg" title="Dann Howard prepares for a Scorpio performance at the club." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Dann Howard prepares for a Scorpio performance at the club.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Dann Howard prepares for a Scorpio performance at the club.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/dann_howard_1977b_Murano.jpg" width="535" height="750" alt="Dann Howard prepares for a Scorpio performance at the club." title="Dann Howard prepares for a Scorpio performance at the club." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/Kevin_makeup1.jpg" title="Kevin Bossolono applies makup for his Scorpio performance." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Kevin Bossolono applies makup for his Scorpio performance.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Kevin Bossolono applies makup for his Scorpio performance.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Kevin_makeup1.jpg" width="489" height="725" alt="Kevin Bossolono applies makup for his Scorpio performance." title="Kevin Bossolono applies makup for his Scorpio performance." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/Joyce_scorpio_live.jpg" title="Joyce Lewis on the television production of &quot;Scorpio ...Live.&quot;" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Joyce Lewis on the television production of &quot;Scorpio ...Live.&quot;&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Joyce Lewis on the television production of &quot;Scorpio ...Live.&quot;&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Joyce_scorpio_live.jpg" width="490" height="725" alt="Joyce Lewis on the television production of &quot;Scorpio ...Live.&quot;" title="Joyce Lewis on the television production of &quot;Scorpio ...Live.&quot;" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/chico-01.jpg" title="James &quot;Chico&quot; Elway on the set of &quot;Scorpio ...Live." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-sWawExjr2eM" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;James &quot;Chico&quot; Elway on the set of &quot;Scorpio ...Live.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;James &quot;Chico&quot; Elway on the set of &quot;Scorpio ...Live&quot;&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/chico-01.jpg" width="473" height="700" alt="James &quot;Chico&quot; Elway on the set of &quot;Scorpio ...Live&quot;" title="James &quot;Chico&quot; Elway on the set of &quot;Scorpio ...Live." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><ol> <li class="captionbox1">Above, top photo: Dann Howard on the television set of <em>Scorpio ...Live.</em></li> <li class="captionbox1">Dann Howard prepares for a Scorpio performance at the club.</li> <li class="captionbox1">Kevin Bossolono prepares for his part in a <em>Scorpio ...Live</em> performance at the Home Circle Club.</li> <li class="captionbox1">Joyce Lewis and Kevin Bossolono on the television set of <em>Scorpio ... Live. This is one of my favorite photos.</em></li> <li class="captionbox1">James "Chico" Elway on the television set for Scorpio. Chico was a friend and regular at the club. While not a member of the theater groups, Chico loved acting, singing and dancing. Soft-spoken and mild-mannered, Chico had one of the widest, warmest smiles of anyone I've known.</li> </ol> <p>The Home Circle theater productions ran over about two years, between 1977 and 1978.</p> <p><a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2006/08/16/A-real-trouper-Actor-s-back-on-the-boards-with-intermissions-for-dialysis/stories/200608160234" rel="Related content" target="_blank" title="Related: 2006 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article on Gorman Lowe">Related: 2006 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article on Gorman Lowe</a></p> <p><a href="Related: Obituary on Gorman Lowe: 'he had a voice like the angels'" target="_blank" title="2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obituary on Gorman Lowe">Related: 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obit on Gorman Lowe: 'he had a voice like the angels'</a></p> <p>Technical notes:</p> <p><em>Some of the images are scans from vintage prints (including some Ektacolor prints that I processed myself back then) and others, both B&amp;W and color, are from recent negative scans. The old Eastman 5247 negatives were the most difficult. The Kodak color negatives still look great and were not too difficult. The B&amp;W negatives, of course, held up the best.</em></p> <h4><strong>Click through the gallery below to see additional images:</strong></h4> <p>(The window has buttons for full screen and auto play.)</p> </div> </div></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>In the mid to late 1970s, I managed a barely successful nightclub on the North Side of Pittsburgh called the Home Circle Club, which sounded more like a knitting circle than the gay girls bar that it was when my family took over the license.</p> <p>The club was in a white, brick building with a forty-foot chiseled- hill looming over it. Branches and rocks often tumbled down onto the graveled roof that leaked whenever it rained. Parking was on residential side streets, and public transportation was a shadowy walk through a shuttered neighborhood.</p> <p>Faux-oak paneled walls surrounded the oval bar and a pool table on the upper level, and table seating overlooked the lower level, which had an oversize stage with a dressing room and a dance floor lit up by strings of Christmas lights flashing to disco beats. An industrial gas heater hanging from the ceiling rumbled like an idling bus through the long Pittsburgh winters, and in summer, pedestal fans churned sweltering air, mixing cigarette smoke with the smell of sour beer.</p> <p>Our bartender staged a walkout with her customers shortly after we took over, saying she said she didn't like the way we were running the place. Fortunately, I had known Pittsburgh's gay scene for years, so&nbsp; my friends and I fanned out through the bars to bring in new business. Friends brought their friends and we collected a congenial mix of gay and straight patrons who found the atmosphere homey and comfortable. Some came just for the homemade meals that mom cooked on Wednesdays and Sundays. It was a family operation.</p> <p>Among our new customers were actors from local theater groups, among them, Gorman Lowe, who also became a good friend. Gorman had recently played a seriously overweight King Herod in <em>Jesus Christ, Superstar, </em>furiously pedaling an exercise bike while singing his part. He was a brilliant actor and playwright, and a very witty man. Gorman recognized the club's potential for theater, and it wasn't long before he proposed a theater production designed for our humble stage. His and fellow producer / actor KC's&nbsp; musical comedy, <em>Bosom Buddies</em>, was the first in a string of performances by dozens of multi-talented actors, singers, choreographers, costume designers and musicians. Each show was written, directed and scored by the actors, who usually also played the leading roles. They were comedic geniuses, and audiences loved them.</p> <h2><em>The Wizard of Odds</em></h2> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/100" hreflang="en">Photos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/499" hreflang="en">Pittsburgh - historical</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/88" hreflang="en">Portraits</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/101" hreflang="en">Studio photography</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/496" hreflang="en">Theater photography</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/93" hreflang="en">Black and white</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/94" hreflang="en">Color negative</a></div> </div> <section> <a id="comment-131"></a> <div class="comment comment--type-comment comment--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Oh my goodness! I had no idea this was going on in Pittsburg in the late 70s! So much talent on display...and, Dan, your photos are truly wonderful. Thank you for sharing this time in your life!<br /> XO<br /> John</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-author field--type-ds field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item"> John F Paynter </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-user field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> </article> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-changed-date field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item">Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:10</div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=131&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="rzWYGK9c2bt-N90b1_5W-aa44VhSEW9bMqrNPcRzIUw"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <div class="indented"><a id="comment-134"></a> <div class="comment comment--type-comment comment--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Thank you, John. It was fun scanning and putting all these photos together again.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-comment-author field--type-ds field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item"> Dan Murano </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-user field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/5"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/5"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2016-10/dan1.jpg?itok=_Ee6JJ0d" width="80" height="80" alt="Dan Murano" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-changed-date field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item">Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:20</div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=134&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="b8Gdy_Xu6C-VHVNbAGigBASjYnCZ5UfRMAMIkeeUsFg"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> </div><a id="comment-135"></a> <div class="comment comment--type-comment comment--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>These are amazing, Dan. I truly look forward to the Dan Murano solo exhibit and being able to buy the Dan Murano coffee table book. These pictures deserve a wide audience!!!</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-author field--type-ds field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item"> Liz </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-user field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> </article> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-changed-date field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item">Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:40</div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=135&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="N3iXUxAWv2EvsepKLEuDJz6p9Oa5MKeBkEZO86AAYCg"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <a id="comment-136"></a> <div class="comment comment--type-comment comment--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Liz, Thank you for your wonderful comments, here and elsewhere. </p></div> <div class="field field--name-comment-author field--type-ds field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item"> Dan Murano </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-user field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/5"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/5"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2016-10/dan1.jpg?itok=_Ee6JJ0d" width="80" height="80" alt="Dan Murano" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-changed-date field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item">Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:41</div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=136&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="J5QKFwMlDaAkCR5hXmLTuK5lSidVbArlGC8VIoZFvhE"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> 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129 at http://danmurano.com Washington Gay Pride Day parade, 2017 http://danmurano.com/photography/washington-gay-pride-day-parade-2017 <div data-history-node-id="133" class="node node--type-photography node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h3> <a href="/photography/washington-gay-pride-day-parade-2017" hreflang="en">Washington Gay Pride Day parade, 2017</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">June 11, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-field-colorbox-paragraph field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a 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Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Pride_parade_2017_008.jpg" width="463" height="725" alt="Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017" title="Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/Pride_parade_2017_010.jpg" title="Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Pride_parade_2017_010.jpg" width="526" height="725" alt="Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017" title="Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/Pride_parade_2017_009.jpg" title="Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Pride_parade_2017_009.jpg" width="482" height="725" alt="Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017" title="Gay Pride Day parade, Washington, D.C., 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> </div></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>It was a typically sweltering Gay Pride day in Washington, D.C. when the parade started at 4:30 p.m., and it still had a long way to go when I left about two and a half hours later. Here are some of my favorite photos. Be sure to see the gallery at the bottom of the page for a wider selection of images.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/497" hreflang="en">LGBTQ</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/505" hreflang="en">Gay Pride</a></div> </div> <section> <h3>Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=133&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="adp_Q1PDd27uAO5OKY7gdh3_nw5cvBsd4ASCZFiIUrQ"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-copyright field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Copyright</div> <div class="field--item">© Dan Murano, all rights reserved</div> </div> <div><div class="juicebox-parent"> <div id="node--133--field-juicebox-gallery--rss" class="juicebox-container"> <noscript> <!-- Image gallery content for 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Dan Murano 133 at http://danmurano.com Dan Murano http://danmurano.com/photography/washington-gay-pride-day-parade-2017#comments Photos from the 1993 LGBT March on Washington http://danmurano.com/photography/photos-1993-lgbt-march-washington <div data-history-node-id="131" class="node node--type-photography node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h3> <a href="/photography/photos-1993-lgbt-march-washington" hreflang="en">Photos from the 1993 LGBT March on Washington</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">June 08, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Many of these images are scans of prints I made shortly after the March, along with some more recent scans of the negatives. Be sure to check out the gallery at the bottom of the page for a wider selection of images. (updated June 19, 2017.)</p> <p><img alt="Disabled participants at the head of the march wait for the signal to start." data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="6cda60aa-3f70-481a-a22f-ab01a7a9ece5" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/March_DC_93_start-07_0.jpg" />Disabled participants at the head of the march wait for the signal to start.<img alt="Spectators watch the march as it moves down Pennsylvania Avenue." data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="8a88dd53-ada8-45e6-a983-335633733ed6" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/M93_001.jpg" />Spectators watch the march from in front of the Old Post Office building on Pennsylvania Avenue.</p> <p> </p> <p><img alt="Young men watch from a building overlooking the march route." data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="ec0447fb-3e46-484d-b960-3fe79272cd98" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/M93_0012.jpg" />A group of guys watch from a building overlooking the march route.</p> <p> </p> <p><img alt="A rally on the National Mall followed the march." data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="bd84fe7d-d1b4-401a-95a5-b6a496d4805e" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/March_DC_93_mall1.jpg" />A rally on the National Mall followed the march.</p> <p> </p> <p><em>Click through the gallery below for more images.</em></p> <p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/100" hreflang="en">Photos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/507" hreflang="en">Political</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/501" hreflang="en">Washington - historical</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/506" hreflang="en">LGBTQ demonstrations</a></div> </div> <section> <h3>Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=131&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" 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Women&#039;s March on Washington</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">June 02, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-field-colorbox-paragraph field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-113.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-113.jpg" width="850" height="567" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-099.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-099.jpg" width="850" height="567" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-098.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-098.jpg" width="521" height="850" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-091.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-091.jpg" width="850" height="559" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-120.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-120.jpg" width="850" height="571" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-006.jpg" title="A marcher rides the carousel on the National Mall." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;A marcher rides the carousel on the National Mall.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-006.jpg" width="796" height="848" alt="A marcher rides the carousel on the National Mall." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-117.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-117.jpg" width="850" height="560" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-055.jpg" title="Spectators at the Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Spectators at the Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-055.jpg" width="535" height="850" alt="Spectators at the Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-070.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-070.jpg" width="850" height="562" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-124.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-124.jpg" width="850" height="567" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-114.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-114.jpg" width="850" height="564" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-074.jpg" title="Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-074.jpg" width="632" height="846" alt="Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-106.jpg" title="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/womens-march-1-2017-106.jpg" width="850" height="567" alt="The Women&#039;s March on D.C., Jan. 21, 2017" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> </div></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>A few photos from the Women's March on Washington which took place on January 21, 2017, the day after the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.</p> <p> Click the images to see a larger version in a gallery window.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/507" hreflang="en">Political</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/501" hreflang="en">Washington - historical</a></div> </div> <section> <h3>Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=130&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="NWcf-8TCY2KsWPDJQiStJOK_g5y-dKRde_qUH0SRpVA"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-copyright field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Copyright</div> <div class="field--item">© Dan Murano, all rights reserved</div> </div> </div> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 17:07:44 +0000 Dan Murano 130 at http://danmurano.com Dan Murano http://danmurano.com/photography/womens-march-washington#comments Talking pictures http://danmurano.com/photography/talking-pictures <div data-history-node-id="126" class="node node--type-photography node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-field-photo field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <img srcset="/sites/default/files/styles/max_325x325/public/2017-05/self-portrait-1990_Murano_625h.jpg?itok=HVmQtaDR 275w, /sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2017-05/self-portrait-1990_Murano_625h.jpg?itok=sGVuUhpc 528w" sizes="(min-width: 1290px) 1290px, 100vw" src="/sites/default/files/styles/max_325x325/public/2017-05/self-portrait-1990_Murano_625h.jpg?itok=HVmQtaDR" alt="Self-portrait, 1990. © Dan Murano" title="Self-portrait, 1990. © Dan Murano" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h3> <a href="/photography/talking-pictures" hreflang="en">Talking pictures</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">May 12, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-field-colorbox-paragraph field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-05/Print_notes_Murano.jpg" title="I make notes about the prints that I like." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;I make notes about the prints that I like.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;I make notes about the prints that I like.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-05/Print_notes_Murano.jpg" width="507" height="671" alt="I make notes about the prints that I like." title="I make notes about the prints that I like." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-05/photo-journal-page-01b_Murano_2.jpg" title="Sometimes my drawings closely resemble my prints." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Sometimes my drawings closely resemble my prints.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Sometimes my drawings closely resemble my prints.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-05/photo-journal-page-01b_Murano_2.jpg" width="778" height="647" alt="Sometimes my drawings closely resemble my prints." title="Sometimes my drawings closely resemble my prints." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>Make a set of cropping L's</h3> <p>I have thousands of my old prints and repeatedly examine them, one at a time, setting each one on a clean piece of mat board where I frame it with cropping L's.</p> <p>Cropping L's are one of my favorite tools. I make them from stock mats or from mats that were cut to the wrong size. I like them clean and wide so my eye's not distracted while I'm&nbsp; framing and cropping my pictures. A slight crop or tilt can dramatically change a photo's dynamic. L's also help me decide how much of a margin I want between the mat's inside border and edge of the print. I make notes when I'm doing this.</p> </div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-05/Cropping_Ls_Dan_Murano_0.jpg" title="Cropping L&#039;s also help you determine print margins." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-fAqPRM_oouA" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Cropping L&#039;s also help you determine print margins.&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Cropping L&#039;s also help you determine print margins.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-05/Cropping_Ls_Dan_Murano_0.jpg" width="622" height="800" alt="Cropping L&#039;s also help you determine print margins." title="Cropping L&#039;s also help you determine print margins." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><h3>Examine the work of other photographers</h3> <p>Another bit of advice I offer is: <em>examine and appreciate the work of other photographers</em>, present and past. Borrow or buy photo books, visit galleries and attend exhibitions. Pay attention to how other photographers present their work.</p> <p>When I left my hometown in the 1980's, I packed my car with clothes, my camera gear and darkroom, and a stack of carefully chosen photography books. Some were technical volumes and others were collections of photographs. Two I especially loved were collections of work by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Andre Kertesz. I also had a thick volume called: <em>Photography: Venice '79</em> that contained photo essays, writings, and a wide range of images. These books and others inspired me to branch out and experiment.</p> <p>Read, look, and think about what you see, and then go out and make images.</p> <h3>Don't give up</h3> <p>There were years when I made no pictures at all. I got absorbed in writing, living, surviving ... and I regret not having photos to show for those times, but life happens. I remember and sometimes mourn the pictures I trashed, but at the time, paring down was a necessity. I do regret having thrown away negatives and slides. Once in a while, I come across a lousy print or a contact sheet and wish I could make a new print. Oh well, maybe those images only look better in memory anyway. Still, don't be too quick to toss your work in the trash.</p> <p>However your photographic adventure works out for you, it's important not to get discouraged. Keep working and enjoy what you do. That's the key to any success.</p> <p> </p> <p>Related link: <a href="/photography/what-can-you-do-old-roll-kodachrome">What can you do with an old roll of Kodachrome?</a></p></div> </div></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>When did I learn to love looking at photos? Probably, when I started making them. A more interesting question might be, when did I start <em>seeing </em>them?</p> <p>Before computers took over my time in the 1990's, I read every photo magazine that came into my hands. Some of them taught me to make better photos, while others left me lusting for gear and gadgets and salivating over camera ads that promised to ratchet my skills beyond the nth level of greatness.</p> <p>I miss the look and feel of those old cameras. I miss their ruggedness, their mechanical dials, the whirring springs, light meter needles, flapping mirrors, and hinged backs I would swing open to load up with whatever choice of film my budget made affordable. Whether it was color or black and white, negative or slide, high speed or low speed - each choice was deliberate, and so were the frames I exposed.</p> <p>Four or five rolls of film were sometimes all I had to last me a month, so I exercised care over how many frames I exposed at one time. That mindset persisted well into the days when I stashed bricks of film in the freezer. I learned to enjoy the slow and meditative process of previsualization and evaluating how focal length, film type, processing and printing might change what I saw in front of my lens.</p> <p>Digital cameras remove the consideration of film type, and huge memory cards and rapid-fire shutters wreak havoc with my meditative process. Too often, it's 20 frames in a a minute, followed by chimping over the screen to see if the exposure is right. I miss the mystery of waiting to look and the magic of chemical science, and have yet to master the discipline of checking only the histogram and ignoring a preview that never seems to capture the magic I see through the lens. Each method has its advantages.</p> <p>When I use film (and I still do), I usually set it aside for processing later, so "chimping" happens months, if not years after pressing the shutter release. My record processing gap was 23 years for a roll of Kodachrome that I <a href="/photography/what-can-you-do-old-roll-kodachrome" target="_blank" title="See the images here.">developed as black and white</a> after commercial processing was no longer available. It was magic pulling those tack-sharp negatives out of the film tank.</p> <p>I love how photography brings my life back to me.</p> <h3>Have fun and be a better photographer</h3> <p>When people ask me how to improve their photography, the best advice I can offer is:<em> Study your photos</em>.</p> <p>Study your photos before you press the shutter release, and study them when you see them on screen. Even better, make prints and tack them up where you can look at them every day. You may be surprised to see something different each time you look. Ask yourself what makes one image stronger than one pinned beside it. What weakens the image? What is the subject? Were you close enough, or too far away? Are you sick of seeing it after a week?</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/83" hreflang="en">Matting and framing</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/78" hreflang="en">Editing your work</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/61" hreflang="en">Digital photography</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/60" hreflang="en">Film photography</a></div> </div> <section> <a id="comment-41"></a> <div class="comment comment--type-comment comment--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Thanks for this great piece here,Dan. I regret to this day tossing the film of the photos I took in 1973 Tahiti, a slice of time not to be seen again with the Tahitians still living in their Whares, ( fares), the ride on the bus( le truk ),the goat tethered to our roof, seen in reflection as we sat at a light, the caged chickens in the center aisle, the Tahitian women all dressed in white outside the church, so many more ahh... all memories now.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-author field--type-ds field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item"> Sue Silver </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-user field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> </article> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-changed-date field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item">Tue, 05/16/2017 - 21:06</div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=41&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="A0mMZoJGsihZPNFFHICIThJQIiBjCGLmlqY3bTfE61U"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <div class="indented"><a id="comment-43"></a> <div class="comment comment--type-comment comment--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Thank you, Sue.</p> <p>I still remember those work purges. &gt;ouch&lt;</p> <p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-comment-author field--type-ds field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--item"> Dan Murano </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-user field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/5"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/5"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2016-10/dan1.jpg?itok=_Ee6JJ0d" width="80" height="80" alt="Dan Murano" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </div> <div class="field field--name-comment-changed-date field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item">Tue, 05/16/2017 - 21:45</div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=43&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="0CBfscSMVhEtdl-7xNrRgPHHetR-E1pufZ6nBV81nNA"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> </div> <h3>Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=126&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="LEehDWKSWe6BBXgy00jSNx54SfvFvdGRX04swL48a9M"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-copyright field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Copyright</div> <div class="field--item">© Dan Murano, all rights reserved</div> </div> </div> Sat, 13 May 2017 03:30:46 +0000 Dan Murano 126 at http://danmurano.com Setting up a copy camera http://danmurano.com/photography/setting-copy-camera <div data-history-node-id="125" class="node node--type-photography node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h3> <a href="/photography/setting-copy-camera" hreflang="en">Setting up a copy camera</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">May 04, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-field-colorbox-paragraph field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-05/taped-print_3.jpg" title="This print has an especially thin border, so I used tape to hold it down to the side panel of my computer. The cutting mat under it is useful for ensuring proper alignment when looking through the lens. Since I was switching between prints with thick and thin borders, I kept the metal panel in place." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;This print has an especially thin border, so I used tape to hold it down to the side panel of my computer. The cutting mat under it is useful for ensuring proper alignment when looking through the lens. Since I was switching between prints with thick and thin borders, I kept the metal panel in place.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-05/taped-print_3.jpg" width="850" height="649" alt="This print has an especially thin border, so I used tape to hold it down to the side panel of my computer. The cutting mat under it is useful for ensuring proper alignment when looking through the lens. Since I was switching between prints with thick and thin borders, I kept the metal panel in place." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>With this easy and economical setup, I was able to copy about 90 prints in just under a couple of hours.</p></div> </div></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Even though scanning prints on a flatbed scanner is fast and easy, a little extra attention to detail can save a lot of post-processing work. One of the most important things is to make sure that the scanner glass stays streak free and clean for every print.</p> <p>My old Epson 4990 flatbed produces high quality scans, but it often sits idle for months, during which time a haze builds up on the underside of the glass from the outgassing of the internal plastics. I don't want this haze in my scans, so before each session, I carefully lift up the top assembly and clean the underside of the glass with streak-free glass cleaner and a microfiber cloth. I do this so often that I don't even bother putting back the screws to secure the lid to the base.</p> <p>On the top of the glass, even a gloved hand can leave a nasty smudge, so I wipe that clean before laying down every print.</p> <p>This process works great for images up to about 9x12 inches, but for larger prints, I use a camera and copy stand.</p> <p><img alt="Leveling the camera. The old stand that I have here is sitting on top of a rolling file cabinet. The pole and camera mount assembly can be taken off for storage. Items that can be easily broken down are important when you work in a small space." data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="383fe642-1d9b-49c5-8477-9cb4c9b846fa" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/copy-camera-w-level2.jpg" />Leveling the camera. This old copy stand is sitting on top of a rolling file cabinet. The pole and camera mount can be removed for easy storage. Gear that can be easily disassembled is helpful in a small space.<br /><br />  </p> <p>My copy camera stand doesn't have lights, so I use swivel-arm lamps at a 45-degree angle on either side of it. I keep the lights far enough away to allow for a 1/15 - 1/30 second exposure to avoid any horizontal banding from the LED lights that I use. (I first noticed this banding with my Iphone.)  I set the camera on manual and measure the light with an incident meter.</p> <p>I use a 55mm f/3.5 Nikon macro lens on my D610, stopped down to f/8 or f/11. The 55mm has a recessed front element which reduces flare from the lights, and the focal length allows me to fill the frame without raising the camera too high. Black paper extends the lamp hoods and reduces the amount of light bouncing back from the ceiling and walls. I wear dark colored clothing and use a cable release to keep any reflections from my hand or clothing away from the print.</p> <p>A level verifies that the camera and baseboard are parallel. I set the camera for ISO 100, meter the light and set the white balance with a white card. The images are sorted to minimize column height adjustments while I work through the stack. I use back-button focusing on every image and change the lens opening according to the brightness of the images. I quickly check each image's histogram to make sure there is no clipping of the highlights or shadows. The camera outputs both NEF and JPEG files.</p> <p>A metal base can be useful for holding down wide-bordered prints with small magnets. Low-tack tape is also an option. RC prints will usually lay flat on their own. A self healing mat with a grid also makes a good base, and the grid can help verify camera alignment through the viewfinder. Placing a sheet of glass over the image is an option, but there is always a chance that Newton's rings will ruin your copy work.</p> <p><img alt="I used a computer side panel under the print to both raise the image a bit and to allow the magnets to hold down the print edges. Keeping dust off the print is important. " data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="ac5846be-f936-4b60-ad93-11b815f7f086" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/dusting-print.jpg" />I used my computer's side panel to raise the image and to allow magnets to hold down the edges of the print. A microfiber duster removes dust from the print.</p> <p> </p> <p><img alt="A cable release will keep you from shaking the camera and will also keep reflections from your hand away from the image." data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="e28f0ec0-96b2-4901-abbb-2b78d589c207" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/cable-release.jpg" />A cable release helps avoid camera shake and will also keep the reflection of your hand away from the image.</p> <p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/74" hreflang="en">Lighting</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/62" hreflang="en">Scanning or digitizing images</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/64" hreflang="en">Flatbed scanners</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/107" hreflang="en">Digital camera as scanner</a></div> </div> <section> <h3>Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=125&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="l-ci_vhW44zR-F_-lVNZYUnvjflAc7mQrlJOPFqCbF4"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-copyright field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Copyright</div> <div class="field--item">© Dan Murano, all rights reserved</div> </div> </div> Thu, 04 May 2017 20:14:25 +0000 Dan Murano 125 at http://danmurano.com Dan Murano http://danmurano.com/photography/setting-copy-camera#comments Mat cutting using metrics and a sense of balance http://danmurano.com/photography/mat-cutting-using-metrics-and-sense-balance <div data-history-node-id="124" class="node node--type-photography node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h3> <a href="/photography/mat-cutting-using-metrics-and-sense-balance" hreflang="en">Mat cutting using metrics and a sense of balance</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">April 26, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-field-colorbox-paragraph field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-04/keencut2.jpg" title="My Keencut mat cutter has scales for both standard and metric." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;My Keencut mat cutter has scales for both standard and metric.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-04/keencut2.jpg" width="480" height="640" alt="My Keencut mat cutter has scales for both standard and metric." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>I finally found a dependable way around most of my mat-cutting issues: Metrics!</p> <p>When you want to make precise cuts on a stack of mats, metrics makes far more sense then repeatedly dividing fractions and counting off eighths, sixteenths, and thirty-second's of an inch on a hard to read ruler. Cutting mats no longer means hours of frustration and mismatched border cuts resulting in pricey failures that fill up the recycle bin. Compared with all the calculations required when working with fractions, metrics is simple and easy to use.</p> <h3>Trusting my visual judgement</h3></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-04/matting-01_0.jpg" title="Measure from each board edge to where you want the opening." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Measure from each board edge to where you want the opening.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-04/matting-01_0.jpg" width="480" height="599" alt="Measure from each board edge to where you want the opening." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-04/keencut1.jpg" title="Don&#039;t read the wrong scale when you cut!" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Don&#039;t read the wrong scale when you cut!&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-04/keencut1.jpg" width="480" height="640" alt="Don&#039;t read the wrong scale when you cut!" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Matting is simply another step in presenting the image I saw when I clicked the shutter release. Though there are formulas for print placement when cutting mats, I've learned to trust my own sense of balance, just as I did when I first composed and then printed the photo.</p> <p>For a while, I used a phone app that worked well much of the time, but sometimes the mats would come out wrong and I could not figure out why - until I added up the numbers given me by the app and discovered up to an extra sixteenth of an inch in either direction. That's not good enough when you're trying to be precise with your measurements. I guess I was glad to find that my math skills weren't always at fault!</p> <p>So now, I find a placement I like, then place a weight on the print to keep it from moving around while I measure the borders. Even though the opening size is critical, the top and bottom placements are not. That said, I do try to be consistent with the amount of space I leave at the top so it won't create a wavering line down a wall when prints are displayed side by side. Most of my mats are weighted - having a bit of extra bottom space to visually lift the image up from the lower edge of the frame.</p> <p>I write the measurements down as Top, Bottom and Sides, along with the name of the print in case I want to repeat the cuts for additional copies. I also write the numbers lightly in pencil on the back of the board to be cut, far enough from the edge so they will drop away with the cutout.</p> <p>Both side borders must be the same, so when measuring, I make sure that right and left edges of the print edge are exactly the same distance way from the edges of the mat board. Again, this seems much easier to achieve with a metric ruler than one marked out in fractions.</p> <p>Next step is to place the mat face down in the cutter (on top of a slip sheet) with the bottom of the mat closest to me. Consistency in how I make cuts helps avoid errors, so I always start my cut from the top left (facing down) to the bottom, and then rotate the mat counter-clockwise for each successive cut. The last cut ends at the bottom, and if the blade depth and overcut settings were correct, the mat can be lifted away leaving the cutout behind.</p> <p>My measurements are now quick and precise, so I no longer have as many frustrating surprises when I place the finished mat on the print. I can also churn out more polished mats than ever without a stack of miscust tossed to the trash.</p> <p>Thank you, millimeters, for being easy and simple.</p> <p>Goodbye inches, fractions, and apps, and hello productivity!</p></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-04/Finished_prints.jpg" title="My stack of finished prints is growing more quickly now." data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;My stack of finished prints is growing more quickly now.&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-04/Finished_prints.jpg" width="470" height="599" alt="My stack of finished prints is growing more quickly now." typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> </div></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/83" hreflang="en">Matting and framing</a></div> </div> <section> <h3>Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=124&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="nJC6mOX0qsDV806ohRO6NLteDJ1Aoc5Dvj1HDKy6_Gc"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-copyright field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Copyright</div> <div class="field--item">© Dan Murano, all rights reserved</div> </div> </div> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:50:56 +0000 muranod 124 at http://danmurano.com Dan Murano http://danmurano.com/photography/mat-cutting-using-metrics-and-sense-balance#comments Mat cutting challenges http://danmurano.com/photography/mat-cutting-challenges <div data-history-node-id="92" class="node node--type-photography node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h3> <a href="/photography/mat-cutting-challenges" hreflang="en">Mat cutting challenges</a> </h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">March 26, 2017</div> <div class="field field--name-field-colorbox-paragraph field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-03/matting-woes-02_0.jpg" title="I could have sworn my measurements were correct!" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;I could have sworn my measurements were correct!&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-03/matting-woes-02_0.jpg" width="663" height="800" alt="I could have sworn my measurements were correct!" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>On the best of days, cutting mats can be frustrating for a math-challenged person like me, and an hour of effort can easily turn into a pile of wasted materials. I wanted to see a new batch of matted photos today, but when everything kept going wrong, past experiences said to things away and wait for a better day.</p> <p>Off-the-shelf mats rarely come in the sizes and shapes that I need, so cutting my own is a must. Museum board is expensive, though, and cutting the perfect mat requires patience, precise measurements and plenty of time. Running down a short checklist like this one usually helps me before I begin.</p> <p>First, clean the work area and remove any clutter.</p> <p>Collect the necessary tools in one place so you're not fumbling around for them while you're trying to work.</p> <p>Put a new blade in your the cutter and make sure that the underlay mat is free of gouges that might catch the blade and flex it off course. Your lines need to be perfectly straight line from one side to the other.</p> <p>Decide ahead of time which print or prints you will mat and write down the measurements. I use a pair of cropping L's to determine how much white space I need between the inside edge of the mat and the print.</p> <p>I'm not a math wiz, so I use a mat cutting app on my phone. The measurements I use are down to a sixteenth of an inch. I use weighted mats, which makes the measuring a little more complicated, but the phone app takes care of that.</p> <p>My mat cutter (a Keencut) has stops that I need to change for each cut, so I lightly mark the border widths / stop settings on the back of the board next to letters indicating the top, bottom and sides of the mat. This keeps me from having to look away from the precision cuts that I'm making.</p> <p>If I make a good cut, the center drops out of the mat without leaving any noticeable overcut. If I have undercuts, the widow stays attached in a corner or two and I use an X-acto knife can cut this away. Lightly support the entire mat while you're doing this so the piece doesn't fall out and tear at the corner. If that happens, you'll have to start over and set that board aside, possibly to cut a larger size opening later.</p> <p>It's frustrating when you do everything right and it still comes out wrong. That happened to me today, and it took several ruined mats before I realized I was miscounting the sixteenths of an inch markers on the mat cutter's scale. That's easy to do with the tiny scales in both metric and standard in three different places. Guess I should have made that second batch of coffee this morning.</p></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-03/matting-woes-03_0.jpg" title="Arrgh!" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Arrgh!&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-03/matting-woes-03_0.jpg" width="651" height="800" alt="Arrgh!" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Arrgh!</p> <p> </p></div> </div></div> <div class="field--item"><div class="paragraph paragraph--type--colorbox-paragraph paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2017-03/matting-woes-01_1.jpg" title="Finally, a perfect cut!" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-field_image-SoW-6lZCX6I" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Finally, a perfect cut!&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/2017-03/matting-woes-01_1.jpg" width="595" height="800" alt="Finally, a perfect cut!" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-text field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>At last, a perfect cut! That's enough for today.</p> <p> </p></div> </div></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/83" hreflang="en">Matting and framing</a></div> </div> <section> <h3>Add new comment</h3> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=92&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="g2PgVxDFSIuQKdkmVIeEepo1PoHZNpkHBYObCFNlw-g"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> <div class="field field--name-field-copyright field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Copyright</div> <div class="field--item">© Dan Murano, all rights reserved</div> </div> </div> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:12:34 +0000 muranod 92 at http://danmurano.com Dan Murano http://danmurano.com/photography/mat-cutting-challenges#comments Remembering Patrick http://danmurano.com/photography/remembering-patrick <div data-history-node-id="8" class="node node--type-juicebox-gallery node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h2> Remembering Patrick </h2> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Written by </div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/492" hreflang="en">Dan Murano</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item">Dec 07, 2013</div> <div class="field field--name-field-promopic field--type-image field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">promopic</div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://danmurano.com/sites/default/files/2016-10/pkg-509-promopic.jpg" title="Patrick Kilgore Gatewood" 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