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bio website ajhendersonphotography.com
location Troy, NY
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I am a software architect by day and a professional Audio/Visual tech by night. I graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in 2006 with a dual major in Computer Science and Electronic Media, Arts and Communications.

I operate a professional wedding photography business with the goal of bringing affordable, quality photographic services to my community. I am a die hard Canon since buying my first Canon GL2 for my wedding videography days that started back in high school.

I currently shoot with a 5D Mark iii with battery grip, 24-70 F/2.8L, 17-40 F/4L, 70-200 F/2.8L IS II, 70-300 F/4 IS, Speedlite 600EX-RT, Speedlite 320EX, CP-E4 battery pack, Lumiquest Softbox and QuickBounce. I use a Manfrotto Nano light stand with Frio cold shoe and Bogen Manfrotto 3036 legs with 501HD head for my tripod. I also use a H4n for audio recording when using the 5D for video. I also use an xTi in reserve as a backup camera. I also operate a Pixma Pro-1 and primarily use Canon Pro Luster paper for my in-house prints.

I'm also a die hard Adobe fan and have worked with Master Collection since CS2 and several of the sub-collections for many versions before that. I'm fluent in almost every Adobe product, though my skills in Flash and Fireworks have aged for the last few years.

I have been working with computers since I was 3 and writing code and playing with cameras since I was 6 or 7. Technology, Photography, Videography, Sound, Lighting, 3D Animation and SCUBA Diving are all lifetime passions of mine.

I was the IT Director for GameCube Café and then Wiicafé.com and also planned and ran their multimedia coverage of E3 from 2003 to 2006. I also do occasional development consulting with American Digital Services.


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reviewed Leave Open What kinds of images can I produce the least noise in when shooting in low light?
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comment anyone knows how this guy edits his photos?
Maybe, but I kind of think that may be a side of the original lighting. They all look like they stayed as vivid and high contrast which helps with keeping strong shadows and mids.
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answered anyone knows how this guy edits his photos?
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answered Could a drop at the height of 50cm damage my Nikon D3100?
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comment How should I handle auto focus on a moving train
@MichaelClark - good addition, added, thanks.
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answered How should I handle auto focus on a moving train
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comment Why is Nikon 13 mm f/5.6 (the Holy Grail) considered extreme?
It is presumably kept very low. I don't know Nikon's lens line up particularly well, but from what I can gather, the 13mm has very, very low level of distortion. Certainly less distortion than it would be possible for a lens with such a small entrance pupil to maintain as the 12-24 has.
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answered Why is Nikon 13 mm f/5.6 (the Holy Grail) considered extreme?
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comment How can I improve this long exposure image?
@MichaelT - ah, excellent, figures the one time I don't bother checking if they have enough elsewhere, they would have it.
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reviewed Close Exposure shooting youth sports during a sunny day
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comment How can I improve this long exposure image?
Alternately, if you want a critique (which is really what this question currently is) then try hoping in the Photography Chat once you have enough reputation to do so.
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reviewed Close Pictures I took from my Nikon D5000 have low contrast. Whats wrong with my camera?
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comment How to know if a Canon lens is compatible with my Nikon camera body?
@Victor - no, I mean mechanical focus. While Canon's EF line has been electronic focus from the start, Nikon's F line had no focus motor in early lenses and instead used a motor in the camera body to focus the lens. They later switched to electronic motors in the lenses and having the cameras communicate electronically. Higher end Nikon's still have the motor for controlling the mechanical AF lenses, but some of the newer cheaper bodies do not. If you put a mechanical focus lens on an electronic only body, then the AF won't work, but you will still be able to manually focus.
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comment How to know if a Canon lens is compatible with my Nikon camera body?
@Victor - yeah, basically, preferably one with electronic focusing as I don't think that model has a mechanical focus motor, but I'm not a Nikon guy, so I may be wrong on the focus motor part.