About Jason Patz

I'm trained as an industrial designer, but I like doing lots of different things. I use my blog to discuss stuff I've made and stuff I like.

What Camera Gear Should I Buy? Part One

As any photographer at any level that has been shooting for any length of time will tell you, the most common question you get is “What camera gear do you use?” or “What should I buy?”  Many people that ask me are referred to my photo gear page and this gets the job done.

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Self Portrait: Still Morning Run

JPatz_20150102_3J8A6512_WebMelanie and I were talking about goal setting for the new year.  We have found exactly what the experts agree to be true:  If you have specific written goals, you are more likely to achieve them.  Even so, we often don’t make the time to think this through let alone write them down.

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Fallingwater

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I had to wait a while for there NOT to be hordes of people all over the house or at this viewing spot to take this picture. This place is crowded with visitors most of the time they tell me.

A few weeks back Melanie and I got to attend a wedding for a good friend of ours in Greensburg, PA.  It was a beautiful God-filled event in a beautiful location with beautiful weather and beautiful food – they even had a table with nothing but piles of cookies in limitless flavor choices!

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Black Eye Halloween Series Four

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Here is the final image in the black eye series (series starts here).  This person was the inspiration for the black alien eyes in the first place.  I have wanted to photograph her like this but dressed as the White Witch from the Chronicles of Narnia.  That is why I gave her black lipstick too.

If I don’t post any more spooky scary pictures before then, happy Halloween!

Black Eye Halloween Series Two

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I like the juxtaposition of the creepy dangerous eye with the casual fun expression.  Since this picture was from a high-key glamour shoot, the highlights in her eye are prolific.  It is really cool to me that the super reflective eye picks up the different textures of the reflectors.  One is a crinkly silver and you can distinctly see that if you look very closely.

Part two in a short series that starts here.