Author Archives: bobkrist

Pay Me, and I Won’t Shoot!

The recent kerfuffle between Mike Sorrentino, (aka “The Situation” on the Jersey Shore) and Abercrombie and Fitch, whereby the company offered New Jersey’s second-most-famous Guido (sorry, Mike, but Tony Soprano would never forgive me) money NOT to wear its clothes, got me to thinking. I’m from New Jersey, I’m obnoxious, and I can often be […]

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Tuscan town tries to copyright its landscapes

The township of San Quirico D’Orcia, in the heart of one of the most picturesque stretches of Tuscany, wants to copyright its views and landscapes. These are some of the most iconic views of this area (many of which appear in my book In Tuscany, with Frances Mayes). Although it sounds ridiculous, you have to […]

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Fishing Mission

It’s been quiet around here, largely because I’ve been running around on a couple of things, including taking (not teaching) a workshop in video making. Sometimes, real life gets in the damn way of blogging…like the old days, when we all had lives that didn’t involve screens. I remember those days…. Anyway, I’ve been working […]

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And The Winner Is….

  I’ve been working with the footage from my grand experiment, pitting the Sony NEX VG 10, an APS-sized chip camcorder against HDSLRs, in this case, the Nikon D7000. And before I tell you what my take on the whole thing is, I’d like to preface it by saying: I really wanted to like the […]

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D7000 Timelapse

  Well, the video embedder here at Pixiq is working true to form (that is to say, it’s not) so click here to see a cute little timelapse of a huge honking tidal change from my recent visit to Cornwall, in southwest England. Tech: Nikon D7000, Tokina 11-16mm, 1 frame every 30 seconds for about […]

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