Engineers Have Business Value Too

• OMNITI ~ SEEDS   8:00 PM ON MON MAY 21 2018
We recently came across a situation that plays out time and again in different organizations around monitoring, notificatio…

SLC-1L-03: Need Light With More Edge? Aim It A…

• STROBIST   2:01 PM ON TUE MAY 15 2018
The two photos above have the same light source, same light location and same white background. The only difference in the …

Strobist Lighting Cookbook

• STROBIST   10:17 AM ON FRI MAY 4 2018
NOTE: Links to individual lessons are below.(Latest: Use The Edge of Your Box for Better Light)__________The Strobist light…

Lighting 103: Takeaways

• STROBIST   9:58 AM ON FRI MAY 4 2018
Abstract: Some parting thoughts as we wrap up Lighting 103.Hopefully, you have enjoyed our discussion of color and light in…

SalesWarp Client Zumiez Named #1 Omnichannel R…

• SALESWARP   8:00 AM ON TUE MAY 1 2018
Get ReportTotal Retail’s Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers
Total Retail released an inaugural report for 2017 ranking the…

Six-Stall DC Fast Charger Sites Coming to Mary…

• PLUGINSITES   6:45 PM ON WED APR 4 2018
CCS/CHAdeMO Fast Charging Station in North Silver Spring, Maryland
Outside of a few places in California, it’s rare t…

SLC-OE-01: DIY Portable Doorway

• STROBIST   12:28 PM ON WED MAR 28 2018
Pictured above is Moishe Appelbaum, of Midwest Photo fame, whom you may remember from Lighting 103. Moishe is lit with a si…

Plug-In Hybrids Prohibited at Beverly Hills Ch…

• PLUGINSITES   10:32 PM ON TUE MAR 27 2018
The City of Beverly Hills, California has updated their Electric Vehicle Charging Policy which they say will encourage mor…

Court Rules in Favor of SemaConnect in EV Char…

• PLUGINSITES   11:46 PM ON MON MAR 26 2018
ChargePoint Patent Claims Ruled Invalid – Judge Dismisses Complaint
Judge Marvin J. Garbis, of the U. S. District Co…

DevOpsDays: 9 Biases in Tech

• HOMO TECHNOLOGICUS’ ASYLUM   12:36 PM ON SUN MAR 25 2018
I gave a talk at DevOpsDays Baltimore about biases that influence our daily decisions.

Bias in tech from Leon Fayer


Electric Road Trip Across Maryland – Emmy Wi…

• PLUGINSITES   10:10 PM ON SUN MAR 18 2018
Electric car owners Jonathan Slade and Novia Campbell drove from the mountains of western Maryland to the boardwalk at Oce…

Missed Perception

• RUN A GAME   8:11 AM ON TUE MAR 13 2018
Click here for full size…

Howard County Library Elkridge Branch EV Charg…

• PLUGINSITES   7:31 PM ON SUN MAR 11 2018
New Elkridge, MD Library Features Two Level 2 Charging Ports
There are two EV charging ports at the newly opened Elkridge …

Announcement: Strobist Full-Day Shooting Works…

• STROBIST   5:34 PM ON FRI MAR 9 2018
Just a quick heads-up that I’ll be teaching a small-class lighting workshop in Washington, DC this June 7th. It is part of …

SLC-0L-01: Flash or Continuous, Light is Light

• STROBIST   11:58 AM ON MON MAR 5 2018
In Lighting 101, 102 and 103, we learned to control our flashes. In the Strobist Lighting Cookbook, we're expanding tha…

Our Next Two Strobist X-Peditions:Havana, Cuba…

• STROBIST   6:33 PM ON TUE FEB 20 2018
We are back from our inaugural Strobist X-Pedition, which was held last month in Havana, Cuba. The attendees are readjustin…

Green Paint Vital to Enforcement of Proposed M…

• PLUGINSITES   2:37 PM ON THU FEB 8 2018
We’ll need many gallons of green paint and hundreds of new signs to make electric vehicle charging stations enforceable …

SLC-1L-02: One light, Inside the Frame

• STROBIST   4:42 PM ON MON FEB 5 2018
Long-time readers will recognize this shot, of the Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel in Maryland, as the photo from the very firs…

SLC-2L-02: Two-Speedlight Daylight Group Shot

• STROBIST   11:11 PM ON SUN JAN 28 2018
Using speedlights without softening modifiers greatly expands your outdoor working range. And it does so enough that you ca…

Electric Vehicle Legislation Tracker – 2018

• PLUGINSITES   9:31 AM ON MON JAN 22 2018
Lawmakers in Virginia, Maryland and other places are considering electric vehicle legislation and laws related to EV charg…

Maryland Bill to Fix Past EV Tax Credit Fundin…

• PLUGINSITES   11:09 PM ON WED JAN 17 2018
Electric vehicle buyers in Maryland that missed out on getting a state excise tax credit in fiscal year 2017 because the p…

Update on Virginia Charging Station Bill HB922…

• PLUGINSITES   11:09 AM ON WED JAN 17 2018
We reached out to Virginia Delegate David Bulova of Fairfax County who has introduced bill HB922 that would give authority…

Electrify America EV Infrastructure Update –…

• PLUGINSITES   9:10 PM ON TUE JAN 16 2018
On June 22, 2017, Electrify America announced that they had installed their first EV charging stations at eight locations …

SLC-2L-01: Owning the Sun with Two Speedlights

• STROBIST   8:24 PM ON TUE JAN 2 2018
When working with one speedlight outdoors in daylight, logic dictates that you need to find the shade if you want to create…

X-Pedition: Cuba

• STROBIST   3:36 PM ON SAT DEC 23 2017
UPDATE: The January 2017 Havana class has sold out. You can sign up to receive early notification of future workshops, here…

SLC-1L-01: One Speedlight Outdoors — Find S…

• STROBIST   4:57 PM ON THU DEC 14 2017
There is an inherent tradeoff when using small speedlights outdoors in daylight. They are light, and convenient and cheap. …

First Look: Phottix Juno

• STROBIST   9:48 AM ON MON NOV 27 2017
A value-priced, all-manual flash with a built-in radio and a real warranty? Yeah, I'm interested. Today, a first look a…

Oncall for Developers

• HOMO TECHNOLOGICUS’ ASYLUM   2:24 PM ON TUE NOV 21 2017
I started my career as a developer in the mid-90s, around the DC area, as companies were just starting to realize the benef…

Lighting 103: Becoming More Intuitive with Color

• STROBIST   3:54 PM ON THU NOV 9 2017
Abstract: Even an on-camera flash grab shot can be elevated by an intuitive understanding of light and color.As your unders…

SalesWarp Integrates With Avalara

• SALESWARP   9:15 AM ON THU NOV 9 2017
The SalesWarp team is excited to announce our official, certified integration with Avalara. Avalara provides cloud-based sa…