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 …

Strobist Lighting Cookbook

• STROBIST   4:50 PM ON MON FEB 5 2018
NOTE: Links to individual lessons are below.The Strobist lighting Cookbook is a practical manual for how to use your flashe…

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 …

Blink Charging Co. Files for Public Offering

• PLUGINSITES   9:22 PM ON FRI JAN 12 2018
Blink Charging Company has filed a registration statement (Form S-1) with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a pub…

Virginia EV Charging Station Bill Introduced …

• PLUGINSITES   11:48 AM ON WED JAN 10 2018
City of Manassas, VA EV charging station. photo: @Lanny
Electric vehicle charging stations; local and public operation. Vir…

Virginia EV Tax Credit Proposed – Up to ,500

• PLUGINSITES   5:53 PM ON MON JAN 8 2018
Del. David Reid of Loudoun County will introduce House Bill 469 when the 2018 session of the Virginia General Assembly open…

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…

ChargePoint v. SemaConnect Lawsuit Moving Quic…

• PLUGINSITES   6:02 PM ON SUN DEC 31 2017
A federal judge in Baltimore has formally denied a request from ChargePoint for a temporary restraining order that would h…

Maryland Solar EV Charging Grants Awarded

• PLUGINSITES   10:40 PM ON THU DEC 28 2017
The Maryland Energy Administration announced the recipients of their Solar Canopy with Electric Vehicle Charger Program gr…

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. …

Lighting 103: Takeaways

• STROBIST   7:24 PM ON TUE NOV 28 2017
Abstract: Some parting thoughts as we wrap up Lighting 103.Hopefully, you have enjoyed our discussion of color and light in…

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…

Lighting 103: Using Gels to Shift the Ambient

• STROBIST   3:53 PM ON THU NOV 9 2017
Abstract: By combining a white balance shift in your camera with a complementary gelling of your flash, you can easily and …

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…

Five Last Minute Ideas For Surviving The Holid…

• OMNITI ~ SEEDS   7:00 PM ON TUE NOV 7 2017

Strategies For Attracting Shoppers To Your Eco…

• SALESWARP   8:45 AM ON THU OCT 26 2017
GUEST POST BY ROBERT RAND, SVP RAND MARKETING
Whether you’re targeting B2C or B2B sales, there are a wide range of digita…

Of Gardening and Engineering

• HOMO TECHNOLOGICUS’ ASYLUM   6:48 AM ON TUE OCT 24 2017
We build our computer (systems) the way we build our cities: over time, without a plan, on top of ruins.
– Ellen Ull…

Players Self-Assigning Rolls

• RUN A GAME   9:45 AM ON FRI OCT 20 2017
Get your players to stop making die rolls you didn’t call for.  It does more harm than you think.I get most of my…

Upcoming Strobist Events: Buenos Aires, Dublin…

• STROBIST   7:24 PM ON THU OCT 19 2017
Just a quick heads-up on upcoming Strobist events. If you are local to Buenos Aires or Dublin—or have ever wanted to spen…

Shipping As Strategy: How Small and Midsize Re…

• SALESWARP   3:16 PM ON MON OCT 16 2017
‘Shipping as Strategy: How small and mid-size retailers can best meet customers’ delivery expectations in the age o…

Lighting 103: How Designers Gel Live Performan…

• STROBIST   12:02 PM ON THU SEP 28 2017
Abstract: A dynamic, 3-D scene and hundreds of sources—a talk with a theatrical lighting designerPhoto © Lucas KrechToda…