A Spontaneous Excursion Up Pacific Coast Highway – Part 3: More Big Sur

Wasim Muklashy Photography_Big Sur_California_Samsung NX3000_082814_-SAM_2291_1800The next few days in Big Sur were nothing short of magical. We woke up the following morning, our first in Big Sur, and figured the most logical thing to do would be to hit the beach. And, well, who are we to argue logic? The universe led us down the 3/4 or so mile hiking path from the campsite, through a covered canopy of trees that straddles the Big Sur River, all the way down to the quaint cove that makes up Andrew Molera State Beach. Read more

What Apple iOS 8 Manual Camera Controls Means For The Masses

iphone-ios8-manual-camera-controls-apiSo as we already know, Apple has opened up it’s manual camera controls for developers and users in it’s new iOS 8. What this means for pro photographers is that they can finally take charge of their images similar to the way that they’re used to with their professional gear. What this means for amateur photographers and those who use their iPhone to snap their lives’ memories, is that they’re going to be insanely confused at first and wonder what the hell it all means and why can’t they just point and click like they were used to. But then, as they start to play with it all, they’ll realize they’re getting better images, and start to wonder why. So, to minimize that time between ‘wtf’ and ‘oh wow,’ here is a quick breakdown of the Apple iOS 8 manual camera controls that developers will have access to – what it all means and what it all does: Read more

Get 1 of 100 Limited Edition 36″x24″ Prints Of My Image “Pole Position” From Angeleno Artistry For Just $40

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This is sweet!! There’s a new company that just launched called Angeleno Artistry, who focus on showcasing 5 artists from the Los Angeles area each month, and they offer limited edition prints of a piece of work that we’ve created for them. Well, I am humbled to be one of September’s five showcased artists, as a matter of fact, one of their first 5 artists ever, alongside the crazy talent of Marilee Spencer, Stephen Paul, KFiSH, and JD Higham. If you want 1 of 100 limited edition 36″ x 24″ prints of my piece ‘Pole Position,’ and any of these other artists’  work, check it…they’re selling at AngelenoArtistry.com. They make GREAT gifts (yeah…that’s coming…). They’re only $40 bucks each. Pass it on…

 

A Spontaneous Excursion Up Pacific Coast Highway – Part 2: Big Sur

Wasim Muklashy Photography_Bixby Bridge_Big Sur_California_Samsung NX30_082614So after the kayak melee in Morro Bay, it was time for Stephen Chiang, the photographer I was assisting, and I to drive up north to San Francisco for the job the next morning. Put two photographers in a car, give them the choice between A. a straight and direct, but boring route, and B. a windy, curvy, 2-hours-longer scenic route through Big Sur, and, well, you can guess which one they’re going to choose 11 times out of 10. So up the curvy Pacific Coast Highway we went, absolutely one of the most beautiful and scenic drives in the country. Read more

A Spontaneous Excursion Up Pacific Coast Highway – Part 1: Morro Bay

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It began as a work trip. Well, sort of. I’m finding more and more and more these days I’ll fish for any excuse to leave Los Angeles…just the thought alone gets me excited. So when Stephen Chiang, a photographer friend that I occasionally assist mentioned he needed an assistant for a gig in San Francisco, I jumped at it. When he mentioned it would begin with a night of camping in Morro Bay State Park, and end with 4 nights of camping in Big Sur, that wasn’t just the icing on the cake, that WAS the cake. Read more