Monthly Archives: "April 2011"

KWCH Sail Plane 1987 Vimeo from Mike Carroll on Vimeo. KWCH Sail Plane – Summer 1985, Wichita, Kansas I try to post all of the one-man photographer-reporter stories that I do here on the site....

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Retro Spring – Time For A Little Color

April 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Felt it was time to break out of the oppressive shackles of black & white and embrace the vibrance of spring. Shot these with the Retro Camera app on my Android. Think they look like...

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One-Man Buzz – KCRA “Bee House”

April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

KCRA Bee House 4-27-2011 vimeo from Mike Carroll on Vimeo. Wednesday, April 27, 2011 This is the typical time-line of how an average daily TV news story works: Return to the KCRA assignment desk around...

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Claude Lelouch framing up his 35mm Eclair CM3 filming "A Man And A Woman."

Claude Lelouch – Un Homme et une Eclair CM3

April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the late 1960s, when I was an early teenager, ABC-TV ran A Man And A Woman on the Sunday Night Movie of the Week. Up to that time about the only foreign films I...

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Yanina Cywinska “The Sugar Plum Nut”

April 18, 2011 | 14 Comments

Yanina Cywinska “The Sugar Plum Nut” from Mike Carroll on Vimeo. A few weeks ago I was sent out with a news intern to shoot an interview with an 82 year old woman in Concord,...

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One-Man Filmmaking – One-Man Newsmaking

April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

My paying gig as a TV news cameraman at KCRA in Sacramento has become much more demanding over the past year, and even more so in the past month. Frequently I return home late and...

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Stanley Kubrick – Naked Filmmaker

April 17, 2011 | 5 Comments

I drive a 15-year-old Toyota. Drink five dollar a bottle wine. Wear T-shirts until you can see through them and patched jeans. But when it comes to cameras, I have to have the best I...

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Giving “Naked” Some New Clothes

April 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Yes, I realize that title is something of an oxymoron. Sorry, but am writing this in haste. For those of you who’ve visited in the past you know that this site and it’s looks have...

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“A Summer In Genoa” – Must-See DVD

April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

This will be a departure for the site. Posts about books, films, equipment or something else that I use or that stands out enough for me to want to recommend for others to check out....

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On The Road – Part Two, The Salton Sea

April 8, 2011 | 1 Comments

The Salton Sea is a photographer’s Disneyland. A desert lake. Barren, harsh and beautiful. Not so much natural as unnatural. Located thirty miles south of Indio, which is just next to Palm Springs, the Salton...

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On The Road – Part One: Heading South

April 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

These next two postings are going to be very much on the personal side: family vacation. Bonnie and I on the road with our family of two rescued greyhounds, Alex and Ava. Bonnie and I...

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Retro Spring

April 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

Amazing. Only a week ago I was out in a KCRA live truck doing wall-to-wall coverage of the storm that was hitting us from the Pacific and how rising waters in the rivers were creating...

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