The Inspiration of a Photograph lll   This past January I was booked on an assignment that ran into the late hours of night.  After shooting images all day and night I was ready to just sink into my couch and sip on a glass of well deserved scotch.  I drove by countless subdivisions of homes covered in ice, not really giving much attention to the spectacle that nature had created.  Just then, as I pulled into my own driveway, I paused for a moment  and looking through my window I was captivated by the frozen scene I had chose to ignore

Wedding Couples—The Right Fit   You can tell almost immediately when you shake hands with a new couple if they’re going to be a good match for a studio to work with.  Just the manner in which they introduce themselves after they knock at your studio door, the enthusiasm in their voices, and the mutual interest they share in sitting down with you to discuss their plans, these are the little tells that let me know I’m in for a treat.   I prefer to give my couples a few moments to become aware of the work displayed in our gallery with only a

A Little Bit About Light—a Photographer’s Tool. I’ve seen trends in photography come and go over the last 20 years.  Similar to the whims of fashion where a designer’s impulse dictates what’s cool for the following season, photographic fads seem to capture the attention of both the public and professionals behind their respective cameras.  To the shagrin of many pros, the biggest impact of these photographic fads seems to be the inspiration they lend to new comers keen on joining the rest of us who make living with a lens or two. When I speak of fads and trends I refer to

A Photographer’s Perspective on Dance With 21 years of photography behind me I can definitely say that you come to appreciate the world differently.Whether you’re out and about on your downtime or taking in a movie, what you see and the way see it will most likely differ than the people around you who don’t live photography everyday.  Noticing how the warm light of a later sun illuminates a cityscape or how a director was able to capture your attention with only the use of light or lack there of, these little idiosyncrasies can sometimes best describe the thought processes of

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