They’re literally popping up everywhere for me. So what’s a commercial photographer doing photographing (I was going to use “shooting” but figured that was a bad idea) babies? Well, it’s called “versatility.” It also helps […]

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One Light, Big Light

There are photographers, such as the late Gary Perweiler, who built careers using essentially one light. It’s so easy these days to add lights, and never underestimate my ability to over-light a subject 🙂 This […]

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Shadow Play

Continuing my foray into still life, the challenge was to produce an image with strong shadows. This meant a “hard” light source (meaning one small relative to the subject – like on a clear sunny […]

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For this image, taken to show form, I used some clocks my dad made. This is more of a still life than a product shot (I left the glass on; were it a product shot […]

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A food texture shot. That’s a pizza stone under it – I liked the color 🙂 Simple lighting setup in a classic 1-light configuration, with a reflector to fill in shadows (somewhat – we still […]

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Moscow Mule

Continuing with the lockdown projects, splash photography was up next. I had an idea. That was the first sign that things might get, well complicated. I envisioned an ad, for a Moscow Mule, with my […]

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Laser Level

During the COVID-19 lockdown, I decided to do as a challenge (time challenge that us) a continuing education class in which there are weekly assignments. I’ve shot a lot of product, and this week’s assignment […]

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Well, sort of. To pass the time during this pandemic I joined a class to kick my butt. Textured surfaces was the assignment, and I couldn’t find any I liked (wood, old metal, etc.) for […]

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Water Flosser

In part in keeping with the dental nature of my latest endeavor, and in part as a challenge, I wanted to shoot the water flosser that I use and do something different with the product […]

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Should you?

Upon arriving at a certain age, one must deal with the reality of say a resume. You can limit your job history, but then again you’re limiting your experience as well. And that should be […]

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