Category Archives: Technique


Beach Lifestyle Shoot

It’s been a long time since I’ve photographed swimwear and casual beach attire. I met up with Lizzie one morning last week and proceeded to do just that. I wanted a very light, bright, look […]

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Sometimes Even the Sun is Superfluous

I’m not a big fan shooting without light direction. Overcast skies make a nice, large, light source, but there tends to be no direction to it unless you add strobe or bounce light into the […]

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Light Painting on Tybee Island

We (Jess and I) decided to experiment with some light painting while on a visit to Tybee Island. I was inspired by the work of Eric Paré. This was our first attempt, Jess was injured […]

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Woodford Bourbon

I’m a Bourbon aficionado, and was inspired by an image of Scotch (like too) by Dennis Savini. I faced a couple more challenges, I think. I would normally back light glass, but Dennis front lit […]

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Wild Shine

I’ve wanted to do more work with cosmetics. They offer interesting textures and colors, and have the ability to easily group multiple items in a shot. Working with liquids is something that I’ve also been […]

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Children’s Shoot

Some images from a children’s shoot this past weekend. While I am primarily a color photographer, I think black and white is in every photographer’s veins. As Robert Frank put it, “Black and white are […]

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Lipstick Composite

Now that all the bits and bytes are in their proper place, the allure of the pop of the strobes called.   Inspiration from this shot came from 2 sources. I saw a lipstick composite […]

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Headshot Evolution

When your daughter gets her hair done, and you’re a photographer, there’s only one thing to do: headshots!   I do prefer landscape orientations, which fit better with contemporary presentations (web). These can be cropped, […]

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Doggone Sunset

Sunsets aren’t just for humans anymore. Cue Belle and the canine variety: I was inspired by a guest blog on Scott Kelby’s site by pet photographer Kaylee Greer. I used an unusual lens for a […]

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Sunsets never seem to be cliche, thought there a millions (if not billions) of images of them. Even while I was shooting Jess there were a number of iPad, phone, and even DSLR shooters along […]

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