Abstraction basics and workflow

Many consider abstraction as the holy grail of creative photography. I love to embrace abstraction in much of my work, especially in my Landscapes of the Body project. There are as many ways to add abstraction into your work as there are subjects to shoot. My preferred way to going…

Angle of incidence

Whether you shoot portraits, landscapes or product photography, a basic understanding of the Angle of incidence and the law of reflection can help you figure out how to solve many different kinds of lighting problems in your photography. Now, I’m not a physicist, I approach my understanding of topics here…

Set yourself apart

A few years ago I attended a seminar with the incredibly popular wedding photographer David Ziser http://ziser.com/ - the one thing that I took away from that talk was that photography is a very congested field and you must find that one thing that will set your work apart from…

To Photoshop or not to Photoshop

This is an easy question to answer… The answer is: yes, but…. We have all been there, you take a picture of someone or something and inevitably during the editing process the question arises as to whether something should be removed from your photo. I struggled with this quite a…

Exhibiting work

I recently exhibited my six-year-long project called Landscapes of the Body in Denver. For years, my wife Carrie helped me with the project in all aspects. She worked with me in the actual taking of the photos (positioning lights and models etc.), helped me with printing, matting and preparation for…
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