Self-portrait challenge (Part 2)

Photography projects come in all shapes and sizes, some are easy, and others require a lot more work than you anticipate on the outset. The toughest photo project I have done to date is a self-portrait, I have attempted this project three times, the first did not yield results that…

Getting the next great shot

The hardest part of being a halfway decent photographer is not getting that one shot, it is getting the next great shot. During the time I was in school learning photography, I met several people who took a great shot – usually on vacation and this one shot was the…

Latest Showing

While my current focus is my Landscapes of the Body project, I do have other series which I am always working on. I have always loved Landscapes photography, and I think this affinity for the rolling hills and natural beauty is a big part of the inspiration for the Landscapes…

Happy New Year

It is hard to believe that January is half over. I haven’t done a year in review post about the interesting direction that 2017 took for my art. First and foremost, February 2017 saw the debut of my Landscapes of the Body project at Access Gallery in the Santa Fe…

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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