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Mexico City

I was in Mexico City a little bit ago and got this great sunset image at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. I couldn't have asked for a better looking sunset and the clouds really came alive. Normally I lean toward time blended shots with the blue hour sky and lights, but I have really been loving the look of the actual sunset image. The building...

"Cheshire"- Character Portrait

One of the hardest parts of indie filmmaking is finding a reliable cast. Because I'm the most reliable actor I know (you know, because I can always conform to my own schedule) and I know plenty of skilled camera men, I typically write, direct, star in, and DP my own films. Yup. I'm one of those guys.

This is the first of several...

Profile shot, kiddos

This was taken with a pair of speedlights and umbrellas. No light on the background (a white wall), which I'd try again.

The intended shot was to have them staring at each other. No dice, my son kept laughing... so I had them put their heads together and look down, drawing an emotional looking expression since it was at the end of the...

Fall portraits... for your review

Took a couple of my close friends to Central Park this past weekend to test out a new lens, Nikon 85mm 1.8. Looking for critical reviews... Thank you in advance, gang.

As well, these were both natural light. On Bill's face here, I think he's got just a little too much shadow in his left eye socket.

I pulled out a reflector for a...

Cannon Beach

A much shorter drive, but still very early morning to start the day. I arrived at Cannon Beach with close to an hour before sunrise which still wasn’t quite early enough to beat the guys from Photog Adventures to location. I walked the short distance to the haystack rock just off the coast, and with great luck we had a low tide coinciding with...