The two weddings I did in September were humbling experiences. Why you ask? As anyone who knows me will attest, I'm not a very emotional guy, nor prone to any "aaaw cute" moments and typically hate the cheese factor in any photos... but I have to admit Fiona and Kevin's wedding hit me on a level I don't normally feel while shooting a job.Read More
I've recently been asked "how do you come up with these ideas" in reference to my Portrait Montage series.
That led to a bigger discussion on how I personally view, prepare for, think about, and shoot portraits in general and I thought I'd share my views with you... you know, in case you actually care!Read More
Kind of following up on my last post, I've realized I may be becoming one of those people that I rant about on a regular basis!
You know the ones I'm talking about... Mr. Dissect-every-little-pixel when discussing an image. And I know who to blame (and naturally, it's not going to be ME!)Read More
It's that time of the year again. Weddings. And I start to worry about how do I do wedding/engagement related imagery that isn't like all the other photographers.Read More
I saw the above image on the Sports Illustrated website and thought... wow, what an amazing capture. Then I learn that the photographer wasn't actually there taking this photograph..kind of.Read More
There was a moment, back in late 2004 where I had my first "hmm, I might actually be pretty good at this!" moment with the above image.Read More
I don't get to take photos of personal projects as much as I'd like anymore. So it was nice when I got the chance to organize a casual group get-together with my photography club with the intent of taking portraits. From this was born the bastard child of a drunken night between a Portrait and a Montage!Read More
Pieter Wisse, a photographer based in Rotterdam has put together a website where he:
"posts 5 active photographers a week for 100 weeks. The photographers can be from any discipline within the photographic range, but they have to be worth looking at and have a certain level of quality. When we get to number 500, we will have a deep database of great photographers."Read More