October 24, 2017

Last week I had a Friday afternoon wedding.  It was primarily shot outdoors, and it was extremely bright.  Before the ceremony I met my bride and groom for a first look session and some portraits.  Then, between the first look and the start of the ceremony, it was time...

September 14, 2017

This is my daughter, Violet. I love the pose, the look, and all the little details. As soon as I took this, I thought, "This is my daughter's movie poster for her starring role in an action film." Here's how I got the photo.

The Set-Up

I took this photo in my kitchen. Ev...

August 28, 2017

Randy Narkir was the winner of our Wide Angle Portraits Challenge, with his awsome photo, "Inked". Congratulations, Randy! Keep reading below, where he has generously agreed to share how he created the winning photo.

My name is Randy Narkir and I am truly pleased to win...

August 3, 2017

Learn how to create wide angle portraits with landscape backdrops

August 2, 2017

For many years I considered myself to be a "natural light" photographer.  In reality, what that meant was that I simply had not spent the necessary time to get the results I desired from my lighting equipment.  A couple of years ago I decided that it was long past time...

July 31, 2017


I met an awesome make-up artist who has an amazing vision through Model Mayhem.  She loves to dream up and plan out stylized shoots and collaborate with others to make those dream shoots become a reality.  I was fortunate enough to be the photographer for this...

July 31, 2017

Here is one of my favorite photos that I've taken as a professional photographer. The expression, the light, the setting, all of it.

The Set-Up

We were at the end of our session, making our way back to the parking lot to part ways. We had begun the session near this same...

July 27, 2017

Somehow, I "organized" my life in such a way that I was away on a three week camping trip, home for three days, during which I worked 30 hours at my day job, then moved to a friend's house an hour and a half away for a three week pet-sitting favour.  Oh yeah, and I bou...

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