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Music To My Eyes

Originally posted May 28, 2015  Since the day I bought my first camera one of my favorite subjects to photograph has been musicians. Whether in the studio, on location, or in concert I just love capturing their creative energy and mood. During my decade in NYC I photographed bands at clubs like CBGB, Max’s Kansas City, and even some of the main [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Five Easy Tips for Great Summertime Photos!

Originally posted May 19, 2015 This image was created in the bright, midday sunshine using both a reflector to block most of the sunlight and a flash to fill in the shadows. Summer is almost here and, with it, will arrive more beautiful warm, sunny days. To most people these sunny days are the best times to take pictures of family and friends while visiting [...]

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Keep Your Eyes Open, Even In the Worst of Circumstances

Originally posted April 16, 2015  What started as a cloudy, windless day quickly turned into a sunny wind tunnel with gusts hitting forty miles per hour by the time we got to La Conner, WA to photograph the blooming tulip fields. My daughter and I were disappointed the conditions had turned so badly for creating images. We tried for a couple of [...]

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They Look Great, But Do Stock Images Help You Stand Out From The Crowd?

Originally posted April 10, 2015Sometimes a stock image will hit the perfect tone for your business – and, unfortunately, someone else’s as well. I’ve seen examples of the exact same image used as the centerpiece for the homepages of two competing businesses in the same market. A few years back there was a news story reporting that opposite sides of the [...]

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Out of Confusion, The Essence of Carrie

Originally posted December 30, 2014There are a couple of portraits I’ve created in my career that, by all rights, should never have been successfully executed. At the top of the list is this image of Carrie.Carrie is severely affected by autism. Because of her need for constant stimulus she is in constant, unpredictable motion and attended to by a full time [...]

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5 Important Tips for a Great Headshot!

Originally posted January 12, 2015Just how important is your headshot? A couple of years ago there was a billboard on a main road into Seattle advertising a local real estate agent. This agent’s photo was so poorly conceived, horribly posed, and so inappropriately dressed that it became a local laughing stock. That advertisement remained in place for three months. Do you [...]

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