Family Time

The holidays approach, the house is clean, strike up the oven and break out the leaf for the table. Lets all get together, eat, drink, nap, watch movies, play games, then rinse and repeat.  Blood relatives and extended families congregate for their specific cultural reasons and engage in….. Why do we need an excuse? CallContinue reading “Family Time”

Summer? What Summer…

Summer? What Summer. If anyone knows where it went, please let me know. I do not think I have ever experienced those three months, you know, June, July, August, that seemed to go by so fast. The weather was a bit funky too as August had many windows open days, certainly great for the electricContinue reading “Summer? What Summer…”

The Final Season Begins

The final year for this era of competitive dance is now firmly upon my family as we head towards our first big event of the year. The team is smaller this time around, the daughter is a senior now, and she will be jamming out on stage with her four teammates about six more timesContinue reading “The Final Season Begins”

Jumping clear and sharp at 1/160th of a second

Photographers always want something more, something different. I am no exception. My desires lie with obtaining a system that will afford me high-speed sync capabilities – to shoot with a shutter speed surpassing my current flash sync speed of 1/200. Simply put, if this number is breached, you will get a lovely black strip onContinue reading “Jumping clear and sharp at 1/160th of a second”

The Beauty of the Face and its Subtleties

My favorite thing about portrait photography is capturing the subtleties of the face. How micro expressions develop out of the smallest of movements and adjustments. A little twitch, a minor change in posture, the smallest rise of the eyebrow can bring an image from ok to wow in a fraction of a heartbeat. This isContinue reading “The Beauty of the Face and its Subtleties”