Creating Fine Art Painterly Images

Fine Art Painterly Images For the past couple of years, I've been working on creating fine art painterly images. Sometimes my style has deviated from this objective, but I keep coming back to it. In 2014, I set out to emulate famous paintings. Now, two years later, I...

Photographing Children

Photographing Children Photographing children can be quite a fun experience once you get the hang of it. It just takes a little bit of patience, some creativity, and the ability to have fun! Kids are quick and generally have a short attention span. It's important to...

Documenting My Life

Documenting My Life Documenting my life with a family album is a yearly goal of mine. My kids just love looking through old albums (or digital files that have yet to be organized!). They love to see their life, their story. I remember, as a kid, sitting and pouring...

Portrait Lighting

Understanding Portrait Lighting Photography...by definition it means, "writing with light". So understanding portrait lighting is a good place to start when learning portraiture. Hard Lighting Hard light is not ideal for portraits. To better understand whether or not...

Natural Light Photographer

Why I would never call myself a natural light photographer...It seems to be a "fad" among togs these days to boast, "I am a natural light photographer." I read it on so many bios, websites, and blogs. And though I shoot about 90% of my images in natural light, I would...

Revisiting Famous Paintings Through Photography

I just recently finished up a personal photography project of mine that I enjoyed quite a bit. It began with the inspiration to take a photograph of my four daughters. I wanted something unique and a little different from the common pose. As I was brainstorming, I was...

Personal Project

I have recently begun working on a personal photography project.  I have always loved art. I enjoyed drawing as a child (never really got into painting much). I did do watercolors for awhile. In high school, I loved studying Art History.  And now I am married to a...

What Should I Wear to a Photoshoot?

It's a common enough question.  Everyone wants to look their best when they're having their picture taken...when they're preserving their image for years to come.  What should I wear to a photoshoot? When asked this simple question, there are a few guidelines I like...

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