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Turning An Idea Into Reality

Over the years I have always liked when my skills were challenged.  The one pertaining to this blog had to do with a concept of a printed word bursting through a stream of pouring water.  My first thought was, dose the text exist in a […]

A Little Digital Camera History

A Little Digital Camera History

Todays digital cameras and other capture devices have come a long way in the last twenty years,from where they started. This is my view as an observer and user. My experience started with digital camera backs that attached to my 4″x5″, or medium format cameras. […]

The Answer Is In The  Eyes

The Answer Is In The Eyes

Just about everyone takes pictures as a part of our everyday lives. For many it is capturing a moment, or something they wish to share with family and friends. The question is, how was the subject lit? And what makes it more interesting than the […]

It’s All About Planning

It’s All About Planning

Even though pressing the the shutter happens in a split second, It is the planning that goes into that moment, that makes it successful. Wether if it’s a group shot indoors, or a architectural shot outdoors careful planning is essential. Going to a company to […]

Interior Photography

Interior Photography

Sometimes I wonder what I am going to write about next and this time it came to me while looking at a interior designers website. It was full of beautiful rooms that were very badly photographed. Before I became a photographer, I was a freelance […]

The Challenges Of Architectural Photography

When a new building is almost complete, that is when I’m scheduled to photograph it. Almost complete, means the builder is still working on the final details. I may have a few days before they hand the keys to the new owners and during that […]

Tilt Shift Lenses That Never Were

Tilt Shift Lenses That Never Were

In the days prior to digital, I shot mostly 4X5″ and 2 1/4″ transparency film. When professional digital cameras started coming out they were made as camera backs that attached to existing camera systems. At that time they also had to be attached to a […]

Painter, Tailor, Mason

Painter, Tailor, Mason

As an artist long before I decided that the camera was my medium of choice, I liked to combine unrelated subjects. For example, try to envision putting fire and ice together, or an egg in the jaws of a large steel vise. The combination for […]