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Studio portrait work

Working with film has always been fun for me, much more than working with digital. I especially enjoy slide films. And, Although, there is not currently any black and white films available on  the market at the moment, there is always the option to cross process films, especially C-41 type black and white films such as the now-defunct Kodak Black and white 400CN and the ilford XP2. 45 more words



Toddler sessions can be challenging. Challenging but fun. No matter how much you plan, toddlers have their own ideas about how their session will go. There is a lot of placing them and then chasing them. 65 more words

New Mexico

Photography Practice! 

​Most of my favorite photos come from personal projects or just photo shoots where I was practicing and experimenting. When a paying client is in front of me I have X amount of time to get the shots, so I’ve got to go to what I know in order to get the shots and deliver. 31 more words

Studio Photography

Dream Time

It’s been quite a long time since I’ve posted anything here, over 5 months, but I am trying to get back at it.  I had a dream last night that I wanted to get down, and that seems like a reasonable place to get started again.  672 more words


Lighting Workshop 1

Welcome followers and visitors to my blog and another update in my on going photography diary. This week I have been experimenting with basic portraiture lighting techniques in the studio (Flat Lighting, Butterfly Lighting, Loop Lighting, Rembrandt Lighting and Split Lighting) their use and trying to understand the impact that they have on the changing dynamics of a portrait. 1,379 more words


Phive Star Light

My first workbench light was a twin tube florescent I found on the street.  The long tubes illuminated very evenly, without casting shadows from my own hands while I was working. 130 more words

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