So, you are ready to start working light more intentionally. That’s good. Off-camera lighting is a major crossroads for creativity in the art of photography. You have so many possibilities to discover and explore. Let’s get after it.
Continue reading “Your first flash kit”
One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years. ~Tom Wolfe
There are two approaches to New York City.
You can attempt to isolate yourself through taxis, hotel room service and google searches that serve to protect you from the noise, dangers and infamous population.
Continue reading “Finding my heart on the streets of New York City”
“Capitalism has failed us, but so what? We”ll just go on to the next thing.” ~Cary Loren
I love a good adventure. Set me up to go somewhere new among people I have not met and I am happy as a clam at high tide. However, I am not a war corespondent and when I was asked to head to Detroit Michigan to shoot in some of the down-trodden areas, I found myself thinking about the stories I had read and the large collection of valuable gear I carry with me.
In the end, however, it was inspiring.
Continue reading “Hope in Detroit”
It is amazing how the world I live in can become almost invisible to me until a transformation comes in the form of a snowfall. The world I knew takes on new colors. New shapes appear. Then there is the hush. When all you can hear is the crunch of snow under your own footsteps. This transformation has always been magical to me. Of course, it also brings with it the dangers in driving, the barrage of back injuries and the need to layer up for comfort. Inconveniences undoubtedly, but it is worth it all to have a fresh new world to explore. Personally, it is always about the light. I love to rise early and watch the sunrise be reflected in subtle shades on the surface of the textured snow. It’s as if God dropped a canvas and began to paint with watercolors over the landscape. I love winter.
Continue reading “Changing seasons: embracing the harsh”