Polaroids

Polaroids

In a world of digital art reproduction, where everything is a copy of a copy of a copy of a copy, there’s something quite refreshing …

 

New articles: Composition

New articles: Composition

I’ve a new pair of articles on composition featured on DPReview.com: Compositional Rules, and Breaking the Rules. Compositional Rules, the first article, covers a few fairly well-known …

 

The Fall

The Fall

This year, we had a fairly bizarre summer in the pacific northwest.  It was unusually dry, long and warm – and then we slid rather …

 

Water

Water

Water is not necessarily an easy thing to work with.  It confounds makeup, it creates reflections, it can be hard to pose in, lights become …

 

0-60 in 2.8 seconds

0-60 in 2.8 seconds

  I mostly photograph people – fashion, style, fine art…  Once in a while, I focus on other subjects. This is my 2002 Ducati 900 Supersport in …

 

DPReview: The One-Light Studio

DPReview: The One-Light Studio

I’m pleased to say that another of my articles has been published on DPReview.com! I enjoy teaching photographers that creating interesting lighting doesn’t always require a …

 

Beelitz-Heilstätten

Beelitz-Heilstätten

Beelitz-Heilstätten is a town south-west of Berlin that once housed a sanatorium and medical complex sprawling over several square kilometers. The buildings are now quietly …

 

Æther

Æther

These are images from my first shoot of 2012.  I was feeling a little creatively drained at the beginning of the year; between planning fairly …

 

Color story: rose gold

Color story: rose gold

Moving to Europe for the first part of 2012 has caused me to drastically neglect this blog!  I’ll be posting some shoots from the past …

 

Vintage beauty lighting

Vintage beauty lighting

I enjoy using 1950′s Hollywood styling lighting.  It’s an iconic look that works well with simple wardrobe.   In the 40′s and 50′s, many studio shoots were …