water droplet splash photography setup

Water Splash Photography Setup Heads-up here! This is my first foray into photographing¬†water droplets. I’m sharing my current setup, and sure it will change as I learn more and experiment. I am taking you along on my adventure showing you … Continue reading

mini scrim use

Using a Mini-Scrim for Better Photos A very simple way to control light is through the use of a scrim. For small subjects and objects, a regular 42-inch round scrim or super size scrims of 60 inches or more can … Continue reading

photography lighting as you find it

Find Solid Lighting for Your Photography Portraits To find a beautiful natural light for your portrait subjects I recommend looking for shadows. Shadows are the hallmark of depth and dimension in two-dimensional renditions of our subject. First, look for porches … Continue reading

working with musicians valerie romanoff

I love working with musicians! They are often solid creative people and have spent some time in front of a camera so getting good posing is not a chore. Good eye contact with the camera and an idea of the … Continue reading

sky ranch lodge sedona az

Got a chance to work with my buddy Jack Hillman of Hillman Design Group on another shoot with Sky Ranch Lodge in Sedona, Arizona this past week and we dodged rain and wind to traverse between the eight rooms we … Continue reading

phoenix airport hilton

Still working on photographing the Phoenix Airport Hilton after their eight million dollar refurbishing of the property. It was great working with the staff while on the photo shoot. Everyone was as helpful as possible in getting the areas set … Continue reading

location shoot with fillex brick p-100

I was called on to capture some in-situ art pieces. The mandate was to show the pottery as art but also in place as decor. Of course budget was a concern as is often the case in shoots like this. … Continue reading

music cd packaging

Honored… That’s what I am when I am asked to help fellow artists, in this case musicians, to photograph and create images and packaging to help them sell their CD. Eric Miller and Ralf Illenberger are releasing a new music … Continue reading