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

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

photography lighting education

Shadow edge transition.     Origin and source of light.     Specular highlights.     Split light.      Rembrandt light. Harsh light. Soft light. Nummy light (that’s one of my own!). Inverse Square Law. Fall off. Lighting ratios. When I started to study auxilliary lighting for … Continue reading