Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Bejewled Sea

I am so blessed to be surrounded by so much amazingness every weekend. If a picture is worth a thousand words, this month alone I’d be writing a novel somewhere around the 80,000-page mark, so you can imagine how hard it is to condense this stuff into a few words in blog intros. So just […]

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The Next Step

I discussed in my recent CreativeLIVE talk that there are ways to push beyond your normal envelope while still doing your duty to your clients, and also that good photos require a lot of intentional choices on behalf of the photographer. Here’s a breakdown of all the thought that can go into a capture of […]

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A Hard Day’s Light Painting

At the end of Kristen and Steven’s wedding we decided to have some fun with light-painting, with a few twists … it’s a testament to the D4 that it can do astrophotography at f/5. it was only afterward that the venue told us about the bobcats… — Camera: Nikon D4 Lens: Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 BACK […]

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Don’t Rain on My Parade

Weather geekery has it’s rewards. At 3:15 p.m., before the ceremony, dark clouds started to roll in. Jillian looks at them nervously and says to Ryan (the other Ryan) “IS it going to rain?” He says “No, we’ll be fine.” “I don’t know …” “You’re going to be OK,” I interject. “It won’t rain until […]

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Big announcements all over!

Yesterday I was honored to be on CreativeLIVE, the biggest educational program in the photography industry. It was wild being on camera live in front of thousands of people, and I applaud them for how they handled the insane logistics of Photo Week, their most ambitious program ever. My talk was on overcoming common problems […]

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Watch me on CreativeLIVE Photo Week on Thursday!

I’ll be hosting a double-length session at CreativeLIVE on Thursday from 1:45 to 5:30 p.m! For those who don’t know, CreativeLIVE is the biggest educational network in the entire photography industry, and Photo Week has been the biggest event in CreativeLIVE history, so I’m thrilled to be a part of it. This should be the […]

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New Leaf Cafe Wedding: Brenda and Solomon

When you take two people with something like nine degrees between them, and you surround them with their college professor friends and family, there are some things you might expect, like the heartfelt, clever, well-executed speeches, or the performances of classical music by some of the groomsmen. You may not expect breakdancing. But Brenda and […]

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A Taste of Things to Come

I’m working on a little somethin’ somethin’, and The Markows are one of many who have helped with it. More details soon. Most of you are looking at this and thinking how fabulous Stephen and Julianne are. But those who have taken a lot of Me Method photos are thinking “All those parallel lines and […]

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