Posts Categorized: Portrait Photography

Bridging the Gap in 2018

  Wow 2018 is already off to a roaring start for me.  It’s been a crazy couple of months with travel to Nashville, TN for Professional Photographers of America’s Imaging USA , then Knoxville TN to speak to Professional Photographers of Eastern Tennessee since I was in “their neck of the woods” , then to… Read more »

10 Portraits on 4×5 Kodak Tri-X Sheet Film

I recently had the opportunity to do a program for the Professional Photographers of California’s Pro Photo Expo, which is their state convention, on how I’m still using film in my day to day portrait work.  Kodak Alaris was one of the sponsors of the convention and they were kind enough to send me 10… Read more »

Children’s Character Portraits

Children’s Character Portraits are by far my favorite portraits to create.  I was commissioned by these boys mother a few weeks ago to create something special to document their families love of the game of baseball (and the baseball version of these character portraits are what I love to do most). 

Teaching others is the greatest Teacher

I had the great pleasure of being asked to speak at a monthly guild meeting of the Professional Photographers of Orange County last week in Santa Ana, CA and then teach a day long workshop the following day on my Black & White Children’s Character Portraits.  One the the great things about teaching is I always… Read more »

Giving Back through the Smile Business

We are just a few weeks away from our annual “Celebration of Smiles” event benefiting Operation Smile!  This is the 5th year that I’ve had the good fortune of partnering with the doctors and staff at Pitts Orthodontics as we photograph smiles to save smiles because we are both in the smile business!

What’s old is new again! Film a great portrait tool!

One of the great things about photography for me is the opportunity to share what I’ve learned through the hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions of mistakes I’ve made along the way with other photographers.  The Professional Photographers of America has an educational  series called SuperOne Day that I’m super excited to be participating in again this… Read more »

Fine Art Portraiture on Film

It’s hard to believe that we’re almost a quarter of the way through 2017 and that I haven’t posted content in a very long time.  That all changes now as now I have many more items of interest to write about.

Life is Great!

It’s been quite sometime since I’ve taken time to write on my blog and quite a lot has happened since last post in November 2015!  First I hope this finds everyone well and that life is good for them.  I know it’s pretty darn great for me.

Published in “Professional Photographer” Magazine

This months issue of “Professional Photographer” magazine marks a major milestone for me professionally.  They published a 5 page article on me and the unexpected education I’ve found through my involvement with Professional Photographers of America certification process and their “See the Difference” campaign.

Family Portrait

I was commissioned by Catherine and James earlier this month to create a series of family portraits of them and their two beautiful daughters.  A few days before our session Catherine contacted me to let me know that their family had grown since our consultation with the addition of a new golden doodle puppy, and… Read more »