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). Continue reading Children’s Character Portraits
I had the privilege of creating this young man’s high school senior portraits last week. He was another great subject to work with and just perfect to use the large format 4×5 film camera to expose a few sheets of film on him.
Continue reading High School Senior – Kevin
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 learn something new while teaching others!
Continue reading Teaching others is the greatest Teacher
Print competition season is in full swing across the great land for those professional photographers that are members of The Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and the state and local organizations that are affiliated with PPA. There can be some confusion about what print competition is really about and I hope to share some light on it from my point of view.
Continue reading Improving My Photographic Craft through Print Competition
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.
Continue reading Fine Art Portraiture on Film
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.
Continue reading Published in “Professional Photographer” Magazine
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 would it be possible to include him on a few frames as well. How was I suppose to say no to photographing a puppy? Especially when he gave me expressions like this?
Continue reading Family Portrait