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A few thoughts on radio slaves

I’m still using the Yongnuo RF-602 radio slaves that I purchased back in mid-2011.  I was still shooting with Canon gear then, so the 602s have survived not…

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Saturday Light – portraits with color gels

In this edition of Saturday Light, we’re going to take a look at making studio portraits that are a bit different from the norm, utilizing colored gels to…

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Flashes and funny cycles

I completed my first major photo shoot of the new year on Sunday, a day-long engagement with a group of incredibly talented models and stylists for a local…

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Saturday Light – Lady of the Lake

So it’s a rainy, gloomy Saturday morning, a balmy 48* outside, what do you do to pass the time? Well, if you’re me, you convince your friends to…

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Saturday Light: Pride & Prejudice Headshots

Did headshots for the cast of The Vintage’s production of “Pride & Prejudice” over two evenings last week. Simple, clean headshots – nothing fancy here, just working to…

Masquerade Promo shoot pre-visualization sketch.

Masquerade Promo Pre-shoot

Tomorrow night I’m shooting some promo shots for my friends at The Vintage. You won’t see this post until Thursday, at which point the shoot will already be…

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In The Backyard: My Little Chickadee

Chickadees have to be the easiest birds to photograph. As Brent is fond of saying, they’ll fly right up your lens. Something else they’ll do is get fearlessly…

Sara Tomkins models at McDade Park in Scranton, PA, on the evening of 10 June 2012.

Saturday Light: Sara in the summer

You’ve seen some of these photos before, in Tuesday’s OM-D portraiture review. But I wanted to go back and share a few more images from the session as…

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Review: Studio Work (static)

Although the majority of my personal work takes place outdoors, my professional ventures are split about 70/30, with the smaller portion taking place in an indoor studio setting,…

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Review: General Shooting

This is probably the toughest of the reviews to write, just because I want to cover a number of different points. You can probably think of this one…

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Nikon Ups Flash Offering – Where’s Canon?

Word is out about Nikon’s newest Speedlight, the SB-910, which is an incremental upgrade to their already popular SB-900 that apparently addresses a few issues and implements an…

Trial shot of Lauren during her 2nd senior session, 06 November 2011.

Simple Clicks – Glamour Light

Just a trial run for an idea I’ve been hoping to develop better. I’ve seen other photogs use this style of lighting with kick ass results and have…