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BBQ fare at the Sevensky's on 04 July 2012.

Simple Clicks – 4th of July moments

I started the 4th with the idea that I’d shoot a photo essay throughout the day, focusing entirely on detail shots.  Because it’s a day made up of…

Historical graves at the Stephens Cemetery near Nicholson, PA, on the morning of 02 July 2012.

Heroes long gone

With Independence Day only hours away, it seems fitting to take a moment and give credit to some of this nation’s heroes of ages past.  While out shooting…

Parade Day, Scranton

Parade Day has come and gone and, for the first time since living in Scranton, I can actually say that I was right there in the thick of…

Steamtown NHS, in Scranton, PA, on the afternoon of 10 December 2011.

Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas, the time for tradition and notsalgia.  The halls are decked, the mistletoe is hung, and there’s a wreath on every steam engine…er, door. Here’s wishing you…

Lights in the city of Scranton, on the evening of 10 December 2011.

It’s a lamp!

Saw this while we were driving around looking at Christmas lights around the city.  I had to ask Mandy to pull over so I could get a photo…

Steamtown NHS, in Scranton, PA, on the afternoon of 10 December 2011.

Views from the Weekend

Spent some time playing tourist this past weekend, showing my brother a little more of Scranton while he was in town visiting.  The best part of the afternoon…

Brent & Mandy's Christmas Photo, created on 02 December 2011 in conjunction with Paul Sevensky.

The Dreaded, Infamous Couples Portrait Returns

Last December I blogged about my experiences with the Dreaded, Infamous Couples Self-Portrait. I blame it all on Mandy, who was insistent that I take an up-to-date couples…

6 Tips for Thanksgiving Photos

Turkey Day is fast approaching – well, at least here in the US where we indulge in this shameless tribute to gluttony. For many of us, this is…

Happy Independence Day 2011!

Happy Independence Day! We got our first round of fireworks last night out at the lake – a spectacular show, one of the best I can remember seeing…

Cookout Shenanigans

Holiday traditions are the best, even when they’re simple.  Each Memorial Day for the past several years, we’ve joined our friends Paul and Chris for a cookout at…

Memorial Day 2011

There are insufficient words to acknowledge those who have safeguarded our freedoms, upholding the self-evident truths upon which our nation was founded.   In memory of all those…

Church Xmas Shoot – Reality

So now for the reality…  Actually, this was one of the easier shoots all around, in terms of the theory meeting the reality.  When shooting static scenes there’s…