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Checking Out That Seed

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…

Male Northern Cardinal at the Sevensky Feeder on the morning of 11 July 2012.

Feeder birds, and how a simple idea can become much more complex

I spent a morning last week up at Paul’s place for some morning feeder bird action.  Paul’s got three feeders and a bird bath setup in near his…

The "Fearsome Foursome," creators of NEPA BlogCon, gather for a portrait session at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, PA, on the evening of 21 June 2012. Present are Karla Porter, Leslie Stewart, Mandy Boyle, and Michelle Davies.

Saturday Light – the Fearsome Foursome

Thursday night, while Scranton’s heatwave was still in full-swing, I met up with a quartet of ladies known increasingly as the Fearsome Foursome. They’re some of the local…

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…


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,…


Orchids in the Studio

Today I’m going to join the ranks of millions on Flickr and bore to you tears with flower shots. Actually, I really hope that I don’t bore you….

Senior session for Lauren Boyle in the mobile studio on 10 December 2011.

Saturday Light: Lauren

Back from my short hiatus while working on my other site [link], here’s another edition of Saturday Light with Lauren, who has become a familiar face here over…

Christmas photos of Gianna Gravine taken at Fell Charter School on the evening of 02 December 2011.

Saturday Light: Gianna

Now for something completely different: Gianna, my first foray into the world of children’s photography. This was a shoot done for Gianna’s mom, who is a friend of…

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…


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…


New Gear – Apollo Orb Octobox

I got an octobox!  I’ve wanted one of these for years; the Apollo Orb was just released and it’s unique design makes it perfect for Speedlites, avoiding two…

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…