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Throwing a Car into a Senior Session

Partway through Wednesday’s senior portrait session with Lauren, she mentioned that she had a new car, and was absolutely in love with it.  Her question: “Can I take…

Run Ragged

Did a shoot with these little gals a few nights back and they ran me ragged.  I’m more used to working with an older crowd, mostly mid-teens to…

Saturday Light – Clergy Portrait

Welcome to another edition of Saturday Light, where I’ve abandoned the cheerleaders and senior portraits in favor of a more traditional shot on the other end of the…

Updating my radio slaves

The time has finally come to set aside my now-vintage Cactus 16-channel radio slaves in favor of the newer Yongnuo RF-602 series.  If you’ve been with the blog…

Saturday Light – Para-Dice

It’s time for another installment of Saturday Light – two Saturday’s ago, to be precise, when I shot local hip-hop artist Para-Dice. This was a new sort of…

eBay/Product Lighting

Small diversion away from the usual stuff of late to talk about lighting small items for eBay/product style shots.  This is covered to death all over the internet…

Lost a Flash

Bad news – my YN-460 II flash died on me this weekend.  I was in the midst of some simple eBay listing shots when it started misfiring.  For…

Saturday Light: Sara & the Red Coat

The plan had been for warm, springtime weather and photos that took advantage of the sunshine – a result that was airy and light hearted.  Unfortunately reality stepped…

Coley

A couple of weekends back I was fortunate enough to meet up with Coley for a model shoot.  It was an informal shoot; we worked on-location at her…

Flash system adjustment

Last year I sat down and rethought my flash system prior to making major changes.  Up until that point I’d been shooting pure Strobist with old Nikon Speedlights….

DIY Beauty Dish

It’s been a while since I tackled a DIY project, so I figured I was coming due.  For a while now I’ve had my eye on a beauty…

A few more portraits

Mandy’s graduation is this weekend, so we headed out to get a start on the senior portraits Wednesday evening.  The mixed pleasure of working with your girlfriend is…