Through My Eyes

I’ve posted this photo here before: It’s of my kids, from last summer – and it’s actually one of my favorite portraits of them. I’m intrigued by the way it captures something essential about each of them, despite the fact that you can’t see their faces. Take my son (who loves to climb anything and […]

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Natural Light is So Beautiful!

I’m interested in learning about how to manipulate light as a photographer – both natural and artificial. But I have to admit: there’s nothing more exciting to me, photographically-speaking, than those moments when I have my camera in my hand and the natural light is just right. Natural light, for me, is where the magic […]

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Black and White Experiments, Part 2

My interest in black&white photography continues to grow – and was massively accelerated a few days ago when I came across some examples of the work of photographer Kevin Saint Grey. His images encapsulate everything that appeals to me about shooting in B/W: When texture and line, light and darkness, and form are allowed to […]

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Black and White Experiments

One of the first pictures I ever took in black & white was this one: Now, it was just chance that this came out looking decent! I did like the way it was framed when I took it…so it wasn’t entirely a random piece of luck. But still, I was just messing with my camera […]

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(Literal) Reflections

About two months ago, I read a piece on the art site, My Modern Metropolis, titled “San Francisco Cityscapes Reflected in Fragmented Puddles.” I haven’t looked at puddles the same way since! Or ponds – or any other collection of water that might possibly give me a chance to take a picture as interesting as […]

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