I’m often terrified when an engagement client asks to do a themed shoot. It’s either going to be amazing or not with no middle ground. The trick with themed photo shoots of any kind is that you have to NAIL IT for it to look anywhere close to good. After being told their idea, I nearly jumped out of my chair screaming, “YES! Let’s do it!”
July 29, 2018
One of the more challenging things when working on location is figuring out where my subjects should change their clothes. It’s a bit harrowing. So if there isn’t a dressing room handy, how can you change outfits without becoming a momentary exhibitionist?
June 15, 2018
“We don’t really like posed photos; we really want a lot of candid shots.” – Every engaged or soon to be married couple – Ever. I agree that truly candid images are hands down, the best. But when looking at a wedding gallery, or any non-studio based session, how many of those candid shots are actually candid?
May 29, 2018
Brand portrait sessions are all about capturing my client’s personalities, which I find is best done through sharing stories. I always end up amazed by my clients. Sometimes there are quirks that make me do the confounded doggie head tilt, but usually, it’s, “DUDE! That’s awesome!” Other times it’s a moment to be snarky and […]
May 14, 2018
I’ve had to turn down a number of clients this year. For any number of reasons, I haven’t been able to take on some jobs: schedule, budget, personality sync, etc. That’s never stopped me from trying to be helpful though. Here are 4 tips I provide to every client who can’t book with me.
March 22, 2018
I’ve known Alyssa since middle school. When I heard that Blake had finally popped the question and Alyssa had finished filling me in on the story – I immediately offered to do their engagement session. When they asked for an artsy, urban look – I knew the perfect location.
February 21, 2018
Talk about a can of worms…. Just like the number of colors in a Crayola Crayon Box, every photographer has their own unique way of editing and delivering digital images. To help clear things up, here’s how I do it. In General There are 3 stages of photo editing. Straight out of camera Global Edits […]
January 22, 2018
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