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Being aware of your surroundings.

This morning as I was driving to Fredericksburg to have some regular maintenance done on one of our cars. I drove through some moderate rain showers and I became aware, once again, of how many people don’t pay much attention to what is going on around them, until the last minute. As photographers we should be aware of everything that is going on around us, not only when we are making images but also when we are looking for things to photograph. I’m sure you have seen images on the… Read more Being aware of your surroundings.

Finding Inspiration

How do you find the inspiration that helps you create the images you really love? Finding inspiration at the best of times can be very frustrating. If you have a deadline and need to send ideas to someone for a project you can multiply that panic. When ideas are not coming and you are getting close to the deadline true panic can set in and shut you down. Deadlines can cause panic with a very paralyzing effect. Being open to all the possibilities and all the possible creative influences is… Read more Finding Inspiration

Baseball Rainbow

I have been asked many times, “How did you do that in photoshop?” Well, the easy answer is that I didn’t do this in photoshop, I did this with light. Originally titled “Baseball on White Background” seemed to confuse people and suggest that the color was added after creating the image. Those of you who know me, know that I like to do things with as little photoshop work as possible unless I plan for it. Here I just wanted to have some fun with three speedlights and three colored gels. The… Read more Baseball Rainbow