Fog

Every now and then atmospheric and terrestrial conditions are just right and come together to allow us to live in the clouds for a brief while. We call it fog, I think, because way back when no sane person wanted to admit to living in the clouds, even for a fleeting few minutes or hours. I love the fog. I like looking at foggy landscapes. I like driving through it even though it can be nerve racking to do so. I like feeling the cool mist on my face and most of all, I like photographing fog. Some areas are…

Morning Laps

I was working on a textbook project for the American Red Cross out in the Los Angeles area. We arrived at the pool a bit early for the day and swimmers were still getting in their morning laps. They were not closing the pool for the shoot that day so the swimmers would be using one end of the pool while we used the other. It was a very overcast morning with clouds rolling in from the west. From where we were sitting the pool and swimmers would be backlit if the sun could punch through the clouds once it…

Waiting for the right light

Saturday night was a great night! It was the night of the 2nd Annual Celebrate the Summer Solstice, an all night shoot in Washington, DC. We started at 7:30pm, an hour before sunset Saturday evening and went all night until 6:45am, an hour after sunrise Sunday morning. Most of the people who started didn’t make it the whole night. When 6:00am rolled around there were only 6 people, of the 20 – 25 that started the evening,  still out making images. I’m glad I made it through the night with a wonderful group of photographers. I hope they had as…