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Small Successes

Photography can be very frustrating. Anyone that has been bitten by the photography bug will tell you, it can be down right discouraging. I know, I have been frustrated by trying something new in photography more times than I care to admit. It used to bug me more than it does now, why I’m not sure, maybe it has something to do with getting older or (please don’t tell me) I’m finally growing up. Maybe I have just become confident that I will eventually figure it out or I can… Read more Small Successes

A Great Place to Photograph

I have often thought that it would be nice to live in some great place that everyone would like to travel to and photograph. Wouldn’t you? I was born in Key West and being very biased for that reason, I think it is one of the great places on the planet. But thinking about it, my wife was born in Stroud, Gloscestershire, in the Cotswold part of Engalnd, a pretty great place as well. Our two sons were born in Washington, DC, another great place. Lots of people travel to… Read more A Great Place to Photograph

Feeling out of practice.

Yesterday I had a shoot with a model, Alison, that I had never worked with before. She is a great model and she has a great location to shoot at with far to many possibilities for great shots than you can shoot in one day. I realized yesterday that I am more out of practice than I thought when it comes to lighting. So what am I to do? Get back to the basics and practice. Photography in general and lighting in particular is something you continually need to practice.… Read more Feeling out of practice.