Savannah Photographers, join me this summer for another great photography class in the field. “Using Light to Shape Your Photographs” will include ambient and artificial light to create better compositions and more visually exciting images. Learning how light makes your composition pop! Classes will be Saturday mornings from 9-11 AM on July 22, 29 & […]
It has been a long while since my last post. But I have been super busy of late with many different projects. The Book has been published! As a creative director of sorts, I spent many hours sorting, scanning, fixing, tweaking, etc. I even help write and edit. This was a big deal for me. I […]
We love Halloween at our house. For me it’s the opportunity to create amazing lighting opportunities for creepy effects. This year, thanks to my son in law we added black lights, colorful stripes and spots. The new offerings with LED can be dimmer with faster light fall off but they are inexpensive and fun.
So, I am not a girlie, girl but I do love me some bling. Especially when it is fun to photograph. These are just a few samples from a recent job. Shooting jewlery can be challenging. This particular set-up employed a light table, a V-shaped bounce card, and two light sources- a diamond light from […]
This year has found me very busy working on several large projects. The largest is a book project for my high school alma mater St. Vincent’s Academy. It was within these halls that I first learned about photography and spent hours in the darkroom experiencing the magic and the science. I am honored that Sr. […]
Classes for 2015 have been scheduled. Check out the calendar link above for dates and times. Registration is through the GSU Continuing Education Department at http://bit.ly/1sTcaMx The next class is Techniques for Better Photos which begins on February 18, 2015. Learn how to use the auto settings and scene modes to create stunning photos. Great […]
One resolution which should actually be part of our normal routine is organizing and backing up our photos, documents and other important data. My favorite site is Flickr for my photos.
The Photographer’s Ephemeris is a must-have for every photographer. This handy app shows the direction of sunrise/sunset and for those who want to shoot the blood moon on October 8, 2014. The direction of moonrise/moonset. You can set a location, get compass degrees, times and even set a date for future events. Save locations you […]
Another school year is underway and planning begins early for yearbook advisors. Of paramount important is getting those senior ads in and that means LOTS of senior portrait seesions for photographers around the country. There are a few tips that might help you soon-to-be grads get the best look with the least amount of effort. […]
Lightroom is a photo editing program used by amateurs and pros alike to organize, edit and export. At first glance, the modules seem straightforward, but this class will delve deeper, showing you how the program can be used as part of an effective workflow process: importing, editing, using/creating presets, identity plates and watermarks, print set-ups […]