Not A Still Life Post…

Those that have followed my posts will know that during this isolation period I have been spending much time in my studio working on new still life images. I have been experimenting with new lighting techniques and attempting to grow my skills a bit. While these still life's have long been the major part of... Continue Reading →

A neat little Photoshop process

It's been a while since I've posted any processing tips and tricks. I shared some on Facebook, but many folks here don't get to see those.  I put together this video tutorial to show how I accomplish some ambient light beams. There are many ways to accomplish this so I'll just say that this is... Continue Reading →

Adventures in Isolation….

Good morning on this Monday. It is day ????? of isolation, and social distancing, for most of us. How are you all coping? I've mentioned in past posts how I'm using this time for some experimentation in lighting techniques in my small studio. A couple years back I was involved in a project with a... Continue Reading →

Making Lemonade…..

Well, we're all dealing with some difficult times. This virus pandemic has really caused us to rethink our daily rituals and how we go about our lives. Each of us will deal with it in our own way, and I hope you are keeping positive, taking care of yourselves, and staying well. With my style... Continue Reading →

The Photographic Humor Lives On…

So here I am in another week and once again falling back on one of my more lighthearted creations. In actuality this post also serves as an example of one of the topics I've covered in the past. I have often been asked, and often written about what is the inspiration for some of my... Continue Reading →

Revisiting an old friend…

I recently had a very good day. I happened across an old box that contained some old negatives that I thought had been lost forever. There weren't many, but a few were some of my favorites from those old film days. I carefully scanned a few of those and began to think about the changes... Continue Reading →

Sometimes I just have to laugh!…

Stating publicly that you are "A Photographer" leaves you highly susceptible to a not so rare disease called Gear Lust. It's a malady that leaves you craving all the latest whiz-bang, does everything for you, equipment that is sure to raise your images to levels previously unknown to mankind. There does not seem to be... Continue Reading →

What Is Your Inspiration?…

The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts is a wonderful gallery here in my hometown. They are the anchor to our local arts district and draw visitors from miles away. I am fortunate to have been accepted as an associate artist there. A recent call for art at the Riverfront is the basis for this... Continue Reading →

Some Thoughts On presentation…

When I've given talks to photo clubs, or photo workshops, I have invariably gotten to the point where I will discuss presentation of your finished images. It's no secret that in today's world far too many artists have their images sentenced to a life in cyber world. They sit hidden on hard drives and are... Continue Reading →

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