ALMOST THERE! – THE WISEMANS

About two weeks ago I did a session for this young couple who were expecting the birth of their baby girl. In our prior discussions it was clear they didn’t want anything frou frou. Just something simple and sort-of-candid. To get some sense of direction, I told them our running theme would be… “The Romance Never Ends”. These two had plenty of romance between them, I had a blast capturing their moments together.

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FAMILY, FAITH AND THE WILL TO FIGHT – A MULTIPLE MYELOMA STORY

The thing I love most about photographing people is having the opportunity to get to know my clients. Some of their stories serve as links to creating friendships and some, I believe, are meant to inspire.

Back in October of 2015, I received a call from Thelma Kidwell. She wanted to grant her daughter’s wish to have a family portrait session. So I came up with a package that was going to be presented on her birthday the following year. In our planning meetings, we would occasionally exchange personal stories. In Thelma’s case, it was her battle against Multiple Myeloma. A type of cancer that, while treatable, still has no cure. About 11,000 people in the U.S. die from it each year. Continue reading

MAKING CREATIVE DECISIONS DURING POST PROCESSING

Digital image post processing is a highly technical endeavor but there are times when I also have to make some artistic or creative decisions to further enhance a portrait. I care about the final image and sometimes I go to certain extremes to meet or exceed my clients’ expectations. Continue reading

CORPORATE HEADSHOT SESSION, 04/09/15│ANNE

 

I had the privilege of serving Anne’s photography needs for a Corporate Headshot to be used for her new business. During our initial phone consultation she mentioned that her office was located at her home so I suggested we do an environmental shot using her work area as the background. We also talked briefly about wardrobe and I suggested that she prepare a few.

I believe in giving clients all the support, visual aids, tips and advice prior to a shoot. It builds confidence and makes the session run a lot smoother. So a few days before the session, I sent Anne a PDF file containing a few corporate-type posing suggestions that she can practice.  Continue reading