The NEW Tamron SP 70-200F2.8 Di VC USD G2…

One of the most important lenses in my bag is my 70-200F2.8 lens.  The 70-200 was in fact the first PRO grade lens that I ever purchased when I was getting started and I use it almost EVERY time I shoot something.  I’ll never forget pulling the trigger on the lens.  It was $1700 for…Read More


One Speedlight One Umbrella…

There is a common misconception in photography that things are always more complicated than they seem.  While sometimes that is very true, it’s not always true and whether an enthusiast, hobbyist, or professional knowing how to use one light in your photography will greatly increase your skill as a photographer.  A lot of my students…Read More


Hockey Photography Workshop Recap…

A little over a week ago, I had the opportunity with Roberts Camera and the Indiana Fuel to lead a Sports Photography workshop.  Myself and a group of 16 individuals went to photograph a Indiana Fuel hockey game vs the Cincinnati Cyclones.  It was a fantastic game, even though I think most of us wished…Read More


2016 in Review…

Here we are once again, at the cusp of a new calendar looking back on all the things we did (or didn’t do) in 2016, and thinking about all the things we want to do in 2017.  Shannon and I are not much for New Years Resolutions as we think you should have resolutions and…Read More


Shooting a Great…

Every so often a unique opportunity comes along to showcase not only someones personality but also their skill in some sort of activity. Whether that be as an athlete, a musician, or an artist it makes no difference as usually the person you are photographing has achieved some sort of honor that it is your…Read More


Another Season Down…

Welcome to December.  The end of football season for me has arrived and it was once again a season of Shooting IU Football.  I’ve been lucky the last few years since working for the paper to have been regularly spurattically shooting sports for various teams or news agencies.  For football this year I shot almost…Read More


The NEW Sigma 12-24F4…

In September Sigma shocked the world with not only their announcement of the NEW Sigma 500F4 Sports, on top of the NEW Sigma 85F1.4 Art, but also the announcement of the NEW Sigma 12-24F4.  Why is this a big deal? Well as usual Sigma has followed the lead of the competition in Canon and Nikon…Read More


The NEW Sigma 500F4…

Hello again! So while you were all taking in the review I wrote about the incredible Sigma 85F1.4 Art (which I did pre order btw) I also had in my possession Sigma’s New 500mmF4 AND their NEW 12-24F4.  Even though I had both of those lenses at the same event I am going to be…Read More


The NEW Sigma 85F1.4 Art…

Hello Brave new world!  It’s been a while, don’t think I haven’t noticed.  Also I’ve had a few emails about it also, so I know some of you have noticed as well and it makes me feel great.  First off let me apologize for the break in the blogging of the adventure.  It was not…Read More


Shooting a Harley…

About a month ago I got a really neat opportunity to work with Harley Davidson and world renown motorcycle tuner Vance and Hines here in Indianapolis on a project that I had no idea the scope of when I agreed to do it.  The call came in very last minute (As sometimes they do) from…Read More