The Right Lens… Part 2…

Originally Posted on the blog over at Robert’s Camera’s Blog. Welcome to part 2 of a three part installment in what my favorite lenses for portraits are.  Just in time for the the soon to be changing leaves for fall, when I know you’ll want to make some beautiful portrait images.  (You can find Part…Read More


Aug

16

2014

For the birds…

For the birds…

Sometimes there’s nothing like sitting and waiting.  As a photographer in the news industry a lot of times you tend to sit and wait a lot but that’s different.  That can be life or death, or even just someone being unprepared.  Really though, sometimes you just want to sit and be lazy, and other times…Read More


Aug

10

2014

48 Hours…

48 Hours…

So while I was writing that last post about being a freelancer, I was preparing for the weekend to be spent running and gunning as part of a team for the 48 hour film competition here in Indianapolis.  Well.  Nation wide actually.  But I was part of a team in the Indianapolis Segment.  I first…Read More


A Year in the drivers seat…

Exactly one year ago today I had what our insurance company called a life changing event for what I consider to be the better.  Exactly one year ago today was my last day working as a full time staff photographer for the Indianapolis Star.  It was a tough transition and concept to be sure, because…Read More


Barrel Racing Recap…

Last weekend was a very exciting opportunity for workshop attendees, as well as myself as I held a sports photography workshop with Roberts Camera Education here in Indianapolis centered around Barrel Racing.  What is barrel racing you ask?  I’m glad you asked.  Barrel racing is a rider attempting to take a horse in a clover…Read More


Walking the Walk…

So in my last post I mentioned that I spent some time in Chicago a few weeks ago.  I wasn’t shooting the entire time that I was there though which was nice.  I did have a little bit of extra time, built into the schedule, even though said changed quite a few times over the…Read More


Lighting a Zepplin…

In my opinion, one of the hardest things about lighting is the modifiers.  Lights are easy.  You turn them on, some flash and some don’t; and you point them at whatever you want to “enlighten”.  Yea, you have to pick the power setting, but that’s the basic idea.  Whether it’s a speed light, a Alien…Read More


The Playoffs…

You would figure that having worked the the Indianapolis Star as long as I did, I would be no stranger to sports teams, or even important playoff games of some kind or another, but that is absolutely not the case.  When it comes to shooting sports, that skill was something that was primarily on pause…Read More


Lightpainting Workshop…

About three weeks ago I held my second Roberts Camera Education workshop here in Indianapolis.  The first workshop was a Sports Photography workshop which you can read about here.  This workshop was much more in homage to one of my photographic idols, Dave Black.  The latest workshop was a lightpainting workshop, and honestly it was…Read More


New Sigma 50mm F1.4 Review…

You would be surprised how often I get asked what lenses are good lenses to buy for folks either beginner or Professional.  It’s almost a daily occurrence actually.  Not that I mind, because I don’t.  In fact I’m in middle of a three part series called “the right l ens” that I’m doing for Robert’s…Read More