I love the classic feel in black and white photography, though I have often felt it creates a problem when shooting fashion photography.
Black and white photography is a true art form. There are times it looks amazing, but with the wrong background, contrast, colors etc it can look horrible.
This is a shot I took of the 2016 NPC West Coast Overall winner, Joseph Lee Emerson. It’s from one of three shoots I’ve done where Joseph was the model.
I’m so thrilled with this shoot. I may end up putting up a full gallery with selects from just this shoot soon but here are a couple samples.
This is one of the still photos taken during the Manhattan Beach Shuffle Dance project about how Manhattan Beach makes you want to dance.
I had a funny thought about how differently Photoshop is used when getting ready to post this image. So often I hear “we can fix it in Photoshop.” It is a phrase that makes any […]
It has always been important to make a bold statement that is consistent with the essence of your brand.
For the longest time my tagline has been “Because it isn’t ‘just a picture’”. I say that because I believe it, not because they are pretty words. If I didn’t believe it was much […]
Years back one of the designers I worked with told me his marketing company told him he needed to be using me rather than the other photographers that he had worked with because of the […]
This is an image from a photo shoot I did a few years ago. I decided to post it here in my blog and discuss some of what went into creating it.
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