Dan and Anastasia Wedding

Dan and Anastasia Wedding

I had the opportunity to shoot the wedding celebration for Dan and Anastasia.  The wedding was high tech…two laptops, as well as several cameras and laptops were designated to live streaming so friends around the world could watch.    Speaking of...
Wet Shoot Photo Session

Wet Shoot Photo Session

A wet shoot is what we scheduled.   I put water onto glass and shot through it, I shot the model, Hailey Hines, looking through wet glass.   I made it rain with a high pressure hose.   I captured her with wet hair. I captured her drenching herself....
Dan and Anastasia Engagement Photos

Dan and Anastasia Engagement Photos

Engagement photos are important for 2 reasons:  They give the couple  images to share with family and friends to announce the upcoming event and they give the couple the chance to try working with the wedding photographer.  You have to have fun, or you...
The Sky in the Landscape

The Sky in the Landscape

The sky in the landscape determines whether or not you’ve captured the great shot.  The light, the clouds–they matter.   You could say that every landscape photo is essentially a picture of the sky with some other thing added.   And if...
Promoting Your Business

Promoting Your Business

Promoting your business is a priority for every business owner.  We must develop advertising and a feel for  the culture of the business.   If we convey our mission and our services, then we succeed. Commercial photography can help with promoting...
Connect with Models

Connect with Models

It pays to network to connect with models.  I attended a little fund raiser for the Runway Renegades and met Suzianna Crofoot and Colt Ward at the event.  As a result, I got the opportunity to shoot with them as a couple.  The first formal shots of them...
Mechanic Shop  Photo Shoot

Mechanic Shop Photo Shoot

A classic pinup photo shoot is the mechanic shop photo shoot.  In this case, we’re at the wonderfully decorated Ray’s Truck Service & RV in Spokane.  I get my nursery box truck serviced here, and I knew it would be a fantastic location for a...
Night Photography

Night Photography

In a recent visit to the Southwest, I was able to shoot night photography at Joshua Tree National Park as well as at Rhyolite Ghost Town near Death Valley National Park.  Both of these are good locations for night photography thanks to the dark skies.   To...
An Artistic Shoot:  Painting and Photography

An Artistic Shoot: Painting and Photography

The best work comes when the photographer and the model collaborate on the piece.  In some ways, the collaboration is inevitable, given the grooming and posing and so on by the model and the lighting and framing done by the photographer.  However some shoots...
Death Valley Photography

Death Valley Photography

                      Death Valley photography is sure to excite anyone interested in landscape photography.  The stark and colorful landscape is quite varied.  Death Valley is a large National Park, and...