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...
Palouse Photography

Palouse Photography

Palouse photography is catching on.  People around the world are seeing the work of some of the locals like Charlie Gurche and Nick Page and they are starting to see the Palouse as a bona fide destination.  Of course, going out with a professional photographer on a...
A Model and a Mom

A Model and a Mom

I just had the good fortune of a shoot with Madison DeCambra: a model and a mom visiting Spokane from Lynnwood, WA.  Her daughter Evelyn accompanied her to the shoot giving us the chance to take two very different sets of photos.  Some were fashion and some were with...
Location shoot:  Ally at Chihuly

Location shoot: Ally at Chihuly

I spent a fun hour and a half on a location shoot with Alexandra Icela Prater at the Chihuly exhibit by the Space Needle.  There are multiple rooms in the exhibit, providing many locations for a shoot.  Photography, including flash is permitted, but no tripods.  Ally...
Art and Fashion:  Benjamin Amegbey

Art and Fashion: Benjamin Amegbey

Before I shot people, I shot landscapes.  There are some landscapes that seem to yield many fine photographs.   One such place is White Pocket, where I say “If you drop your camera, you’ll get a good picture”. I have encountered one of those rare...
Senior Portrait session:  Kjersti

Senior Portrait session: Kjersti

It’s really a pleasure doing a senior portrait.  I’m so impressed by the accomplishments of a 17 year old.  Accepting leadership roles (as you will see below) and working effortlessly with her family.  I really don’t have to see much more than the...