Black & White Portraits

The portrait is fairly central to the idea of photography itself. It didn’t take long for the early photographic pioneers to turn their lenses toward their fellow men and woman in an attempt to capture something of the essential nature of the human spirit. In any portrait, the goal is to form a connection between […]

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The Boxer

I do like an enthusiastic portrait subject. Playful, mercurial, easily bored; pretty much sums up the gamut of what you encounter photographing children. This was a session of a boy and his mother. In all a successful sitting but these in particular were my favorites as the young man ran through a full range of […]

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Year’s End and X Marks the Spot

For the last blog post of 2016 there are some major changes to mention; I have officially set aside my Canon gear which I have shot with for over a decade in favor of Fuji’s X-system. If you move about the internet in photographic circles you have likely heard this story and its sentiments expressed…often. […]

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Kinder

I’m lucky to have a number of children in my life though none of my own as yet. Children are inspiring in their potential, candor, and insight. I’m always amused by the conviction that children have that adults are clueless. Perhaps the children are on to something. Everything to them is new, all their ideas […]

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