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NYC 9-11 Photo Shoot
NYC 9-11 Photo Shoot
Greetings! it's been a bit since I've posted to my blog.  I haven't done much photography over the past few weeks.  I did want to share some photos and my thoughts of getting to visit New York City on 9-11 and photos of the Tribute in Lights Memorial. This would be my third opportunity...
Photographing Humming Birds - Aug 10, 2021
Photographing Humming Birds - Aug 10, 2021
For the first time in several weeks, I actually had some good weather for photography on my days off from work.  Temps in the the 70s, no rain and some perfect overcast skies that created some perfect soft diffused light. Somehow, I came up with the idea that I'd like to try and photograph...
Sometimes Luck is on your Side - Jul 31, 2021
Sometimes Luck is on your Side - Jul 31, 2021
No matter how well you plan a photo shoot sometimes it comes down to nothing more than dumb luck that enables you to get 'The Shot'.  That's what had occurred for me early this week. My plan was to go to the boardwalk in Asbury Park, NJ for an evening photo shoot.  I've shot there many...
One Good Shot Equals a Successful Shoot - Jul 20, 2021
One Good Shot Equals a Successful Shoot - Jul 20, 2021
If I do a photo shoot and come home with one good photo, it's a successful photo shoot. This has always been one of my favorite sayings when I think of photography.  Yes, I always hope for more than one good shot, but if I can come home with one, regardless of the number of photos I take, I...
This & That - July 12, 2021
This & That - July 12, 2021
I haven't been able to get out and do any real photo shoots over the past couple weeks.  I'd planned a couple but on my days off from work, it was either way to hot or pouring rain.  I was able to photograph some of the flowers in my yard but that was pretty much it. I did use my free...
Behind the Shot | Flower Photo Shoot at Home - Jun 21, 2021
Behind the Shot | Flower Photo Shoot at Home - Jun 21, 2021
As many of you may be aware, flowers have become one of my favorite subjects to photograph.  There are beautiful flowers everywhere which makes finding great photo ops pretty easy. My wife and I just completed a major landscaping project, added two new flower beds and added several flower...
Trip Report - Ocean City Rookery & Bald Eagles - June 13,2021
Trip Report - Ocean City Rookery & Bald Eagles - June 13,2021
Before I go out on a shoot, I'll often come up with a mental list of shots I want to get or techniques I want utilize.  Unfortunately, what often happens is once I start shooting, my list is forgotten only to get home and realize I missed the shots that I wanted to get. When I went out to...
My Process for Storing & Organizing my Images- June 7,2021
My Process for Storing & Organizing my Images- June 7,2021
Good day.  I hope everyone is doing well.   in this article, I'll discuss my process for organizing my images, both on my hard disk and within Lightroom.  This is a critical process in that it allows me to keep everything organized and find images quickly.. For this discussion,...
Featured in Local Newspaper -  June 05, 2021
Featured in Local Newspaper - June 05, 2021
Last fall, I published my first book, Flowers in Isolation. This is a collection of flower photos that I took last year during the pandemic last year when I was unable to get out and do the types of photography that I would typically do. I spent the entire spring and summer photographing flowers...
My Equipment for Post Production Processing - June 1, 2021
My Equipment for Post Production Processing - June 1, 2021
  Good day.  I hope everyone was able to enjoy the long weekend and were able to get out and take lots of beautiful photos. in my last post, I discussed my camera gear.  In today's post, I'll discuss my tools for post production editing. Hardware My production computer for...
My Gear - May 27, 2021
My Gear - May 27, 2021
Hi everyone!     Before I get into my blog, I'd like to give a shout out to all members of the Military as we celebrate Memorial Day this weekend.  Both my Mom & Dad are Korean War Vets.  So to all who serve or who have served, Thank You for Your Service.   Thought...
Prepping for a Photo Shoot - May 25, 2021
Prepping for a Photo Shoot - May 25, 2021
Before I visit any location for a photo shoot  the first time, I do my research.  I find that with proper research and planning, my probability of having a successful shoot and coming home with photos I’m happy with increases dramatically. I start with the most important. ...
Welcome - May 06, 2021
Welcome - May 06, 2021
Good day and welcome to my new Blog.  I've wanted to create a blog for sometime and have finally found a blogging platform that I like. I plan to share lots of background and behind the scens information on the photos that I create to help you better understand how I go  about creating...

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