I recently saw these images at the Library of Congress and just fell in love with them. They were taken by photographers employed by the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information during the time before and during World War II. These are some of the few color photographs taken of rural America. I love this […]
After planning my personal project and gathering the necessary supplies and assistants and scouting a location, we converged on Lake Thunderbird near Norman, Oklahoma on Thursday evening. It was HOT – about 104 where we were at and even hotter in some locations around Oklahoma. I had two volunteers/friends there to help with setting up […]
After working in the studio extensively the past few weeks, I decided to head outside (in the middle of record hot temps) to do some personal work. This past is about how I go about planning a photo shoot. Today is Shoot Day -2. VISION First off comes the vision. Like most photographers, I am […]
A couple of weeks ago I got a call from another photographer asking me if I would shoot a tattoo’d friend of theirs. They didn’t have a studio and felt I had the equipment and experience necessary to shoot some pics that did their friend justice. Not thinking much about it, I said “sure”. I […]
I hosted a local pro photographer meeting in my studio last night. Only had a few people show up but we had some fun talking shop and shooting with lights. We just played around with the lighting, trying different settings and poses with one of the photographers girlfriend.