6 Reasons Why You Don’t Need A New Camera

Buying a new camera is a lot of fun, but it’s not always necessary. Here are 6 reasons why you should skip getting a new camera. Read More

Video: How To Get Kids To Smile For A Photo And why bribery gets hilarious results.

Ok, confession. I find it challenging to get a good photo of my kids smiling at the camera. As much as I love photojournalistic images of them, sometimes I just want them to look at me with a natural smile, darnit! Read More

Video: What I Do When I’m Photographically Overwhelmed Pick one thing to focus on!

Often when you’re out shooting the photographic possibilities might feel a bit overwhelming. I get it! Read More

11 Tips to Improve Your Photography TODAY! How to get better photos with any camera.

Want to take better photos, like, NOW? And how about doing that without having to dig into technical settings? Even better, what if you could do all that, without needing any new gear – using whatever camera you currently own (even a smartphone?). Cool beans, right? Today I’m going to give you 11 super-practical tips to […]

6 Tips For Better Bokeh How to get that dreamy blurred background

ISO 125,  70mm,  f/2.8,  1/800s Normally what grabs our attention in a great photo is what is in focus. But have you ever looked at a photo and noticed how beautiful the out-of-focus areas are? Sometimes the out-of-focus areas might look like a gorgeous soft mass of blurriness. Other times it may seem as though […]

Shooting Nervous

Sweaty palms. Nausea. Chest tightness. Racing thoughts. “What if I can’t get a great shot? What if I forget something? What if I totally fail?” This is how I feel before a session sometimes. Particularly if it’s something different than the norm, or I haven’t shot in a while. Even after 10 years of shooting, […]

Photo Review: An Evening With The Boys

The other night there was some beautiful golden light filling the kitchen as the boys played. After a long, dark winter, this was a sight for sore eyes. So I grabbed the camera and spent some time photographing them as they went about their business – Max doing some art-making, and Oliver practicing his new […]

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