Family Reunions

I think when folks hear ‘wedding photographer’ they don’t immediately think ‘family reunion’ photographer, but what is a wedding, but a gathering of friends and family. Each year I photograph a number of gatherings – of friends, of families and of friends and families (weddings) this year, that was more true than ever. Sometimes the … Continue reading Family Reunions

A Beautiful Proposition

I’ve always said short notice is no problem. If you or someone you know needs photography – whether next year or next week, it never hurts to ask. Recently a short-notice booking made for one of the most memorable sessions of the year. Many folks plan weddings as much as a year or more in … Continue reading A Beautiful Proposition

What Lurks Below

I’m a practical sort. I wear a hat and gloves, and sometimes even a scarf. I favor raincoats or - often a wide-brimmed hat over an umbrella but I keep a big golf umbrella in the car regardless – it comes in handy against a harsh midday sun as well as rain. I like to … Continue reading What Lurks Below

He Married a Mermaid One Fine Night…

A client that hired me to photograph his family reunion recently emailed about a much more intimate assignment – as videographer for an oral history project. I’ve been a videographer for years, everything from weddings to lectures and corporate content – naturally I was interested. Family stories shared at the reunion, I believe, gave him the idea … Continue reading He Married a Mermaid One Fine Night…

Rust and Dust… and Paint

Can’t help myself sometimes, I see a bit of rust and I smile. I love the earthy colors, the evolution of metal from black or grey to burnt sienna, red and orange. Funny thing is, I didn’t always like this near-orange color. Half a lifetime ago, a girlfriend in grad school worked up her masters … Continue reading Rust and Dust… and Paint