Nancy and Richard were getting married on a Saturday in December. They’d picked the date, and planned to keep it simple and small, after already spending many happy years together. Then the unexpected happened. They were invited to a major family event the same day they’d picked for their wedding. No problem. Their wedding would … Continue reading Can I get a Witness? Albany Wedding Photography & More
The text came in “Wedding emergency” with a name and out of state number. I offered a non-committal reply and, skeptically turned to Google to check the area code. Then the phone rang. (Photographers with contact information online are routinely plagued by phony inquiries - which are thinly veiled money laundering scams.) Turns out the … Continue reading Photography Rescue
The initial contact for the shoot was an inquiry for a large group photo. Turns out, it was a sort of family reunion and 60th birthday, and the client and I agreed when you’ve got that many family members in one place – better to set up more than just a single group photo. I … Continue reading Woa! That’s a lotta Smiles!
There are more ‘cameras’ out there than ever before, but not every smart-phone slinging shutterbug knows a lot about shot composition. That’s alright. It’s why there are photographers. We’re supposed to understand a bit about what make an image more than good and where the possibility exists to move the observer, to make them ‘feel’ … Continue reading Mirror:Mirror
I probably date myself in this post – so read it and share it quickly, before I come to my senses and delete it. My interest in texture began during the early years publishing an indie-music ‘fanzine’ “(the) Urban Rag. Clarification needed, I believe. The texture I’m referring to here as two-dimensional would I … Continue reading Talking about Texture