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For discovery, exploration, education, inspiration, communication, and curiosity... some of the reasons I shoot. These thoughts and images are my souvenirs from traveling and living in the world. Thank you for taking a look!

New York City Buildings

The buildings form a canvas of New York City

When you go to New York, the one thing you can’t ignore is the buildings! They reach up into the sky and tower over the city… they are the main character in the New York story…  So when I was there a few weeks back I carried the Fuji XT2 around with me the whole time and just shot for fun and wouldn’t you know...
Solar Eclipse 2017 in Atlanta

My view of the 2017 Solar Eclipse from Midtown, Atlanta

As every other photographer did, I pulled my camera out during the Solar Eclipse and shot a few photos. It was a great experience and I enjoyed viewing the rare phenomenon with friends and colleagues. I also thought it was fun to shoot everyone looking up at the sky too… Shot these on my Fuji XT-2 with a 16-55mm 2.8.   
Jen Miller of 9th House Studios

Business Portraits of Jen

I gotta give a shout out to Jen for finally building a website for her consulting work. It's live at 9thhousestudios.com go take a look and once there you'll see a bunch of words and also some fun pictures of Jen. Well, I took those! You can see a few selects from the shoot below!

Kevin and Pam Wedding Reception Photography

I worked with both Kevin and Pam, so I was honored they wanted me to photograph their wedding reception. They actually got married a few weeks prior in Saint Lucia but wanted to have a reception here in Atlanta for all the family and friends. I think it’s a great idea! It was a beautiful reception held at the Artmore Hotel and was several hours...
Ned by Atlanta headshot photographer kendrick disch

New Headshots For Ned – by Atlanta Portrait Photographer Kendrick Disch

I took a few headshots of Ned for the company's new website. They turned out great and I wanted to share a few.

Little 5 Points photostroll

Little 5 Points in Atlanta is a photographer’s paradise. It’s filled with eclectic people and textures. I took my camera and my 50mm lens for a casual stroll on a Friday night and got captured some of that vibrancy.
Dog Portraits Atlanta - Barkley

Barkley Photoshoot

A good friend lost her friend last week. His name was Barkley and he developed hemangiosarcoma in his heart and lungs. Fortunately I was able to get him into my studio (currently my living room) and we did a little photoshoot a few days before he passed. Here are a few favorites.
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Diana and Adam – by Atlanta Wedding Photographer Kendrick Disch

Photography highlights from the wedding of Diana and Adam at Chastian Horse Park on December 13, 2015 by Atlanta Wedding Photographer Kendrick Disch

Kayaking in Florida Keys aka playing with new GoPro

a few sample GoPro photos from our Kayak tour through the mangroves in the Florida Keys.

Mailbag: How did you develop your skills?

In this Mailbag answer, I give a very detailed (3000 words) history of how I learned to be a photographer and you can too!

Charlee (2001-2015)

Today I had to let go of my friend Charlee. She got sick and we couldn’t make her better. She was a great dog and will be terribly missed.
My HDDSLR one-man-band setup

HouseProud Video

I was honored to be tasked with making a video that really gets to the heart of what HouseProud is all about and showcases some of the real impact a small group of people can make in just a few hours. I was humbled by the generosity of those that volunteer and genuinely moved by the grateful attitude of those people we are...
My HDDSLR one-man-band setup

My current DSLR set up for One-Man-Band Video production

Many of my video shoots don't have budget for a lot of helpers, so I'm often the entire operation: Directing, Shooting, Producing, Audio, Writing, Editing, and Grading. Doing it this way doesn't get boring. I thought I'd post a recent picture of my camera setup for when I'm operating alone.
Leaving Instagram

Why I went back to Instagram

I rejoined Instagram about 3 weeks ago and I thought I should explain my reasons.
iphone 6+

One month with the Iphone 6+

after about 4 weeks of using the Iphone 6 Plus, here are my thoughts:

Tanya and Gen Engagement Photos

I was happy to shoot my friend Tanya's engagement photos a few weeks ago at the Goat Farm and at the High Museum.

April and May Iphone snaps

Here are a few recent Iphone snaps I liked:
Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston Day 3

The rain came down and down. We tried exploring some different areas including Sullivan’s Island and Shem Creek but as you can in the pictures it was dreary and cold. We found good places to duck into and warm up and eat, so it wasn’t all bad. Be sure to check out day 1 and day 2.
Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston Day 2

On our second day in Charleston guess what we did... if you guessed walked around and ate food, you'd be correct. @jenamiller is really into food especially the delicious kind and Charleston is filled with good restaurants. I carried my camera and just explored the city through my lens.
Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston Day 1

Kendrick Disch Photography - Street Scenes from Charleston Day 1

New Work: 2013 Federal Reserve Annual Report Videos

I don't often share the work I do at my full time job because it's for a totally different audience. However we just completed a new project I'm happy to share with you all in hopes that you'll enjoy looking at it and find some of the information useful.

Permanent Art Exhibit in Corporate Cafeteria

Last year I spent 16 days on the road shooting commissioned art work for a corporate client. They wanted bright colorful images from around the Southeast to adorn their cafeteria walls. They gave me a few examples of stuff they liked and then set me free to photograph 6 cities and capture work worthy of printing 6 feet wide and framing. A tall order...

Caught a big one in Florida!

Caught a big one off the coast of Florida. It’s an Amber Jack and it tasted great!

Selfie at The Library in Chicago

Selfie at The Library in Chicago

Atlanta clouds

Pretty day today in Atlanta

Family travel

Family travels at the international terminal at Atlanta airport

Vintage Images of Atlanta

Historical Images of Atlanta

Love – the movie

Some thoughts on the movie "Love"
workshoppers logo

Workshoppers.org Launch Video

I created this video to help explain and generate interest in workshoppers.org

Saying adios to Bank of America

A few months ago I noticed something strange on my bank statement and it was the final straw to lose me as a customer. It wasn’t the debit card fees, or the increased account fees, or the very poor reputation, or the whole too big to fail thing… although those were contributing factors. What was the final straw, you ask? Advertising within my bank...

Small reminder that I’m not awesome

I haven’t posted in awhile because having a full time job and still taking on freelance work, leaves little time for updates. However, those two things and some thriftiness on my part have enabled me to completely pay off all the credit card I accumulated during and after college. This is a big personal achievement for me and I’ve been feeling pretty good about...
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Vancouver + Seattle

In September I took a trip with the lovely @jenamiller to check out an area of the country I hadn’t explored yet, the Pacific Northwest. We went to Both Vancouver and Seattle and took a train between the two. It was a great trip and I’ve posted lots of pictures from that trip on this blog. However, I also shot some video while I...

Sysco Foods Video Shoot

Just uploaded some new videos to my portfolio from another awesome shoot I did with Vert. Here’s the link: www.kendrickdisch.com/video/sysco-foods/ Big thanks to @joefocus for the assist and the behind the scenes photos!

Headshots for Elyse

Did some acting headshots for the talented Elyse. It was cold and windy but we got some that we’re both happy with.

I accepted a job at…

December was the busiest month I’ve had as a freelance multimedia professional. It was awesome! I had commitments almost every single day of the month (minus the holidays, but you could also make a reasonable argument that those too were commitments). Even though I was building momentum and developing a good client base, I wasn’t making enough money to pay down my debt and...

Rachel B. Studio Headshots

Recently did some headshots for Rachel B. in my studio. She just needed a professional one for her site, so we tried a few variations and came up with this one:

Sarah T. Headshots

I had the great privilege of shooting some headshots for my friend Sarah while I was in Seattle in September. She’s an awesome actress and needed some new headshots for auditions.

Downtown Seattle

I had been wanting to check out Seattle for awhile, as I’ve heard amazing things about it and I’ve got a few friends there that I haven’t seen in years. I was also there to shoot some headshots for my friend Sarah. I’ll post those soon… Here are a few randoms from the first day hanging out in Downtown Seattle. me with the lovely...

Vancouver Day 3 – Stanley Park, To and From

By the third day in Vancouver, we were a little worn out from exploring and we were being a bit lazy. We decided to walk to Stanley Park and see what that was all about. Here is the lovely @jenamiller. Here’s a guy waiting in line to get his hot dog from Japadog, a Japenese hot dog street cart. Here’s the view from our...

New Business Cards

I just got new business cards and I’m pretty excited to start handing them out! My last batch was from 2008 and my work has changed a lot since then. My style is cleaner and more polished so I wanted to really reflect that with my marketing materials. I’m a versatile shooter and I wanted my cards to show that idea as well so...

Vancouver Day 2 – Granville Island

Everyone suggested that Granville Island was a must visit so we did. It’s a pretty cool little touristy shopping area with a famous public market. We roamed around for a bit, tried a few things, and ate dinner there too.

Vancouver Day 2 – Bridge to Granville Island

Day 2 in Vancouver started with a great morning meeting with the Vancouver Photo Workshops to chat about workshoppers.org. They have some pretty awesome photography workshops, so check them out! After that we decided to check out Granville Island and the Public Market. We walked from our hotel to the island, which meant a long stroll across the Granville Bridge, and we got some...

Vancouver Day 1

This was my first visit to Canada. Been wanting to check out Vancouver for awhile now. I’ve always heard that it was one of the greatest cities in North America. The city was awesome and beautiful but perhaps a bit overhyped. It felt a little bit like a very relaxed New York City. Here are a few shots from the first day as we...

Abstract shots from Train

While on the train from Seattle to Vancouver, I was messing around with a longer shutter speed to get some funky effects. Here are a few I thought were fun.

The Train from Seattle to Vancouver

This is the first in a series of posts covering my recent trip to Seattle and Vancouver with the lovely @jenamiller. We took an Amtrak train from Seattle to Vancouver. It was awesome! Definitely a good way to travel. I’m not the only one thinking that either. Evidently Amtrak is experiencing record ridership. It was spacious, non-crowded, had free wi-fi, had lounge cars with...

Charlee gets a short studio session

So while I was getting everything set up and tested for those studio shots of Eli, I had my dog, Charlee, stand in for him. She didn’t like the camera and wasn’t a good model, but I did get these two fun shots of her.

Eli’s Final Studio Session

Meet Eli- a 17 year old Dalmatian mix. He was my roommates companion. I took these pictures right before Eli went to the vet for his final nap. He was having some health issues and it was time. I consider it an honor to have such a handsome and distinguished gentleman pose for my camera.
Peanut Butter Oreos

Peanut Butter Oreos

I just found out that Peanut Butter Oreos are SO much better than regular Oreos! They just so happened to be the first subject of my new home photography studio. I’ll probably be posting more studio photography over the next few months as I work to expand my studio skills.

Some delicious salmon

My girlfriend is an excellent cook and sometimes I’ll snap a few pics of her awesome cooking. Here’s a shot of some salmon with orzo, tomatos, onions, and capers.

A rainy Saturday spent indoors

Afternoon thunderstorm on Saturday.

The 2011 Peachtree Road Race

I live 2 blocks from the finish line of the Atlanta Peachtree Road Race, so I wandered down there with @jenamiller and snapped a few shots as the runners raced by.

Drew Hawkins Headshots

I met @drewhawkins on twitter while he was living in Chicago, right before he landed at a job at Engauge, here in Atlanta. So once he got settled in we grabbed some starbucks and had some good chats revolving around social media and it’s place in marketing. He has a great blog called Brain Wads full of original thinking and insightful commentary (he even...

a few random photos from Salt Lake City 2008

Three years ago this month (summer of 2008), my little brother got married in Salt Lake City, UT and I flew out for the wedding from Maine. It was a rather epic journey to get there and I actually missed the wedding. The whole story can be found here (Epic Journey to Salt Lake City). Anyway, I was digging back through some old photos...
Farm Burger

Yeah! Burger and Farm Burger

I’m trying to carry my camera around more often and had it with me as I ate at both Yeah! Burger and Farm Burger here in Atlanta. Both places emphasize natural organic ingredients and both are excellent places to grab a delicious burger. I don’t view this as a competition because I think we are lucky to have them both! Yeah! Burger: “Our burgers...

Beer Photoshoot at Turner Field

Got the chance to help Charleston photographer Brennan Wesley on a photoshoot at Turner Field today. Great photographer, great guy, and great gig. We knocked out 15 portraits each with a different location (all within the complex) and then shot tons of ambient stuff for Atlanta Beverage Company. They were having their second annual tradeshow, which means there was tons of free beer everywhere...

LessConf 2011

I had the pleasure of attending the amazing Less Conference 2011, here in Atlanta. Thanks to Allan Branch and Steven Bristol I was able to document the event with photographs. I could write about the conference itself, but there’s an awesome write up already written by Rob Warner: “Why I’ll Never Miss Lessconf” Click here for a gallery I set up using dropbox if...

Headshots for Michael Cheek

I like shooting people. So when Michael Cheek asked me if I could do a headshot for him, I said of course! He mostly wanted an updated shot for various social media avatars so we tried a few different things and these two are my favorites, a serious one and a fun one! You can check out my headshots gallery here: Headshots and if...

Some Studio Shots of Fishing Lures

Here are a few digital tearsheets from a series of ads I photographed while I worked at Adventure ADV.

Saint Lucia Vacay part 3

As mentioned in part 1 and part 2, I went to Saint Lucia with my girlfriend, but it rained on us basically the whole time. The rain kind of dampened our plans for an awesome beach vacation, so instead we had a short kayaking expedition in the rain.

Saint Lucia Vacay – Part 2

As mentioned in part 1, I just got back from Saint Lucia with my girlfriend. We took a quick trip to celebrate her birthday and I also needed to work on my tan a little bit in preparation for the summer. Unfortunately it rained almost the entire time and we barely saw the sun, so I’m still ghostly white. I also didn’t shoot very...

Saint Lucia Vacation part 1

To celebrate my girlfriend‘s birthday we snuck off to St. Lucia for a few days. Most people don’t know much about Saint Lucia, including me. Almost everything I know about it can be learned from looking at this google map.  We stayed in the northern tip of the island but the airport is in the south, so we had a lengthy commute and I...

Headshot for Lyla

So my good friend and an amazing designer/strategist/genius, Lyla, asked me to shoot a new headshot for her website! I was more than happy to help out. Here are two selects!
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Photography ‘contest’ = Bad Deal for Photographers

Many photography contests are just bad deals for photographers. This is an excerpt from an email I received as a member of a local photography group. My name is Alex Doubet, and I’m contacting you on behalf of US Road Sports & Entertainment Group (USRS). We own & operate the Publix Georgia Marathon (coming up on 3/20/11; ~18k participants) and the Atlanta 13.1 Half...

Stalking the light

One of the things I teach people about photography is that sometimes they should be finding and shooting the light instead of chasing subjects. The light can be your subject. It makes ordinary things much more interesting. Here are some examples I shot at the office recently.

My first same gender wedding shoot

I love shooting weddings because it’s such a happy event for everyone there! People love getting photographed at a wedding because they are all spiffed up and looking good! It makes my job easy and pleasurable! You can check out the rest of my wedding work at www.kendrickdischweddings.com. Recently I had the honor of second shooting a same gender wedding alongside CJ of mossandisaac.com....

Charlee and Widget

Trying to shoot more randoms this year and sometimes you just gotta go to the old standby of shooting your pets… Here’s my dog Charlee enjoying her Valentines day bone from her secret admirer. Below that is Widget, the mischievous cat from upstairs.

Facebook limits page discoverability

Facebook limits page discoverability. Pages are the business version of a profile. I’ll use the two companies I founded as examples here, (Create/Explore Workshops, Workshoppers.org).  Neither of these two companies has a marketing budget, so I must find ways to promote that don’t cost anything. Facebook is one of my options. My primary goal for being on Facebook is to spread awareness for my...

TJ at christmas 2010

Here’s a cute picture of my nephew TJ that I shot during Christmas. He refused to smile for me and if I really started pushing him he would change the subject by pointing at the lights and saying “lights!”. You had to be there.
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Workshop: Digital Workflow using Lightroom 3

Event registration for Digital Workflow using Lightroom 3 with Kendrick Disch powered by Eventbrite

Beautiful Day in Atlanta

It’s a beautiful day here in Atlanta. The rain we had last week washed away the cold and dark winter and left us with an optimistic taste of spring!

The Empty Breakroom

Here’s a shot of our breakroom at Adventure. We hardly ever take breaks so it mostly sits empty!
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“What is success?”

I’ve written on this blog quite a bit about this topic in past years and still struggle with this question on a daily basis. I found this article today that discussed some important ideas about success, parenting, and intrinsic vs extrinsic motivation. “What is success?” Someone who spent his life working 80 hour weeks, living in hotels, and fighting his way up the corporate...

Learning to cook Quiche

Recently I learned how to make a quiche. But this post is not a “how to make a quiche” post, although I’m sure several of you came here due to that phrase being your search parameter. Sorry for the misdirection. Here’s a link to a quiche recipe. Instead, this post is just a few photos I snapped while learning how to make a quiche....

Holiday Driving 2011

I didn’t shoot much while I was visiting my family in Arkansas over the holidays, but I did get a few casual snaps while I was driving to and from. Yes, I shoot while I drive and I know I shouldn’t. But it’s not illegal and I’m a photographer.
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Let’s Go Fishing! Content Marketing Strategy

There are lots of other fishermen in the facebook pond. If you can organize your efforts around creating a content publishing strategy that drives links back to the pond where you are the only fishermen and you've got the right lure for the right fish, then you are going to hook 'em.

Some Random Photos from Jan 2011

Here a just a few randoms from this month. I’ve been trying to carry my camera more often but definitely not doing it often enough!

Snow day in Atlanta Jan-2011

It snowed in Atlanta last night. Got about 4-6 inches. Was able to meet up with my friend Jen to go out and shoot a few pics!
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By Your Side – Short Film

Last year I was part of the crew on a short film called By Your Side, directed by Chris Stanford and Jake Herrle and DP’d by my friend Morgan Cooper. I was a camera operator for some of the scenes and also did some of the sound recording. It turned out really well, so I thought I would share the results: By Your Side...

One Day of Mousing

The above image was generated by some software called IOGraphica that tracks my mouse movements over the course of a given amount of time and represents that data with these cool looking graphics. This is 8 hours on a 27inch Imac. On this particular day I was editing video for most of it. The black dots are when my mouse was still. The largest...

Thanks- 2010

I’ve had a crazy few years since 2007. Lots of craziness. This is my second Thanksgiving in Atlanta and I’ve got lots to be thankful for. I’ve got a couple of amazing friends here and I’ve got a good job that challenges me in ways I should be challenged. I’ve got a place to live that I really like and I’ve got some cool...

Michael at the High Museum

My friend Michael asked me to do a few portraits before his wedding next month. We went to the High Museum here in Atlanta and just played with some lines and spaces. Michael was a fantastic model, I rarely told him how to pose, he just has a knack for looking good in front of the camera. It was fun and I got several...

Jay Maisel Studio Tour

I’m friends with Jay Maisel’s Studio Manager, not by coincidence. Jay Maisel is one of my favorite photographers and I’ve blogged about him before. Here’s a video produced by the Santa Fe Workshops that really shows off some of his best images and captures some of his nuggets of wisdom. It’s really inspiring to me and I think you’ll enjoy it too. Anyway, my...

Photowalk in Decatur

Met up with a photographer friend for drinks and a photowalk in Decatur, GA. It was getting dark by the time we got around to shooting. Not my best work but here are a few I sort of liked.

New York Fall 2010- Part 1

I took a trip to New York to promote workshoppers.org at the 2010 PDN PhotoPlus Expo. Another blog post will cover some more details of the trip soon. I love coming to New York because it’s a great city for just carrying your camera and shooting whatever seems interesting in the moment. The streets are filled with vibrancy and character and it’s hard not...

Images from East Atlanta Strut Part 2

As mentioned in part 1, I was able to hit the streets of East Atlanta for the Annual East Atlanta Strut Festival. It was fun! Here are the rest of the images! This last one is of a poodle riding around strapped to the chest of this biker guy. Took a few quick shots, and this was the best I could manage…

Images from East Atlanta Strut Part 1

I was able to attend the East Atlanta Strut with a friend over the weekend and took my camera. Here are a few of the images I shot. More coming in part 2!

Gino on Lake Lanier

A few weeks ago we were shooting parts of a documentary about Jason Meninger during the FLW cup on Lake Lanier. I took a moment and shot this portrait of my coworker. This is Gino. A great designer and thinker.
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Joined the Adventure Crew!

When I left a cushy full time job in Arkansas in 2007 to move to Santa Fe and work for the Santa Fe Photography Workshops, I viewed it as the beginning of an amazing adventure. It was an awesome, (if sometimes bumpy) ride that led me to some great places and introduced me to tons of great people along the way. Ultimately I found...

Oil on Pensacola Beach 6-27-2010

This oil spill is big news. But I was curious about how the media was handling the scope of the news. The truth of it is that the networks all have an agenda. I don’t claim to know or take sides, but I wanted to see for myself what the situation on the beaches looked like. So I went down with a few friends...

Panama City Beach BP Staging Area

I stumbled across the BP Staging Area for the oil spill containment efforts. Panama City Beach didn’t seem to have any oil washing up yet, but I think they were getting ready to disburse some of these booms/bumbers. I didn’t talk to anyone from BP because I glanced at the clock and was running a bit late for my conference. So I snapped these...
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An Alabama Farmhouse

While we were driving down to Florida to check out the oil spillage, we passed this old farmhouse basking in beautiful late afternoon light, so I whipped a U-turn and we took a few minutes to explore and shoot.
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Panama City Beach Night Scene

I’m in the middle of a quick trip down to Florida to document the oilyness. More will be coming soon but I wanted to share this one from Panama City Beach.
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Portraits of Todd Ginsberg, Executive Chef at Bocado

I had the opportunity to photograph executive chef Todd Ginsberg at Atlanta’s Bocado, one of the best lunch places in the city! The food is incredible and the atmosphere is a great combination of classy and relaxed. They have a small garden in the back where they grow some of their own vegetables. Todd is a great chef! I’ve eaten there several times and...
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Portrait of CEO James Geiger

I had the privilege of shooting a portrait of James F. Geiger, the Founder, Chairman, President and CEO of CBeyond Inc., for the 2010 Annual Report. Of course Mr. Geiger is a busy man, so we only had a scheduled 15 minutes to shoot. But after about 3 minutes, he was ready to get back to work, which was fine because I had the...
nadine playing piano

Nadine Playing Piano

I’ve gotten to be friends with the family that my girlfriend lives with. Nadine and Jay. They are awesome people and have welcomed me into their home time and time again for delicious meals and captivating conversation. Last week I was over for dinner and Nadine started playing her piano so I grabbed my camera and made a few images!
Meat cart in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic- A few more images

I was so busy while I was in the Dominican Republic teaching my Adobe Lightroom Workshop, that I didn’t get to shoot very many pictures. But yesterday I discovered another compact flash card with images I had taken, but didn’t get a chance to offload them to my laptop right away and then forgot about them. So here they are! This last one is...
Pinones, Puerto Rico

More Pinones, Puerto Rico

Here are few more from Pinones in Puerto Rico! These next few are from a young mango grove. In the mud on the ground were thousands of small hermit crabs scurrying about. It looked the ground was moving!
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Morgan the Zombie Hunter

This is my roommate. He likes to hunt and kill zombies. I sleep well at night knowing no zombies are going to get into this house!
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Lizards in Puerto Rico

I kind of like lizards. I had several when I was younger including 2 green iguanas. Alicia told me giant green iguanas were common throughout Puerto Rico so I made it a mission to find one and get a photo. Unfortunately, we couldn’t find any, but I did get a few shots of other types of lizards! Please leave a comment if you know...
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Old San Juan Part 2

Here are some more from Old San Juan, Puerto Rico (You can see part 1 here). It’s a very photogenic area and I had a great time shooting. The kids come here to fly their kites! The sky is literally filled with kites! Very cool! One of the only downsides of Old San Juan, seems to be the parking situation. It’s very hard to...
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Old San Juan part 1

Old San Juan was definitely a highlight of my Puerto Rico trip. It’s a beautiful area with a very European charm. I’d like to live there for a few months to really give it a good thorough exploration! This is a 465-year-old neighborhood originally conceived as a military stronghold. Its 7-square-block area has evolved into a charming residential and commercial district. The streets here...

Fried Puerto Rican Food

As we roamed around outside of town near the beach (it’s an island, so there are a lot of beaches), we stopped at a roadside restaurant for some dinner. They fry almost everything. Pictured below is some of the food we ate. I can’t remember what it’s officially called. This is fried plantain with crapmeat inside. They said this was chicken on a stick,...

The Producers of my Caribbean Lightroom Workshops

Alicia Kidd Photography Workshops is both the brains and the brawn behind my recent Lightroom Workshops in Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. I was just there to preach what I know, while they organized everything and dealt with all the promotions and did all the actual work… Huge thanks to Alicia and her producing partner, Su-jeng Sang who is also her real life partner!...
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A Dominican Night

Here’s a shot from the balcony of the apartment we stayed in while we were in Santo Domingo. We were three blocks from the Malecon (the waterfront) and we were able to walk to great little venues for dinner! I didn’t have a tripod for this, so there’s a bit of motion blur… I need to get a tripod that is small and light...
Dominican Republic Street Photography

Dominican Street Photography – Colonial Zone

When I’m giving a Lightroom Workshop, I definitely want to get my students out of the classroom and into the world to make images. I do this for two reasons: A) I want them to have fresh/exciting new stuff to import and process and B) even if you enjoy working on the computer, three straight days of sitting in a darkened room listening to...
Puerto Rican portait

Puerto Rico Portraits

I’ve got lots of pictures from Puerto Rico to upload on the blog, but I definitely want to start with the pictures I took on my birthday! Alicia Kidd, a fantastic producer and photographer, was my fixer and translator for these! Thanks Alicia! One of my thoughts was that I have plenty of things in my life that make me happy so even though...
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Dominican Food

I’m not the biggest fan of Seafood and expected Dominican food to be very seafood oriented… I was pleasantly surprised to find it is more based on tropical fruits such as plantains. This is my lunch during one of the workshop days. We brought our lunch back to the classroom to save time! Rice, Chicken, and Pastelón de platano maduro (ripe plantain casserole). This...
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Skate park at night

I’ve been pretty busy preparing for my Lightroom Workshops and haven’t had time to post much lately. I made a short trip to Arkansas back in Feb. and found a little skate park and decided to do some night photography of the skater kids doing jumps and tricks. It was fun and the kids were working hard to show off for the camera. I...
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Dominican Republic cab ride

I just finished teaching a 3 day Adobe Lightroom workshop in the Dominican Republic. Now I’m in Puerto Rico to teach another 3 day workshop this weekend! It’s not too late to enroll! Anyway, my time in the Dominican was short and I wasn’t able to shoot much, but I snapped a few images from the passenger seat during one of my cab rides...

belief in god is no excuse for hatred

Lyla Morrison asked me to shoot a photo for a poster project designed with the goal of creating an impact and sparking discussion. I think we succeeded, what do you think? This photo was done completely in camera with the only photoshop work being basic sharpening, color balance, and the text at the very bottom which states, “belief in God is no excuse for...

Just try to imagine this guy dancing too…

So here’s a cool one from a wedding I shot recently! I love shooting live music!

Mitch Headshot/Portraits

Mitch is a musician from Atlanta, but lives in Boston. He needed some new promo photos, so he got in touch with me and we went out and had a fun photoshoot and got a lot of great pictures. I had a tough time narrowing it down, but here are my two favorite shots from the day!

Arcade Fire CD Cover Mockup

I was asked by my friend, Diana, to help with the photography and photoshop composite work on a mock-up CD cover for a band called Arcade Fire. She created a logo and wanted the logo to be in the blown out smoke from a candle on top of a cupcake. So, grab a cupcake (with sprinkles), a candle, a few studio strobes, and we...

Andrea Fremiotti Gallery at Big Studio

Lately I’ve been doing some freelance work for Andrea Fremiotti, who owns Burn Photo, and one of the things I did was help him prepare for a gallery show at Big Studio. I did the printing and coordinated the framing, designed and published a companion book, and then hung the show. The images are stunning aerial photos of housing development areas ‘on hiatus’ because...

Rainbow Headshot

I was in New York a few months ago and my friend Rainbow needed a headshot for her new acting promo piece. I gave her lots to choose from but I pulled my favorite and converted it to black and white! We went to The Cloisters for the shoot, but I was on a time crunch so I couldn’t explore much, but it seems...

Clinton Library

I was going through some old files looking for something and I came across the photos from a trip to the Clinton Library in Little Rock, Arkansas in March.

Venus Fly Trap

My friend needed a photo of a Venus Fly Trap for one of her design projects, so here’s one of the shots I got…

The Great Atlanta Flood of ’09

On September 21st, 2009, after 4 days of constant rain, Atlanta experienced extreme flooding. Ten people died and 20,000 homes and businesses suffered major damage. Here’s a picture taken (not by me) in downtown Atlanta…(click picture for source) My apartment complex was severely flooded and everyone was evacuated. It all happened very quickly. I had been out of town for the weekend and came...

View of New York

I was in New York a few weeks ago, strolled across the Manhattan Bridge and got these shots from the bridge! One problem, this bridge has trains running on it, so the bridge is vibrating most of the time so a tripod is useless…

Jay at Park

My good friend Jay needed a fun and interesting portrait and I was happy to help him out! He’s passionate about working out and is actually an MMA fighter in training. So we headed to a park and just played around with a few simple exercise related ideas. These are my favorite: Big thanks goes to my buddy Shibu for assisting on this one!...

Portrait for Quest Magazine

I recently had the pleasure of driving up to Clemson University to shoot a portrait of Fred Faircloth and Rebecca Fulmer for Quest Magazine. I had never been to Clemson before but my assignment was to show the beauty of the campus in the portrait of Fred and Rebecca. Rebbecca is a student at Clemson and recently won a substantial scholarship given out by...
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Paul Mobley Portraits

I recently had the pleasure of shooting a portrait of portrait photographer Paul Mobley, who has a gorgeous book out called “American Farmer“. When photographer Paul Mobley set out to capture the soul of our country’s farm communities, he encountered an enduring rural culture that remains rooted in the principles of tradition, family, integrity and hard work. Traveling across the country from Tennessee to...

76 Monte Carlo

My neighbors friend pulled up in this awesome customized 76 Monte Carlo. I had to take some shots! Click here if you don’t see a gallery below.

Jason Smith of Smithworks Iron

A few months ago I shot some environmental portraits of Jason Smith at Smithworks Iron. He was awesome to work with! Well he just sent me the video below and I thought it might be interesting for you to learn a little more about the artist and his work! If you need some metalwork done, check out www.smithworksiron.com www.youtube.com/watch?v=aF7h-wmk87g

Deliverables for Environmental Portraiture

So, as mentioned in the previous post, I just finished up my 2nd quarter at Portfolio Center where I’m working on building up a commercial photography portfolio. Besides the lighting class I was in, I was also in a class called Environmental Portraiture in which the goal was to take various types of portraits on location. Each assignment had various educational goals and each...

Deliverables for Intermediate Lighting

So I just finished my second quarter at Portfolio Center, an intensive graduate level commercial photography and visual communications program. One of my classes this quarter was called Intermediate Lighting taught by Tom Abraham. We had four deliverables (deliverable = what we show to our critique panel at the end of the quarter). The assignments are based on a theme assigned by Tom, but...

Random recent photos from March and April

This first one is actually from the Intro to Photography one day seminar I taught back in March. The model’s name is K and I will be shooting her for a school assignment next week. Yes, there is a reflector in the shot and yes I shot that between the legs of one of my students, but the story behind this is that I...

World of Coke

My friend Lyla is working on some design projects involving World of Coke, the Coke Musuem here in Atlanta. So one day she coerced me into tagging along as she made a visit. Of course I brought my camera and snapped a few pics! It was moderately interesting, but my favorite part was definitely tasting all the variety of drinks that the Coke company...

Naked Cats!

Awhile back my mother decided to start raising a unique breed of cats called “Naked” sphynx, called that because they actually have little or no hair. Perfect for people who are allergic to cats! So anyway, I snapped a few pics when I was in town last month. You can look at the whole gallery by clicking here. Or you can find more pictures...

Leigh Anna and Location Portraits

The above photo is Leigh Anna, my classmate in our Location Portraits class. The photo below is my class (taught by Joel Silverman- center, red shirt, big camera) in Wynn Park learning a little about natural light portraits. I like this class a lot and look forward to really getting some good portrait practice.

Diana’s Car Accident

My friend Diana was driving on a major road in here in Atlanta two days after that big wind storm we had that knocked down so many trees, when she went through an intersection that had a non-functional stoplight and her Volkswagen Rabbit was struck by a big pickup that wasn’t paying attention. Luckily she only had minor injuries to one knee, but the...

Atlanta Storms

There’s been some rough weather hitting Atlanta lately. On Monday, the 13th, I slept through some mighty fierce winds that wrecked havoc all over the city. There were tons of trees down all over the place. Many of my friends were without power for awhile (also my school was out of power for the day) and about half the traffic lights in town were...

Asleep at the Bus Stop

Waiting on the bus is a great time to catch up on sleep!

The Wild Peacock Chase

I was driving around in Springdale, Arkansas with my friend Maryam and she spotted this peacock perched on the roof of a house. She convinced me to stop and try to get a picture of it. So, as soon it saw us approaching it ran away and we chased it through the neighborhood, finally catching up to it in this scary yard. The couple...

Rolling clouds gather no moss

Some pretty interesting clouds that I shot while I was driving around in Arkansas a few weeks ago.
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Georgia Aquarium

I went to the famous Georgia Aquarium the day before Valentines day to take some pictures for a homework assignment. I’m finally getting the time to sort through the pictures from that visit and post a few selects here on the blog. Hope you enjoy! The one above is actually one that I submitted for the assignment. The assignment was to explore motion using...

More from Snow Day

Here are a few more I took the day it snowed. This one reminds me of how I feel when it snows!

Livestock show in Perry, GA

So last weekend I went to a livestock show with fellow Portfolio Center photographer CJ Isaac. It was fun and interesting and obviously a good place to get some fun pictures. What amazed me about the pigs was how muscular they were. I guess it makes perfect sense, but I always thought of pigs as fat. These pigs were ripped! I liked their ears!...

Carbohydrate Supplement Circa 1963

Today I found myself assisting one of my classmates on a photoshoot in this old building we found in Southeast Atlanta. Inside the building were all these old canisters labeled Civil Defense Carbohydrate Supplement. Some were rusted out and empty. Some were still sealed up and not rusted. So I was pretty curious about what a Carbohydrate Supplement was, so I busted one open...

Ernie and Jess

I was over at my friend’s house the other day and shot this nice shot of Ernie and his momma Jess.

15 Cent Burgers

I’m not going to lie. Eating hamburgers for breakfast doesn’t really sound particularly appetizing. But then I heard about Steak ‘n Shake offering hamburgers to Atlanta residents for a mere 15 cents if you went during 8:00am-11:00am on Friday Feb. 13th. Suddenly burgers for breakfast sounded pretty good. The Steak & Shake franchise is celebrating 75 years in business and in a clever marketing...

Atlanta Prison Farm

I was doing some research for possible locations for photoshoots in Atlanta and I read about this old abandoned prison in Southeast Atlanta. So I grabbed a couple of classmates and we had a great time poking our cameras around in these old buildings! I encourage you to click here to watch a full screen slideshow of the images on my flickr page. They...

Natural Light Class

I have a class called Natural Light with Jerry Burns (www.studioburns.com). Here he is teaching us something. I have to shoot everyday as the sun comes and as the sun goes down. Subject isn’t that important but the lighting is very important. Here is me walking around in Atlanta looking for good light. Here’s another one of me taken by me classmate Lauren.

Jeremy and his cross

This is my good friend Jeremy. He is a very interesting guy with an incredible personal story. I don’t have time to go into it all now, but he is writing a religious book called ‘Rockstar Devotionals: Lifestyles of the Sinners and Saints’. He shaved the cross into his chest as an every day reminder to stick to the plan God has laid out...

The Cottage

My parents bought a little fixer upper house in the Historic District of Fort Smith last year and have been fixing it up. The plan is for my mom to have her office in the house and my dad will have a little photo studio in the house as well. The picture above shows the fresh paint job, while the picture below shows how...

A few more from the Big Apple

Here are a few random pictures from my brief wanderings in the streets of NYC…

Street Photography in NYC; literally

Wondered around in NYC for a bit taking a few pics here and there, several of them turned out to be pictures of the streets. This was taken from the window of my friend’s apartment. She’s on the 9th floor. This is pretty much what it feels like to drive in Manhattan. Kinda stressful and fast. But I got the hang of it pretty...

Allen

This is Allen. He worked at the Maine Media Workshops as the Digital Service Bureau Manager and we shared an office space. We also were roommates at the cabin. He’s a cool cat and possibly the best photo printing ninja I’ve met. He now assists for John Paul Caponigro. He is one of my best friends from my time in Maine and I look...

Dave at Union Hall

I was playing with a tilt-shift lens awhile back and shot these two pics of my coworker from The Maine Media Workshops, Dave. It was really tough because I had to use a shutter speed of 1.6 seconds (which is a long time!), camera balanced on my knee, adjusting focus and composition by trial and error.

Speaking to the Masses

I took this picture in January of 2007 as I traveled around the country with Jeremy Brown as he promoted his just released book “Branding the Brand: Life Inside the Electric Rodeo“. This is part of bigger project I’m working on, but I came across this one and decided to post it!

Audience

I don’t really have a fear of public speaking. I’ve done it many, many times and there is something about being in front of people, with all the attention focused on you, that provides an easy mental disconnect. I actually kind of zone out and view the situation from a third person point of view. Therefore I have no hesitation and no fear, but...

Jimmie’s Chicken Shack concert photos

As I was checking into my hotel in Atlanta, I see a band pull into the driveway. You can tell when it’s a band because they all have the same white van with the same style of trailer. So the first guy walks in to book the rooms and I asked him what band he was in, he said Jimmies Chicken Shack. No kidding!...

Thanksgiving 2008

Thanksgiving 2008 is the second thanksgiving in a row that I haven’t spent with my family and the second in a row that I haven’t had turkey. I spent Thanksgiving 2007 in Mexico. I had Fettuccine Alfredo because we couldn’t find any place serving turkey. It wasn’t that good. Would have preferred some delicious turkey and mashed taters and gravy, some corn, green beans,...

Every day, a little more pale

Two students from the Maine Media Workshops at a random costume party in October. Lou Michael

Darkroom Dave

Here’s another one of my friends named Dave. (trust me I have a lot of friends named Dave or David). This Dave worked in the Darkroom all summer here at the Maine Media Workshops! I needed to post a picture to test something I’ve been working on and this is a picture I already had sitting on flickr, so it got published!

Maine colors

I grew up in Arkansas which has incredible fall colors, but I must admit, this fall in Maine was really quite beautiful and probably more colorful than most Autumn’s in Arkansas.
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Tilt Shift Picnic

Time has flown by, but back in August, I got my hands on a Canon 24mm tilt shift lens ($1149 from Amazon and more info here) and played with it at a picnic/barbecue at my house with some friends and coworkers. The tilt shift lens is very tricky to use. For the non-photographers out there: basically it gives you the ability to manipulate your...

Random Scenes from Cancun

So I’ve been working back through old pictures as I build my new image galleries for my website and I came across these random shots from Cancun. These were taken with my little point and shoot Panasonic Lumix and have no real artistic value, but they do offer a little glimpse into Cancun.

Friday Night Shows in the Soundstage

Every Friday night at the Maine Media Workshops is a viewing of the students work that was created during that week. It’s a festive celebration and makes a great ending to a week of hard work. A couple of Friday’s ago, I had my camera handy, so I snapped a few pictures of the setup so you can see what it’s like. The Executive...

Fresh Coconut!

This was taken earlier this year in Cancun. It’s fresh coconut just chopped from the tree and tossed into this tub of water. I bet you thought coconuts were brown didn’t you?

Shooting some wild game!

So I got my hands on the 70-200mm 2.8 IS USM lens from Canon and went out to play with it. ($1,600 from Amazon) I don’t claim to excel at outdoor/nature photography, I’ll leave that to my father and brother. But this lens begs to shoot birds, so here ya go. I approached very slowly and the duck didn’t seem to mind me getting...

Dave came to visit

Last summer while I was working for the Santa Fe Photography Workshops, I had the privilege of working with Dave. We worked closely together for the whole summer and he was a fantastic source of knowledge and humor. Anyway, he stopped into Maine for a quick visit before doing some photo printing and then heading overseas for some documentary photography work. We hung out,...

Photoshoot with 7 Weekers

The Maine Media Workshops has a 7 week work study program which involves instruction in either photography or filmmaking. The photos below were the idea of Lou, one of the filmmakers. She also happens to be a photographer and wanted to take some portraits of her classmates. She asked me to help her with the lighting setup. Carlos, another filmmaker/photographer wanted to help so...

More Candlepin Bowling

So the other night I hung out at the bowling alley with some friends and shot a few pics! Matt and Kevin Deb This is a little semi-private area of the bowling lanes and we took over the whole area! Carlos Carlos showing off his hours old tattoo Bruce Carlos bowled a spare Lou Michael Matt Good times with good friends!

Russell Carpenter

So Russell Carpenter was here in Maine teaching a few weeks ago. He was the cinematographer on “Titanic” which won an Oscar award for Cinematography. This night he was showing one of his recent films called “21” starring Kevin Spacey about some Blackjack Card Counters that are also MIT students. It was a cool little film, but not as good as I expected. This...

Jay Maisel visits me in Maine

ok, he didn’t actually come to visit me… he is here at the Maine Media Workshops this week teaching his class called “Light, Gesture, Color”… He has an amazing eye for photography and is one of my favorite photographers so I’m always happy to listen to his lectures and sit in on his classes. (I love this shot, but its slightly out of focus…...

Outrage Knockouts!

I did a photoshoot in April for the Outrage Knockout girls. They work for a clothing company promoting the line of clothing at various kinds of fights throughout the country. Check out their myspace. Most of these all could use a little more careful post processing, but this was right before I came to Maine and since then, I haven’t really had time to...

Maryam and Kevin

I haven’t been shooting much lately so here are a few shots of my friends Maryam and Kevin that I shot in April before I left Arkansas. They got married this summer and are living happily ever after!

Christmas came early

Took this at costume party at my cabin a few nights ago.

The Green Sailor

In the harbor of Camden, ME.

I don’t count the stars

In Rockport, Maine last night.

Moonlit Bay

These were taken a few weeks ago after coming out of an evening presentation at Union Hall in Rockport, Maine. My friend Tre helped out.

Pregnant Sister has a birthday

My sister is pregnant. She’s about 32 weeks along in this photo and at the time of posting she is about 37 weeks. Also today is her birthday. So Happy Birthday Sis! These were taken strolling around on the beach of the Great Salt Lake in Utah.

Fog on the River

Nice fog on the river when I woke up the other morning.

Candlepin Bowling in Maine

In the New England area they have a variation on standard bowling. They call it Candlepin Bowling. The pins are cylinders about the size of a stick of dynamite or a road flare and the balls are about the size of a grapefruit. It’s much harder than regular bowling. I went with some friends from the Maine Media Workshops and we had a great...

Salt Lake City Sunrise

Caught this sunrise as I drove to the airport when I was leaving Salt Lake City. I was running late, so I couldn’t stop, I rolled down the drivers window and held the camera up and took the shot… I do that a lot.

Temple in Salt Lake City

This is the Morman Temple in Salt Lake City. These are two HDR shots that aren’t very good. I’m kind of struggling with the HDR workflow, can’t seem to get good results and I’m not sure if it is my technique or if I’m doing something wrong or not doing something I’m supposed to be doing. Oh well, I will keep working on it!

Blowin in the wind

On Antelope Island in The Great Salt Lake.

Maine Media Workshops Open House

On Sunday the Maine Media Workshops had their second annual Open House. This is the event where people can come from anywhere in the world to check out the facilities and learn about what happens here. I was pretty busy most of the day, but I did manage to snap a few pictures of the Dog Portrait studio. This was setup using Canon’s wifi...

You looking at me?

I got to test out a 10-22 wide angle lens while I was in Salt Lake City a few weeks ago. I loved it. These two shots are of a random dog that I met while I was roaming around taking pictures on Antelope Island.

Some Bison in Utah

There’s a herd of about 500 Bison that live on Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Here are a few. The signs said don’t get off the road, so I didn’t. I really wanted to get a lot closer and I wasn’t afraid of the bison, I just didn’t want to get fined by the Park Rangers. Click the image for...

Pelicans on Antelope Island

I was on Antelope Island, a 45 square mile island in the Great Salt Lake in Utah, eating lunch with my family when a lone pelican came over to see what we were up to. Somebody threw him a chip and pretty soon about 30 more showed up and we threw out more bread and chips for them to eat. I took a bunch...

Local Bar Scene

So I took my camera with me the other night when I went out to one of the local bars. A poker tourney in action! A girl named Jackie showed me her films on her iphone. Pretty cool! My buddy Trevor throwing some darts!

pick up

a very old pickup truck on Antelope Island, on the Great Salt Lake, in Utah. HDR

The difference between night and day

This is a lake very near where I live, here in Maine.

A few more Infrared

Here are a few more shots from my experimentation with an infrared camera.

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Fishing boat in Camden, Maine

Self Portrait Reflection

In downtown Rockport, Maine.

Set your Sails

Another HDR from Rockport Harbor in Maine.

Special Photos

Photography is a special privilege. I feel lucky to be able to take photos, stash them for awhile, then look through them and be reminded of the events surrounding the moment when the picture was made. This sunset picture is not really very good. But it was taken when I was with a group of really special people on a really special day in...

Art Show in NYC

So yeah, I’m so hip to the scene that I check out gallery openings in New York City in my free time.

Between Trains

This guy was great. We were hanging out, waiting on the subway, and he had the whole platform singing along to My Girl. One of the girls I was with went to toss a dollar into his guitar case and realized, just a second too late, that she actually tossed in a $20. The guy was very thankful!

The Hudson

One of my stops in New York was the Hudson Hotel. Very interesting, but took very few pics. The Hudson is clearly intended to be young, fun, and cheap (the rooms start at $95 a night) but also gorgeous-a reflection of Schrager’s current philosophy that contemporary life is not about how much money you have but how much you know. “It’s like an Ivy...

Mayan Ruins: Tulum

So I visited the ancient Mayan Ruins of Tulum the last time I was down in Mexico, but unfortunately I had barely any time to shoot before getting ushered out by the guards. It was almost closing time when I got there. The Tulum ruins are the third most-visited archaeological site in Mexico, after Teotihuacan and Chichen Itza. It is popular for the picturesque...

The Telephone

My friend Madelyn took me to a bar in the East Village called “The Telephone” and they had these cool old red phone booths, so I had to take a few pictures. The pic above was taken by her friend Scott after I set the camera up. Of course since we were in a bar called “The Telephone” I had to get a pic...

Free Tibet Now

I came across this demonstration in New York City and shot a couple of shots before moving on. I really wish I had a wider lens to really get this whole scene in one shot. Oh well…

New Yorkers

An interesting group of people to say the least.

Your words found me!

New York City is a crazy place with a whole lot of character. It’s packed with things to see, smell, hear, and feel. There is so much going on that sometimes it’s hard to find anything to focus on. I had that trouble a little bit as I was roaming around the city shooting things that I found interesting. These are photos of the...

The Sky is Burning

In New York City. Obviously manipulated.

NYC cops standing around

I have no idea why all these cops are standing around Penn Station. I thought about asking but just didn’t.

New York Buildings

The concrete jungle is what they call it. I think it makes interesting pictures…

Rafiqi

I have a love for street vendor food. I have a pretty strong stomach and can eat almost anything so generally I’m unconcerned about eating ‘street meat’. At this vendor I just got some chicken wrapped in Pita bread. It was tasty!

Stressed on the Jersey Turnpike

I missed my exit while on the Jersey Turnpike so when I tried to get myself turned around it took a little time and effort. It was raining and there was a lot of traffic which added to my stress level. I probably shouldn’t have been fiddling with my camera, as that was the reason I missed my exit in the first place!

Stairway to Heaven

This is actually part of a bridge called the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. A very cool half bridge/half tunnel, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel connects Virginia’s Eastern Shore with the Virginia mainland at Virginia Beach near Norfolk. I’m planning to do a post on deepdisch.net about this with some more pics.

Portraits of Nichelle

A few weeks ago I got a chance to shoot some portraits of my friend Nichelle in a studio with some borrowed lights. Here are a few from that shoot! Isn’t she gorgeous? Special thanks to Angie for sharing her studio time and Lena for sharing her lights! You guys rock!

Growing Kids Sale

I had a chance to volunteer at an amazing event a few weeks ago. It’s called the Growing Kids Sale and it’s put on by some family friends. Basically it’s a giant indoor yard sale with about 1200 families contributing items. It’s a huge event and is growing every year. I just helped out a little but I was amazed at the organization of...

Apple Green Sweetness

This was a cool model car that came by my table when I was volunteering at the Growing Kids sale in Fort Smith, Arkansas in April.

Family of Four Riding a Motorcycle

I saw this family several times when I was in San Miguel de Allende, last fall. I snapped this one in haste and i’m not super fond of it, but a friend of mine loves it, so I went ahead and posted it here.

Circus Clown

Here’s another shot from San Miguel de Allende. I went to a small circus and this was the clown who ran around trying to sabotage the other performers because he was jealous.

Thoth in NYC

So I was doing my usual perusing of the internet, when I came across this post on Noumenon’s blog about a street performer in New York City. I recognized the picture from the post and knew I had taken a picture of the same guy the last time I was in New York. Here it is: He hangs out in Angel Tunnel in Central...

Jarris at George’s

I got to see one of my favorite bands a few nights ago and as I often do, I took my camera! Shooting bands is really a lot of fun but it’s pretty hard work both physically and mentally. When I shoot a band, my goal is to try to capture the passion of the band in a photo. Jarris always plays with a...

Mixed Martial Arts Shoot

I went to a MMA fight last weekend and took shots from a perch above the octagon. I didn’t get very good shots, most of the fights were very short and the fighters weren’t in a convenient position to my angle, but below are the results from that exciting shoot! For those of you unfamiliar with the sport, it’s basically a mix up of...

Tornado?/Hail/Flooding

So on Wednesday night, I was at my sisters house in Muldrow, Oklahoma working on editing some photos from last weekend, when I got word that we were in for some rough weather. Muldrow is about halfway between Sallisaw and Fort Smith. So I get my camera ready for action and I go out and take some pictures, but nothing is really happening yet,...

Some pictures of Charlie

I was inspired by a photographer from Seattle named Erin Vey to try taking some nice portraits of Charlie. I was trying to capture some personality and for those of you who know my pooch, I think I did. I used autofocus and a few of these aren’t quite perfect. oh well… She was a terrible model. She was camera shy and wouldn’t hold...