As anyone who's been to WPPI can tell you, it's pretty insane. Between the Classes, Expo Booths, Parties, Socials, After Parties, Dinners, and well...everything else that Las Vegas can throw at you, seeing everyone / everything you want too is next to impossible, let alone keeping your professional schedule in check! 2016 was no different, however this time, I was on a mission. I decided to start a new photo project digging back into an old one for inspiration...one of my favorites of all time, Film Noir. As I began casting for this project, a … [Read more...] about Photography Projects – Expectation vs Reality
It Started with a Shimmer... Actually, a shimmer and an idea. I don't know why the folks at Nikon and the Photo Plus Expo administration listened to me when I came to them with Halloween ideas. For someone such as myself, raised up on comic books and the dark fantasies of Mordor, the notion of distressed trick or treaters, of small children poised on the verge of fantastical disaster and mayhem was completely normal. I was somewhat nonplussed then, when most people I tried to explain my ideas to would listen politely, tilt their head, look at … [Read more...] about It Started with a Shimmer…..
Profoto is synonymous with professional, high-quality flash photography. Their products are built rock solid and designed for travel, mobile use, on the road use or in your studio. Their products are favorites of most rental houses because unlike the cheaper stuff, they rarely break. They're workhorses. Lately I've been playing with ring flashes for a project I am working on. I have tried and own both the Orbitz and Ray Flash and they both work fine. Both require you to already have a flash on your camera and that flash powers the ring flash … [Read more...] about Profoto Acute D4 Ring Flash Mini Review