I'm running a bit behind this holiday season, but after much procrastination, here is the behind the scenes production of this years Christmas Card. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNUOeCFcNgw View 2016 Card!2016 Christmas Card Build
This is the first image in what would be a ongoing theme for my holiday cards. It is evident by the obvious layout and title that I am a huge fan of Norman Rockewell's paintings. I tried to capture the same feeling of his paintings in this image. Little did I know at the time… Continue reading Behind the Scenes Xmas Card 2015
The following is a series of images inspired by the paintings of Norman Rockwell. The subjects were photographed against a white, vinyl backdrop which aided in the extraction process. The subjects are then places onto a solid white background and the shadows are painted back in where needed.
Here's a sample of various portraits I've shot over the years. The one thing all these photos have in common is they were all illuminated using small portable Nikon flash units: SB-900 and SB-700. Most of what I learned about lighting tools and techniques came from reading Joe McNally's book: The Hot Shoe Diaries. It's a must read for… Continue reading Small Flash Portraits