Summer Solstice 2017

Summer Solstice 2017

I’m the kind of person who enjoys being mindful of the seasons and when to plant . . .when to sow and when to plow the fields under and prepare them for the planting season. No . . .I am not an agriculturist, I’m  a commercial photographer .. however I feel  that being  aware of the time of […]

Bye Bye 2016 & HELLO  2017 !!

Bye Bye 2016 & HELLO 2017 !!

I wanted to create a visual  to help convey the passing of the year.so dreamed up a concept of a car driving forward into the future with a rear view mirror showing the soon to be grayed out  previous year. I enlisted the help of my friend Maria who has car that was reddish maroon with […]

Winter Solstice . . . an Astronomical Phenomenon and a Special Moment inTime

Winter Solstice . . . an Astronomical Phenomenon and a Special Moment inTime

Winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Winter solstice occurs for the Northern Hemisphere in December and for the Southern Hemisphere in June. The solstice may have been a special moment of the annual cycle for some cultures even during neolithic times. Astronomical events were […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Click on this image to see a larger view of the image on my Thanksgiving Day e-card.  It was created using a Canon 70D with the 18 – 135mm Kit Lens – handheld.  The Canon 18-135mm EFS IS  is a great lightweight,  do-everything travel lens with  silent and  fast autofocusing. The ISO was set to 400 and the aperture […]

30th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration – Silver Fox Advisors

30th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration – Silver Fox Advisors

July 28. 2016 As I have many amigos that are Silver Fox Advisors, I decided to make my reservation way in advance to make sure I got a seat for this event. Because of the extra attendees, the event was in the large banquet room, in lieu of the smaller regular meeting area where their […]

Architectural Photography & Tilt- Shift Lenses

Architectural Photography & Tilt- Shift Lenses

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Architectural | No Comments

In Architectural Photography a shift lens allows the photographer to control the appearance of perspective in the image; the lens can be moved parallel to the film or sensor, providing the equivalent of corresponding view camera movements. This movement of the lens allows adjusting the position of the subject in the image area without tilting […]

Time keeps on slipping …. into the future

Time keeps on slipping …. into the future

I happened to hear the Steve Miller song:  time keeps on slipping into the future” and decided to try and turn that thought into a visual. So, I looked thru some of sky images. and decided on this one: I  went shopping for a curved office wall clock & photographed it without any highlights, at an angle:    […]

Photo Tip – How to Photograph Architectural Exteriors

Photo Tip – How to Photograph Architectural Exteriors

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Architectural | No Comments

Architectural photography is the photography of buildings and similar structures that is both an aesthetically pleasing & accurate, representations of the structures. Architectural photographers, are usually skilled in the use of specialized techniques and equipment. As a Commercial Photographer, I have learned and created strategies & techniques  that support a process for capturing Architectural exterior elevations.  Following is a […]

Improve Your iPhone™Photography  Skills for Today’s Image-Driven Culture

Improve Your iPhone™Photography Skills for Today’s Image-Driven Culture

This material was prepared for and presented to the Houston  IABC Chapter Entrepreneur Strategic Interest Group at the monthly Luncheon meeting at the La Griglia Restaurant, Houston, TX on July 9, 2015. Hope you find some of the tips useful . .. if I can answer or clarify anything, please don’t be shy . . . ask […]

2015 IABC Houston Bronze Quill Showcase Gala and Reception

2015 IABC Houston Bronze Quill Showcase Gala and Reception

I was looking forward to this event as I would be photographing the recipients of the various 2015 Bronze Quill awards and I love photographing winners.  Plus I would get to reconnect with all IABC pals and as an added bonus get work with my son Raven. He was doing double duty as photo assistant […]