Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Fabulously, Personally Vintage

 I love vintage styled photo shoots.  However, I see so many these days in which the subject is dressed totally in the photographer's props.  In some cases, the props become the focal part of the photo.  While I still love the look,  I prefer that each element in my photographs have personal meaning to my subject.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

It's About Time

It's about time I got a handle on off camera lighting.  And this vintage clock was a very patient subject for today's practice shots.  The first goal was to create an image that shows the detail in the clock face.   Second, I wanted  to have a dramatic sky  in the background.   The third goal was to utilize minimal adjustments in Photoshop.

Mission accomplished....

Friday, March 2, 2012

Once Upon a Time in Canada

Once Upon a Time, in the faraway land of Canada, this baby boy and his family went camping.  His father comes from a long line of hearty camping folk.  His mother - not so much - as in "not ever before".

In Canada, they said, even in July, there would be cool temperatures, clear water in the lake, and great fishing.....