Title: Beginner’s Luck.I’ve been wanting to take this reflection shot of the Start Garden from the first time I noticed their font-filled windows. Yesterday the lighting was just what I wanted and the thick winter air greened out the reflections beautifully. I guess I can thank this winter storm for something nice, right? 

Title: Beginner’s Luck.

I’ve been wanting to take this reflection shot of the Start Garden from the first time I noticed their font-filled windows. Yesterday the lighting was just what I wanted and the thick winter air greened out the reflections beautifully. I guess I can thank this winter storm for something nice, right? 

Title: ˈkīˌaks.A little font love for this Saturday. Photo taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III and EF 50mm f/1.2L lens. 

Title: ˈkīˌaks.

A little font love for this Saturday. Photo taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III and EF 50mm f/1.2L lens. 

Title: SPACE WOMb.The words Fontography and Fontographer are already taken… what would you call a photographer who is obsessed with taking pictures of fonts/type? 

Title: SPACE WOMb.

The words Fontography and Fontographer are already taken… what would you call a photographer who is obsessed with taking pictures of fonts/type? 

Title: Brewhouse.I can never pass up a good window or reflection shot. Outtake from a recent photo shoot at the Grand Rapids Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Photo was taken at night with some handheld off-camera flash with a sync cord. Shot with a 5D Mark III and an EF 24-70mm f/2.8L piece of glass.

Title: Brewhouse.

I can never pass up a good window or reflection shot. Outtake from a recent photo shoot at the Grand Rapids Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Photo was taken at night with some handheld off-camera flash with a sync cord. Shot with a 5D Mark III and an EF 24-70mm f/2.8L piece of glass.

Title: Giving You Wings.A little shot of RedBull to kick everyone into high gear this Monday morning!  

Title: Giving You Wings.

A little shot of RedBull to kick everyone into high gear this Monday morning!  

Title: Central District Cyclery.I almost bought a Linus bike after taking this photo… but I had self control! Photographed with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III and the EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM. 

Title: Central District Cyclery.

I almost bought a Linus bike after taking this photo… but I had self control! Photographed with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III and the EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM. 

Title: Don’t be a jerk.The Holidays are upon us… this reflection shot and these words pretty much speaks the truth. Be kind people and remember Karma will always get you! 

Title: Don’t be a jerk.

The Holidays are upon us… this reflection shot and these words pretty much speaks the truth. Be kind people and remember Karma will always get you! 

Title: Attitude Adjustments.Today I’m sharing an article written by Suzanne Williams on “Sharpness” from the Knowledge Center on Steve’s DIGICAMS. Whether you love it or hate it… or have a love-hate relationship with sharp photos this one is definitely worth taking the time to read.SHARPNESS: www.steves-digicams.com/knowledge-center/sharpness.html#b 

Title: Attitude Adjustments.

Today I’m sharing an article written by Suzanne Williams on “Sharpness” from the Knowledge Center on Steve’s DIGICAMS. Whether you love it or hate it… or have a love-hate relationship with sharp photos this one is definitely worth taking the time to read.

SHARPNESS: www.steves-digicams.com/knowledge-center/sharpness.html#b 

Title: Sign Language.I can never walk past a great font… must be my inner graphic designer. 

Title: Sign Language.

I can never walk past a great font… must be my inner graphic designer. 

Title: Coffee Break.Today’s blog post features an Urban Still Life I took while in Williamsburg, NYC. The photo above features random items that I stumbled upon while walking around the city and features one of my favorite elements - coffee and graffiti!QUESTION: So what is Still Life Photography?ANSWER: Still Life Photography is the depiction of inanimate subject matter, most typically a small grouping of objects.Still life photography is a precise art form and is pretty much the gateway drug into product photography. As a photographer you are expected to be able to arrange the shot with a refined sense of lighting, coupled with compositional skills. It has always been said that the still life photographer “makes pictures” rather than “takes” them and a keen sense of textures, surfaces, and color theory is also a must.So there you have it… and now you know! As always, practice makes perfect - so get out and snap some photos! 

Title: Coffee Break.

Today’s blog post features an Urban Still Life I took while in Williamsburg, NYC. The photo above features random items that I stumbled upon while walking around the city and features one of my favorite elements - coffee and graffiti!

QUESTION: So what is Still Life Photography?

ANSWER: Still Life Photography is the depiction of inanimate subject matter, most typically a small grouping of objects.

Still life photography is a precise art form and is pretty much the gateway drug into product photography. As a photographer you are expected to be able to arrange the shot with a refined sense of lighting, coupled with compositional skills. It has always been said that the still life photographer “makes pictures” rather than “takes” them and a keen sense of textures, surfaces, and color theory is also a must.

So there you have it… and now you know! As always, practice makes perfect - so get out and snap some photos!