Category Archives: Photography

What It’s All About

You know, maybe a photographer shouldn’t admit this on his own web site, but being a photographer is not so easy. Creating a portrait for someone involves so much: knowing the technical aspects of your camera, understanding and controlling light, and then you have the person themselves: How to pose them to bring out their […]

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Bandit!

  Morkie. That’s what Bandit is—a Morkie. A Morkie is a “Designer breed” made, in this case, by crossing a Maltese with a Yorkshire Terrier. Bandit’s family, the Harrell’s, met me at my outdoor studio garden on the grounds of the Milam-Clark estate in Claremore. Bandit had personality plus! He was a great addition to […]

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One…two…three…four…five…SIX!

Posing people for portraits is an art form that is steeped in tradition. This is because there are a finite number of poses that a person or group persons can assume that will look pleasing when depicted in a representational form, and all of these poses have been known and used, literally from antiquity, by […]

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Classic Claremore Senior

Jessie is a senior in the class of 2014, and I was pleased to create her portraits in my Claremore studio in the Belvidere Mansion. Jessie is cheerful and photogenic, and we made a lot of terrific portraits. When I write these blog posts, I prefer to include only one photograph, one that represents my […]

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Three Brides

I love it when a family has come to trust me so well and to like my photography so much that they return again and again. So it has been with Rachel, Lauren, and Leah. Their mother was so taken by my bridal portraiture that she came back as  her daughters, from oldest to youngest, […]

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