Category Archives: Photography

Poses with Poise

When it comes to portrait photography, no one wants to “look posed”. In fact, I’ve had clients tell me, “I don’t want to be posed in my pictures”. At the same time, everyone wants to look good in their portraits. And, if that is going to happen, just “being yourself” or “acting natural” in front […]

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Fulbright Scholar

I’ve had the privilege of photographing more than a few people down through the years, but rarely have I had someone with such an outstanding combination of attractiveness, personality, and accomplishment, as I have found in Lee. She recently graduated with honors from Oklahoma University, and her mother asked me to create portraits of her […]

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Tweenager

In the olden days (translated: “up until the last few years”), senior portraits were only for high school seniors. But nowadays, that fun experience has moved back a few years. Now, more and more often, the so-called “tweenager”, someone who is 10, 11, or 12 years old, is getting in on the action: multiple outfit […]

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Secret Location

You don’t need me to tell you, but professional photographers are a strange breed. We share nearly everything with our colleagues, we support each other and watch each other’s back, we hang out and enjoy each other…but when it comes to our locations for outdoor portraits, we are ruthless. We never reveal our amazing locations. […]

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Spring Hyacinth

And now for something completely useless: a flower! A hyacinth, to be exact. Why is this hyacinth useless? Because, by posting it on my blog, I’m not going to generate anymore clients for my photography business. Nor is the image itself going to be purchased by anyone. And the time spent writing this blog entry […]

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