Santa Fe Photo Workshops: Where The West Was Won

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in art, culture, education, photography, travel | No Comments

On our second day of Santa Fe Photographic Workshops’ “Location Photography and Lighting” with Joe McNally, we ventured a short distance out of town to Eaves Movie Ranch, a western town built for filming and apparently popular with the growing New Mexico film/movie industry, having served as the backdrop for various western-themed productions. My goal […]

Santa Fe Photo Workshops: Getting Acquainted, Getting Busy

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in art, culture, education, photography, technology | No Comments

Week before last I had the opportunity to attend “Location Photography and Lighting” taught by Joe McNally at Santa Fe Photography Workshops in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I used to do a lot of environmental portraits, but not so much anymore, and wanted to brush up my skills and learn some new tips, tricks, techniques and […]

Redlands, CA: Mary Poppins Trumps Weekly Market Night

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in business, culture, photography, travel | No Comments

I ventured into Redlands Thursday for Market Night. I wanted to continue to road test a new lens I picked up recently. With the opening of Mary Poppins at the Nearby Redlands Bowl, the weekly event was cancelled. I found this couple, enjoying their cocktails on the porch at The State, a relatively new restaurant. […]

Colorful Sunset: An Infinite Palette

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in art, culture, environment, photography | No Comments

I caught this rich sunset as I headed out to run some errands this evening. A prelude to tomorrow night’s firework shows!

Picturing People: Focus On Fitness

Posted by on Jun 21, 2015 in art, culture, photography, sports | No Comments

Recently my friend Courtney Laine Price contacted me regarding some additional photos for her portfolio on a sports or fitness theme. After getting shut out from the track at University of Redlands, we opted to use the football stadium at nearby Citrus Valley High School, where we made a variety of photos of Courtney, including her doing some […]

Grow Your Own: Fresh Vegetables From The Garden

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in art, culture, environment, photography | No Comments

Some time ago I ripped out my back lawn and built raised beds. Since then I’ve harvested carrots, radishes, five kinds of lettuce, peppers, zucchini and enough tomatoes to sink a battleship. This year’s zucchini plants are flowering already and I expect to have some fresh tomatoes soon as well.