Product as Art

Product as Art

Product photography has dictates that cannot be ignored.  Items shot in a way to reveal unique qualities, structure, texture, materials and color are  a few  requirements.  Consistency is important in catalog photography, keeping backgrounds, angles and scale the same...
My Favorite Images of 2018

My Favorite Images of 2018

In looking back on the projects I have been involved in this past year, I am pleased with the images that have accumulated.  Rating my favorites is a subjective process and the only criteria I set is that each image was either for a job or for promotional purposes.  I...
On the Street in New York City

On the Street in New York City

Last month, I had the opportunity to travel to New York City.  My brother and I had planned this trip, centering it around a Broadway show at the Walter Kerr Theater.  I hadn’t been to New York since 2010 and besides the excitement of securing tickets to ...
The Reality of Video  vs.  the Art of the Still

The Reality of Video vs. the Art of the Still

Recently, I have undertaken the task of converting old super 8, VHS and other analog media from my past into a digital format.  I have been a photographer in one form or another, most of my life, doing whatever I could to slow life down,  to savor it in any way I...
Roasting fine coffees

Roasting fine coffees

Considering photography done for pleasure:  I get a chance each month to choose a subject and a corresponding action, with the knowledge that the image will be printed in a publication for others to see.  I regard this opportunity a privilege.  Not only does it...
Composite Photography

Composite Photography

This past autumn, a client hired me to photograph people in business attire participating in track & field events.  The humor lies in the contrast between athletic endeavors and a well tailored wool suit.  When approaching projects like this, my instinct is to do...