What do 84yr old hands do…they grow something

Sometimes as a professional photographer shooting on assignment, I get to wander around without any direction of where I am going except to produce images that have emotion and tell a story.  I shoot a lot of editorial photography for The Pines of Davidson retirement community and they provide a large garden area for residents […]

While shooting headshots…….

Sometimes, even headshot assignments provide opportunities to get creative with your subjects.  The most interesting view may not be the person looking into the camera.  What view gives you the best story or gives you an inside look at someones’ personality. This is Chef Philippe Frespech of The Pines at Davidson, a retirement community in […]

Sit by the pool this winter

It got really cold this weekend in Charlotte and we were doing some Annual Report photos in town of apartment complexes.  Nothing like being around the pool in 35 degree weather with a cross wind.  Luckily the sun came out and warmed us to at least 37 degrees.   The AD didn’t want to show […]

Shooting with a 50mm standard lens

We did a recent annual report and decided to use the 50mm lens for whatever shots we could.  I really loved the thin depth of field (1.8) and in this shot it worked very well.  I got used to using zooms and I think there’s something about using prime lenses that allows you to see […]