I still get anxious when I get a call for a job despite my so-called years of experience.
I don’t think that ever goes away, nor do I want it to.
When I was at the Riverside newspaper, the Press-Enterprise, I made pictures daily.
I soon realized I didn’t need my boss to tell me how well I did with my pictures.
There was no hiding behind a pseudonym or a fake byline if the picture was badly done.
Continue reading On-location portraits & event photography
Every February I look forward to this 2-day festival.
The folks I encounter there all love to have their pictures taken.
So the biggest challenge making pictures in an outdoors event when arriving when the sun is already overhead means finding the good light.
I hope you enjoy these pictures.
Mouse over the image to see what I captured out of the camera.
Continue reading Dickens Festival 2015
Often it’s the time of the day that matters more than anything else.
At this year’s Riverside Lunar Festival 2015, I had a lot less time to spare.
But I was quite happy with the pictures I got.
I arrived rather late this time. Continue reading Wishing all my Chinese visitors a “Happy New Year”
One of the biggest obstacles for any photographer is gathering the various elements of their muse in one place to photograph.
So when I reached out to my Facebook friend and horse owner Kat Grossman, I had to have some idea of what I wanted.
Continue reading Outdoors with a studio strobe for a horse and rider