High School Senior Portrait 1–Water Polo player Nicholas Barba

Nicholas balances his love for water polo with his academics very well. All his classes are Advanced Placement classes like Physics and Biology
Nicholas Barba balances his love for water polo with his academics very well. All his classes are Advanced Placement classes,  like Physics and Biology, His Letterman jacket behind is one of his most prized possessions. 1 Speedlite aimed at his books in the foreground. Another  Speedlite at about 11 o’clock aimed at his jacket. Main light is a 300Ws  White Lightning strobe with a grid aimed at his face. All strobes were fitted with 1/4 CTO gels.

I’ve always loved challenging myself when it comes to photography.

Whether it was getting in on a plane in a dogfight or rappelling off a cliff, having a camera in those instances meant I could replace my fears with my strong desire to come up with exciting images that are unusual. Continue reading High School Senior Portrait 1–Water Polo player Nicholas Barba

Be wary of text from anonymous clients who want to hire you sight-unseen

Before my move to a smartphone, I never knew I’d be subject to scams from crooks who strictly text.

Who hires someone without talking to them in person?

Apparently the scam artist will say he/she is hearing impaired so they get you to drop your guard because as a business owner you wouldn’t want to be perceived as prejudiced.

I usually dismiss texts from strangers or numbers I don’t recognize. Continue reading Be wary of text from anonymous clients who want to hire you sight-unseen

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