Every year I look forward to Riverside’s El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival.
Though it is in its twelfth year and I’ve attended each and every one of them, I still look forward to it because of its uniqueness.
Unlike the other festivals, this is probably the only one where folks attending expect to be photographed because they come all decked up in costume and makeup.
So if you like taking pictures of people, this is one not to miss. Continue reading Riverside’s 2015 Day of the Dead festival
It’s been a while since I led a small flash lighting workshop, so I’ve scheduled one for Sat Oct 31,2015.
We’ll be using the auditorium on the 2nd floor at the city of Riverside’s Main library.
I’m planning to have 4 models, possibly more, but that would depend on the number of students that actually pay and show up.
If you live in Southern California and are interested in taking better portraits, there’s no better investment than taking a workshop to learn to light. Continue reading Learn to use your speed light to improve your portraits
If you’re a reader of this blog, you might realize I seldom photograph landscapes or scenics.
I thought long and hard about why.
I suspect it has to do with my need to come up with something different even if it’s a very common subject that’s been photographed countless times.
Think of Machu Picchu, the Great Pyramids, the Taj Mahal, Zion, Yosemite, Borobudur, Angkor Wat and all the other Wonders of the World.
They are amongst the most photographed manmade structures on Earth.
They’ve been photographed from every conceivable angle, time of the day and season of the year. Continue reading Fairmount Park, Riverside’s jewel of a park
Recently I participated in the 5th annual Graber Olive House group photoshoot.
Last year I participated in this invitation-only event for the first time when I only had 3 hours to spare.
This time around I was there from around 10:30am to 5:30pm.
I photographed 6 models. Continue reading Outdoor lighting setup suitable for the backyard.