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
Getting access often accounts for at least 65% of your chances of making a good picture at an event.
The rest of it? Camera handling and picking out the backgrounds, right lenses, shooting with right shutter speed to make sure there is no camera shake.
This weekend when I visited the annual Lunar Festival was just such an example.
Continue reading Fire dancers at Riverside’s 2015 Lunar Festival
I started 2015 with a self-assignment.
I reached out to my Facebook connections and got a hold of Nikkal Feyrouz, a professional belly dancer who happens to have boa constrictors as pets.
I had seen her posting featuring her snakes on Vyper Vixen on Facebook so I thought first about a location or setting.
Continue reading Playing with snakes amongst bamboo