Category Archives: Photography

Faces of 2016

Over the course of a year, I’m quite surprised at times at the variety of faces my camera sees.

Susan

The majority of these are portraits.

Some are subjects I’ve photographed previously.

Others, are 1st timers.

I’ve learned I have to do my absolute best because that portrait I make could be something extremely precious.

Cece Alvarado

I’m very lucky that my clients arrive knowing they can expect my absolute best effort.

I’ve always believed that first impression a visitor to your website gets when they see your portrait is one you can control.

It’s after all a still image so you can absolutely make it your ‘best’ side.

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Encore High School Holiday Festival 2016

Ms.Eleanor Bunker is silhouetted against the stained glass window of the Unitarian Church during Holiday Festival for Encore High school
Ms.Eleanor Bunker is silhouetted against the stained glass window of the Unitarian Church during Holiday Festival for Encore High school

Excitement was in the air by the time I arrived around 7:30 am last Saturday.

Dance students waiting outside the Riverside Municipal Auditorium pose for me.
Dance students waiting outside the Riverside Municipal Auditorium pose for me.

The Life Arts building, the Riverside Municipal Auditorium and the Universalist Unitarian Church of Riverside was already teeming with  staffers clad in purple t-shirts from Encore High School.

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Portraits on display at Back to the Grind

It’s been a while since I put up some fresh work.

This time around, I am also displaying 4 pictures from students who attended my Small Flash Lighting workshop, Steve Fetbrandt, Debbie Redfearn, Terry Turcotte and Steffen Urban.

Those were taken during my actual workshops.

If you have a chance stop by Back to the Grind coffeehouse this evening during Art Walk or anytime this month of September to see them.

My students work will be on the right wall. Continue reading Portraits on display at Back to the Grind

Happy Fourth of July

ISO 400 f22 4sec 100mm macro lens Canon 7D Mark 2

Flags are extremely strong symbols.

We all respond to it.

Stick the Stars and Stripes to just about anything and it has our attention.

So this Fourth of July as I was sitting home contemplating what I would have my students do for a Still Life, I came up with this. Continue reading Happy Fourth of July

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