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.

Continue reading Encore High School Holiday Festival 2016

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

Practice isn’t just for beginners but also seasoned practitioners

A selection of faces I've collaborated with. Some recent, some a little older., but all these were done after I left the newspaper business.
A selection of faces I’ve collaborated with. Some recent, some a little older., but all these were done after I left the newspaper business.

Over the years I’ve been extremely fortunate to have met and photographed a lot of faces.

Many of these weren’t paid jobs but just collaborations or what is frequently called “Time For Prints.” Continue reading Practice isn’t just for beginners but also seasoned practitioners

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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