Yearly Archives: 2011

Santa Fe Day 2, Self Portrait

So day two and we get personal.  It’s a strange thing taking pictures of yourself at least for me.  Had an idea and went for it but wasn’t prepared for how personal the images struck me.  Catching glimpses of your parents and your children in your face at the same moment can be a profound […]

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Santa Fe Day 1

I’m back from what was one of the best photographic learning experiences to date for me.   I must say the setting of Santa Fe holds a bit of magic,  royal blue skies perfectly compliment brilliant orange adobe.  Everything is radiant in the south western light, the same light that attracted droves of artists from […]

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Santa Fe bound

The time has come!  I’m on my way out west to Santa Fe, NM for what looks to be another great adventure.  The Santa Fe Photography Workshops has become one my favorite places, it’s a sort of photographic spa retreat wrapped an intense learning environment.   I’m taking a class with David Robin, a fine […]

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Let there be light, Part 2

As promised I wanted to share some of the student’s fantastic images from the lighting workshop I taught some weeks back.  Again thanks to all who participated and a big bellated thank you to Andrew List, your help, enthusiasm and friendship were invaluable.  Coincidentally, Nick Fancher produced a great short video, a sort of highlight reel […]

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Let there be light, Part 1

Last week I had the great pleasure of co-teaching a ” Brilliant” lighting class with the masterful Nick Fancher.  Up early and through the ice we went unloading gear, setting up lights and modifiers kindly donated by Midwest Photo Exchange.  Our students arrived and were a mix of Pros and advanced amateurs, all excited, ready […]

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