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The Problem with Photoshop

July 05, 2018 - No, this is not another rant about how Photoshop is a harbinger of the apocalypse and will be the end of life as we know...
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Two For One

July 02, 2017 - While providing diver support and shooting for the NASA NEEMO XXII mission a couple weeks ago, my friend Dawn asked if I...
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Run With It

December 11, 2016 - "How the heck am I going to portrait Lad?" I kept asking myself. The question had been nagging me and the day before our...
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Sometimes It Takes Light to Make Night

January 02, 2016 - Yes, this is a cliché image of Christmas caroler figurines. I like it, but I didn't set out to make a quasi-trite Christ...
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When All You Have Is a Hammer, You Treat Everything Like a Nail

October 17, 2015 - "When all you have is a hammer, you treat everything like a nail." You don't have to be an auto technician to know that...
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Don't Confuse Image Style with Photographer Style

February 15, 2015 - In photography, "style" tends to be a mushy, confusing term that can take people down the wrong path: Shooters try to be...
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Shoeless Abe

December 25, 2014 - Professional photography, at its core, is a continuous problem-solving exercise. Every shoot differs, providing somethin...
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Counting Lights

December 05, 2013 - Pop quiz: How many lights did we use to create this image of ScubaEarth.com fashion wear? Two? Try again. Three? M...
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Sometimes You Need a Stupid Model

October 23, 2013 - Since I have a keen interest in dramatic portraits, I'm always exploring new techniques for creating them. In particular...
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