Category Archives: Technique

wedding rings {Waco Wedding Photographer}

Think lighting doesn’t matter? Lighting is everything… even with the tiniest of details. Let’s use a wedding ring for our example. I can shoot this ring well with natural light. Anyone can. The question that should haunt any photographer when shooting is, “how can I make an ordinary shot, extraordinary?” The question is the same […]

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Light Painting

The most important thing I have learned over the many years I have been photographing is: Never Stop Playing. No matter how busy we’ve gotten in this business, we must always find time to play–especially when working with art (photography). The mind must exercise it’s need to be free. If a photographer is constantly bogged […]

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My Speech at WPPI

Photographers Ignite, started by Kevin Kubota, was created to inspire, motivate and ignite a spark in photographers around the world. On February 1st, I was one of 13 professional photographers chosen to speak in front of thousands at this year’s WPPI Convention in Las Vegas.  (that’s Wedding and Portrait Photographers International … this is why there’s […]

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Quick Bridal Technique

I had a little one-on-one shooting/teaching session with my dear friend, Reneé. Her sister, Melissa is gorgeous and we all hate her for that… I mean love… we love her for thatShe offered her valuable time, uncanny ability of standing, and lovely wedding gown to let us play. (Speaking of wedding, see her wedding here […]

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Speaking Engagement

This Friday, I spoke to a Fort Worth group of photography enthusiasts about … you guessed it–photography! I mostly talked about composition and warned them about the ubiquitous “faux-tographer.” If you’re interested in what not to do in photography, check out this super helpful reference: The speech went so well that I’d thought I’d shareBelow […]

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