Black & White Challenge
Dec15

Black & White Challenge

I’ve noticed a lot of my photographer friends stepping up to the “black and white photo challenge” on Facebook recently, and it got me thinking. When I started as a professional photographer back in 2001, black and white was extremely popular. It was rare for me to do a portrait session where the client didn’t want at least some of their images in black and white. Frequently, we printed all the images from a...

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Sample photos with (and of) the 50mm f/1.8 lens
Dec15

Sample photos with (and of) the 50mm f/1.8 lens

Many of you who own a DSLR camera either already have a 50mm f/1.8 (or f/1.4) lens, or have been told you should buy one. I frequently talk about and recommend this lens when teaching my DSLR classes, but I didn’t actually have one of my own until this one arrived in the mail last night! My other lenses have always done what I needed them to do, but I wanted to have a 50mm f/1.8 in my camera bag so I could try it out and then...

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Learn How to use your DSLR Camera! January 17th, 2015
Dec12

Learn How to use your DSLR Camera! January 17th, 2015

The next date for my beginners DSLR class in Colorado Springs is Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 9am – 4pm. You can click here to register for the class through Eventbrite. It’s $99 (plus a small service fee) for the 6 hour class. You invested a lot of money on that DSLR of yours. Way too much money if you’re using it as nothing more than an expensive point and shoot. Why not invest another 99 bucks and a day of your time, so you can...

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