Most professional photographers will shoot a test or two to make sure the camera and the strobes are speaking to each other the way we want them to. And even though you tell your portrait subject to relax and the test won’t count, sometimes you get magic anyway.
For those that may not realize it, Brielle is not the beautiful lady sitting on the couch. That’s Lauren.
Finding archived photos has been interesting, especially when I can’t remember my mind state at the time.
Another snow storm in Louisville gave my son, London, a chance to show my “niece” Emma how to enjoy it even though it’s awfully frosty.
Found this photo from a year ago. No snow and only kinda cold.Continue reading “SKETCHBOOK: February 19, 2021”
Three years ago is a long time. And when you are a portrait photographer during the coronavirus, it seems even longer. I can social distance while making portraits, but I understand why people don’t want to take a chance.
So the photographer brought his camera to see his grandson over the Christmas holiday. And, of course, photos ensued.
Remember the beginning of the era of the smart phone? I was a late joiner because they cost too much and other carriers told me that they’re cheaper “smart” phone was the iPhone killer or the Blackberry killer. I fell for it, even though in the end the company that owned Blackberry proved to be the Blackberry killer because they didn’t roll with the punches. Turns out, phones didn’t need keyboards after all. Turns out they needed as much screen real estate as possible and decent cameras.
Sometimes you’ll discover a video game that you think is awesome. That’s what happened to Misty when she upgraded her phone (thanks Tabitha). On this phone was the game Candy Crush. Yes, I know, there are those that have played it for a while, but it’s new to her.
Then, she let Victoria know she likes the game. This is one of those games that Victoria likes as well. And all of a sudden, tag-team Candy Crush was born.