It’s been quite some time thanks to COVID, since we’ve been able to work with people in front of my lens.
Luckily, Misty’s parents Dale and Bootsie agreed to let me see if my shutter finger still worked. So we traveled through parts of Old Louisville and encouraged them to be romantic and sweet. That wasn’t hard at all. I’m glad they let me press the button on the good stuff.
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.
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.
On Saturday, our friends Megan and Jonathon made the short trip to Old Louisville to get some photos with their three-month-old son Mason. As you know, the weekend was sunny but cool however, Mason was an awesome subject and his parents weren’t so bad themselves. Continue reading “SKETCHBOOK: Chatting With Dad”→
So, as mentioned in my last post, I’ve been making photos of Whitney and Jaxon for a few years and so has Misty. But, if I’m not mistaken, this is the first time we’ve done them in Old Louisville. And I have to tell you, I love them and I love Old Louisville, so it’s a match made in heaven. Continue reading “SKETCHBOOK: Whitney & Jaxon in Old Louisville”→
Because I’m the old guy, when Jaxon came over for his photo shoot and brought his dinosaur, the whole time, my head rang with, “Open the door/Get on the floor/Everybody walk the dinosaur.” Thankfully, I didn’t say it out loud. I think Jaxon would have just stared at me and tried to figure out what the heck was wrong with me. Continue reading “SKETCHBOOK: Walk the Dinosaur”→
So Misty and I were thinking, what do you do when you have a photo shoot with active twin boys? You let them be boys and hope you, as a photographer, can keep up. As the photographer, I can tell you, it was as fun as it was challenging. Continue reading “SKETCHBOOK: Running For It”→