Fireworks

Capturing Fireworks is difficult for several reasons, the foremost being that the occasions are rare making opportunities to practice and...

Waterfalls

​​A good shot of a waterfall is a key element in every photographer’s portfolio. People are drawn to waterfalls, the final destination of...

The Zoo

The Zoo is the perfect place to test your photography skills - plus its a lot of fun - with or without your camera. Some of my favorite...

Depth of Field

Depth of Field is the perceived sharpness of focus across multiple regions of a photo. The photo to the right has a narrow depth of...

Parades

Parades are one of my favorite events to capture. They are a photographers dream; subjects march directly up to you on a known route. ...

Black and White

Black and white was my first, and remains, my favorite medium. There is something about black and white that intrigues me and always...

Panoramic Photos

I'd never been interested in panoramic photos, but again, advancements in technology have made me reconsider my position. In the past...

Swim Meets

Photographing swim meets is a lot of fun. There is plenty of movement to be captured. One of the best parts about swimming is that it is...

Golf Outings

Golf is a frustratingly addicting game that I attempt to enjoy. I've found that the ​best way to salvage a round of golf is to bring my...

Steeplechase

After living in Virginia for more than a dozen years I finally made it to the Steeplechase. While Kentucky has its majestic Derby,...

Baptisms

While weddings get all of the attention, baptisms are wonderful opportunities to capture family photos. In its own way, baptism can be...

Pet Portraits

Anyone who knows me knows that I love dogs. Our beagle, Daisy, was our surrogate child and greatest joy. Among her many talents, Daisy...

Snow Days

One of the best parts about living in Mid-Atlantic is that we have some great opportunities to shoot snow scenes. As an added bonus this...

Family Portraits

The holiday season is the perfect time to take family portraits. Be certain to take advantage of family gatherings and capture some group...

Portraits - Indoor

Taking a decent portrait is extremely difficult with a point and shoot camera due to the limitations of the camera's aperture. Not only...

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