Category : From the Field

Studio Portrait

Home studio photography can be great and cost effective

Home studio photography As many new photographers (and their clients) soon find out, the cost of renting a studio can quickly burn through your budget and leave you with little to no profit. This is not the recipe for a successful photoshoot.  So the answer is a home studio but can you produce great images in a

Pet photoshoot in Orlando

Pet photography is a large part of the photo profession. Most photographers specialize in one or maybe a few specialty areas such as a Wedding Photographer, family portrait, headshots, product, action or event photography, babies or infants and of course pets. When my client asked to do a promotional shoot with


Smaller formal weddings & elopement ceremonies on the rise

Small Formal and Elopement weddings This is something we are starting to see a lot of in the Central Florida / Orlando area, smaller formal weddings and elopement weddings photography requests. In contrast, an elopement ceremony typically has less than 10-15 guests, this wedding was a small, formal ceremony with under a hundred guests. As with all my formal weddings, I shot the “bride getting ready” plus bridal party shots and had

Photographs from a christening in Orlando

A Christening is a very special event. It is not every day that someone calls and asks if you can photograph a christening. Over the years I have professionally shot many types of events from wedding and concerts to family and political functions but this was a first. Most people don’t know but when I was young, I was a Catholic altar boy. I completely understand the importance of this ceremony to the family. It was an honor it is […]

Home less Vietnam Vet

Street Photography can be emotional

This story is about a homeless Vietnam Vet that I encountered while on a street photography outing. I recently had some dental work done that side lined me for a couple weeks which seemed like an eternity. This was the first weekend where I felt like I might be able to do a little shooting so I set off around noon to do some street photography. The fun thing about street photography is that it’s a really personal experience. It’s […]