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Add Motion To Your Photos

Add Motion To Your Photos

Looking for something to catch a viewer’s eye in your portraits? Add motion to your photos.

Faces of Cuba

Faces of Cuba

I met a lot of wonderful people in Cuba. This post, Faces of Cuba, is more of a metaphor than a literal interpretation. The people and the place both had something profound to share, so I wanted to let you see a little of what Cuba shared with me.

Window Light Portraits in Cuba

Window Light

Many photographers have long known about the beautiful quality of window light. It works on anything from food to portraits. I’ve never really embraced window light portraits in the past, so it was good to have an opportunity to explore in Cuba.

Flirting With Street Photography In Havana

Flirting With Street Photography In Havana

I have never invested time in street photography. Some people love it, and I understand that interest. You go out and never know what you’re going to get. It’s like street photography is the Forest Gump of all photography. So that’s what we did in Havana.

Beautiful Light From A Bedsheet

Beautiful Light From A Bedsheet

Everyone talks about beautiful light, but hardly anyone does anything about it. People talk about strobes that can overpower the sun, and that can be cool. Expensive, but cool. Sometimes you can get a cool result without a lot of expense.

Big Day for Evie

Big Day for Evie

I’ll be glad to get through today.  My youngest dog is going under the knife to correct a torn ACL. That’s why it’s a big day for Evie.

The Havana Malecon

The Havana Malecon

I’m told it’s the world’s longest public bench, the Havana Malecon. It’s a seawall that runs about five miles, providing a gathering place for families, fishermen, lovers, and Cubans who just want to hang out.

WP Engine Web Hosting Shut Down My Site To Keep It Up

If you’re wondering why my site was offline for nearly a week, it’s because WP Engine web hosting shut down my site to keep it up. With help like this, who needs attackers on my web site?

You Must Suffer For Your Art

You Must Suffer For Your Art

Every once in a while, I’ll read a post on social media from a photographer friend who is just having a miserable time. My reply is usually “You must suffer for your art.” I know I have, even when my art sucks.

Joe McNally Lastolite Products

I noticed some new videos for Joe McNally Lastolite products this weekend. Have you ever wondered why someone would buy an endorsed line of a product instead of getting the regular version? It turns out there’s actually a good reason if you pay attention to the details.