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HSS with Fuji camera system, what is the hold up?

June 18, 2017 - I have been a very happy Fuji X-shooter for nearly 5 years. I started with the X Pro 1, and have added each new model as...
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Fuji X Pro 2 test shots

March 10, 2016 - WOW! The new Fuji X Pro 2 is incredible! To tell you the truth, I didn't want to like this camera. I am very happy with...
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Marietta, Georgia - Farmer's Market

March 30, 2014 - It was a busy and fun weekend. We left Friday afternoon to teach a lighting class at Peachtree Camera Repair. The McKeve...
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Jonathan Cain from Journey and the Oak Ridge Boys, Make A Wish

January 20, 2014 - One of the unexpected things that has happened since we moved here is the "famous" people I've met. Most of them through...
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Christmas in Ohio - 2013

December 30, 2013 - I love Christmas for so many reasons. It's the one time of the entire year we all get together! Our kids have set aside...
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Tractors are beautiful!

November 19, 2013 - Mahindra display in front of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum The assignment sounded pretty simple, try to get...
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No substitute for a professional head shot

September 22, 2013 - Someone said, “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” That is true, but yet many people don’t...
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Concert Fun: NewSong

August 20, 2013 - Back to basics instruments I remember when the thought of shooting digital above 400 ISO was depressing. That meant a...
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Macro fun, It’s own “little world”

August 08, 2013 - Jade taking a look at the cool “bug” This little guy jumped up on my shoulder while I was sitting in the lawn chair....
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Location portrait challenges

July 20, 2013 - I rarely have the luxury of working in a spacious studio. When I teach classes I have all the room and toys a photograph...
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Zeiss Touit 32mm f1.8 Like a Leica? 2500 ISO!

June 20, 2013 - Zeiss Touit 32mm f1.8 “Super Prime” I was so excited when Tom Tingle dropped of a few of the brand spankin’ new Zeiss...
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A Close Shave

June 10, 2013 - What’s old is new again, tools of the trade I’ve been watching the light in the morning hit this cup and as Spring ha...
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Sweet job!

May 29, 2013 - Fuji X Pro 1 with the Fuji 14mm lens. Nice! One of the perks of being an event photographer is all the (usually) great...
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Fuji X100S or the camera you have with you

May 26, 2013 - The entrance to Del Webb in Mt. Juliet, TN This past week I was able to borrow the new Fuji 100s camera from our Fuji...
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Welcome Gianna Rose!

May 04, 2013 - We were all here to welcome Gianna home from the hospital today! The kids were especially glad to meet their new sister...
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My camera is like a “Golden Ticket”

April 27, 2013 - I was talking with my friend co-worker Terry Wyatt recently and he brought up this thought. It’s something I’ve said bef...
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Georgia Road Trip for SEPPA

April 16, 2013 - My Saturday started by being at the store for an 8:30 load time. We had a 6 hour drive PLUS we lost an hour. In other wo...
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Another “Bucket List” Check Off!

April 13, 2013 - Bucket lists. It doesn’t matter if you’ve actually written it down or not, most of us have one. If you’ve ever stated so...
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A Beautiful Mistake (my exposure *faux pas)

April 11, 2013 - I’ve shown this before, but I was reviewing some images and realized I made a very amateur mistake on this photo. Before...
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More HDR Images from His Light Workshop

March 12, 2013 - My first car was a hand me down Plymouth Valiant station wagon, a real “chick magnet!” You CAN teach an old dog new...
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His Light Workshop at Old Car City, USA

March 08, 2013 - I can’t remember the last time I’ve had this much fun! What an incredibly fulfilling day, and I owe it all to my dear fr...
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CamRanger, Westcott and Elinchrom at the PPO Show, Dublin, Ohio

February 26, 2013 - Like Little Dorothy said, “there’s no place like home.” Ohio has been home most of my life, until nearly 3 years ago whe...
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Last Weeks “office” – Sewanee Archives Building

February 25, 2013 - This was my office last Tuesday, and it was a beautiful place to work. Wood floors, spot lighting, high ceiling and lots...
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Sewanee, The College of the South

February 18, 2013 - Let me introduce you to my friend, Henry Hamman. Henry is a talented writer, great guy and a lot of fun to hang with. (h...
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What’s the best camera to own?

February 11, 2013 - People ask me this all the time? We all know that it’s the one you have with you. We are seeing better pictures from mor...
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Groundhog Day at Marathon Village, Nashville

February 02, 2013 - The window light was incredible for this portrait of Aaron We were pleasantly surprised by a visit from our son! Out...
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Everything in one place: Think Tank Security V2.0

December 31, 2012 - I’ve owned one of these Think Tank bags for over two years. But before I changed camera systems, it was referred to as,...
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Snowing in Nashville!

December 26, 2012 - It doesn’t happen that often in Nashville, thankfully. But for the sake of our visiting family from California, I was gl...
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First job with my Fuji X Pro 1 and 18-55 zoom

December 18, 2012 - Our traditional “self timer pose” that will be our Christmas card portrait Some of the concerns I’ve read about are f...
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Fuji X-E1 with 18-55 zoom

December 15, 2012 - We had a beautiful day Wednesday, so I went out to test the new lens at close focusing. After all, we want to see what s...
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First Images From Fuji X-E1

December 04, 2012 - First of all I would like to say thank you to the nearly 4,000 people that have read my previous post on the Fuji X Pro1...
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Fuji X Pro 1 vs Nikon D700 Initial Test

November 26, 2012 - I’ve been wanting to do a head to head comparison of these cameras for several weeks. I was hired to do some portraits o...
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Peaceful Scene from West Virginia

November 14, 2012 - Sometimes I get into just poking around on my archives of images and wonder what they might look like with a few modific...
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Graduation day for my father-in-law, see you on the other side!

November 10, 2012 - My favorite portrait of George. Shot on a little Fuji FinePix camera a few years ago. As many of you know, George was...
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A Great Day Off

October 22, 2012 - 82 Degrees in late October…we used to call that “a gift” when we lived in Ohio! It was a day meant to go out and enjoy y...
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Chihuly Glass at Cheekwood

October 17, 2012 - I was looking for an image on my hard drive and came upon this one. I had forgotten I took it last year, but it caught m...
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Memphis Tennessee and Gus’s Fried Chicken

September 30, 2012 - On our way to Texas, we make a planned stop at Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken. This is not a fancy place, let’s call i...
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I Love The Morning!

September 27, 2012 - Morning is my favorite time of day. I’ve said before I love the entire new beginning! This time of year it is brisk on t...
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Centennial Park and The Parthenon

September 22, 2012 - One thing I’ve come to love about Nashville is the fact that there is always something going on. Not just concerts, but...
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Belmont University Lighting Class with Fuji X-Pro 1

September 15, 2012 - I have to admit that I’ve been a Fuji fan for many, many years. I loved their film and all their cameras and lenses. Rec...
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Happy Birthday, Vinny!

September 02, 2012 - 9 Months old! Today we were able to take the Vin Dog’s 9 month old portrait. This couch is the same place they have b...
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Steve Miller Band Concert at Fontanel

August 20, 2012 - This was a super fun evening! My good friend Mike Sherwood had an extra ticket to this concert because his wife was out...
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Stop and smell the roses?

August 09, 2012 - OK, I know these aren’t roses, I’m not that botanically challenged. I don’t know what they are really called, I just kno...
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A Good Morning Smile

August 08, 2012 - Sometimes you just need a little help to get your day started off on the right foot. For me, this shot of Vinny helps ma...
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The Lucas Family in Nashville – Nikon S4100 Coolpix

July 30, 2012 - My sister and her family visited us in Nashville last week. I carried Marlene’s little Nikon Coolpix S4100 for this trip...
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Low Light Concert with Fuji X Pro 1

July 18, 2012 - I have to start this off with a bit of a disclaimer. Third and Lindsley is a great concert venue to see some very talent...
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Smiling – Fuji X10 and studio strobes?

July 04, 2012 - Vinny, AKA “Mr. Smiley Pants” doing what he does best…smiling. He looks like this most of the time he’s awake, so he’s a...
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Miss Jade and the Daylilies

June 18, 2012 - It was Father’s Day and I had just settled into my recliner for a little rest. My phone rings and Marlene asks me to gra...
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Lighting and Posing Class at Dury’s Classroom

May 31, 2012 - We just finished up another great class at Dury’s! We tried a totally new class idea, posing AND lighting with a 20 stud...
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Fun with Infrared

May 24, 2012 - The incredibly gifted photographer Clay Blackmore has been posting beautiful infrared images lately. That reminded me th...
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The Oak Ridge Boys at Del Webb

May 21, 2012 - My Tamron 14mm fisheye lens was perfect for this image and the next one. This was a super fun evening. Marlene and I ar...
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The “Geezer Gatta” at Lake Providence, our new home!

February 09, 2012 - It’s called “Lake Providence” and it is really very pretty. It’s also a place we now call home and are enjoying more wit...
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