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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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L’ Angelus It’s a family affair

July 05, 2013 - There is nothing like sibling vocal harmony! Every generation has enjoyed groups that achieved popularity because they w...
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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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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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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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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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An overdue “Thank You” to His Light Workshop

March 28, 2013 - Above photo by Bill Fortney As many of you know, I’ve been taking photos for more years than I like to claim. I photogr...
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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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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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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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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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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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One (great) light and a reflector. Elinchrom Octabank!

July 11, 2012 - Elinchrom Octabank, the one and only! What can you do with one light and a reflector? How about this? There is no mag...
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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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Underclass Lighting Workshop at CPQ

June 14, 2012 - The challenge was to take a room full of photographers and show them the importance of solid basics when shooting in a s...
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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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New lights and Beauty Dish from Hensel

May 29, 2012 - Mark Mather from Hensel sent me some of their lights for evaluation purposes. I started the process this past weekend an...
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Sadie and “Dolly Dodge”

June 24, 2011 - Why do we name some of our possessions like our cars? I know we’ve nicknamed our GPS, and it is not a flattering name at...
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