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Fun with Architects?

October 11, 2020 - This isn't intended to be a slam against architects, but if you know any at all, the word "fun" typically isn't the firs...
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Fuji 50mm f1.0 WR lens! Pre-release test images

September 05, 2020 - I was given the opportunity to try one of the fastest lenses on the planet this week. Fuji is introducing a 50mm f1.0 le...
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New Position announcement!

July 28, 2020 - Bruce Pallman, me, Corey, and Meredith Reinker! Nashville has a full service photo buying option again! I can finally...
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Finding shots at events

April 30, 2018 - Sometimes these images just "happen." Most of the time they don't. I really enjoy covering corporate events! I always m...
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New Sony A7RIII cover shoot

April 22, 2018 - Timing is everything! Waiting for the wind to stop, or catching it at its peak, provide two different results. My single...
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Dancing for Safe Haven Tennessee

April 13, 2018 - For the second year in a row, I was one of the photographers for a great charity event. This evening close to $500,000.0...
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The "Hilton Way" keep the floor clean, it's everyones job!

August 30, 2017 - I was photographing at the Hilton in Nashville yesterday. Here is my lighting set up. Take a close look on the floor whe...
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Good help is hard to find

August 05, 2017 - The funny thing about photography, like many businesses, is that it's feast or famine. Seems like either you are waiting...
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Making the transition to Profoto lighting

May 22, 2017 - After a 20+ year run with Elinchrom, I made the decision to switch to Profoto lighting. This decision was not taken ligh...
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Event Photography

April 17, 2017 - I've been blessed with a lot of event photography this first quarter. I don't know that I ever gave much thought to this...
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Still amazed by the X Pro 2!

March 26, 2016 - Acros setting is unbelievable for portrait sessions! I was helping my friend Keith Miles on a personal project this wee...
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The heavens declare the glory of God Ps 19:1

November 18, 2015 - What a beautiful sunset today. I was glad I had my Fuji X-T1 camera with me at work. I put on the 50-140 and switched to...
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Nathan Chapman CD release party

April 08, 2015 - When you are a multi-talented musician like Nathan Chapman, you can get pretty amazing "back up" vocalists. You may reco...
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Fuji 55-200 An incredible value lens!

December 31, 2014 - I know, I know, its a variable aperture. And...it's not very fast, so what. When I can do some quick grab shots of my ve...
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Fuji X-E2 vs Lumix GH4

November 26, 2014 - This was not as scientific as I intended, partly because of a flash issue. I planned to shoot with my Elinchrom Quadra o...
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James Taylor at The Bridgestone

November 12, 2014 - Sweet Baby James and his All Star Band It was another "bucket list" check off, James Taylor in concert. We moved here a...
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Nothing like a sister

October 20, 2014 - I know from watching our own daughters grow up, there is something very special about the bond between sisters. I have w...
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A redo of a favorite shot

September 07, 2014 - I've never been a fan of reshooting a previous shot. But when we did the photo walk this past weekend, I had a new light...
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A friend in need...

July 10, 2014 - Last Saturday I was able to help a friend of a friend. My friend, John Walters is a great photographer from Cincinnati,...
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Sigma Macro class at Cheekwood

June 05, 2014 - Life is so different close up. When I break out my 60mm Fuji macro lens, something different kicks in. I have this urge...
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Ready for Spring

March 06, 2014 - Will this Winter ever end? It has been unusually cold this year. I am looking forward to the promise of Spring. Walking...
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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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Ice Storm Advisory in Nashville?

December 06, 2013 - When I hear the words "Ice Storm" these are the visions I have. This was taken about 6 years ago in Ohio, but look how m...
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No friends like old friends!

October 20, 2013 - This was a great weekend. I didn’t have to work, so I actually had a two day weekend. What can make it better than that?...
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The Dog and Pony Show Festival

September 29, 2013 - So yesterday I celebrated my 57th year here on planet Earth. Not in the usual way you think about a celebration because...
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Sensous Steel at the Frist

September 16, 2013 - Sunday was the last day of this exhibit, and we were determined to make it downtown to the museum. Right after church we...
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Grandchildren are fun!

September 10, 2013 - I remember when our daughter gave birth to Jade, the first grandchild. it was indescribable! Jade was our daughter’s dau...
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Lighting Class at Westlight Studios

September 04, 2013 - Saturday was a great day of learning at Westlight Studios! Eight photographers and three assistants gathered for a full...
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Too busy to blog? It’s called, “grandchildren!”

August 28, 2013 - I’ve been lack on getting any blogs up this week. It’s not because I’m not shooting or have given up on this. I still re...
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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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Nashville “His Light” Workshop HDR Images

August 11, 2013 - We live in a beautiful city that has so many places to go and things to photograph. Daytime, nighttime, it really doesn’...
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“His Light Workshop” Nashville

August 01, 2013 - Last week was a lot of fun. It’s hard to say that when several days started at 6:00 am and ended after 10:00, but they w...
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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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Into the future

July 15, 2013 - Steve Miller Band – Fly Like An Eagle I am so excited about the upcoming His Light Workshop that is here in Nashville...
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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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Pictures within a picture (your mileage may vary)

June 19, 2013 - Timing is everything, well almost everything. Composition is a pretty big part of what we do as photographers too. I tho...
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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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“Thank You” Two simple words

June 02, 2013 - A home made “thank you” from the heart Chances are, these are two of the first words your Mama taught you to say. I’v...
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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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Duck Dynasty at Lipscomb University

May 17, 2013 - It just occurred to me that I never blogged these images. I got them out on facebook, but not here. One of the keys t...
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29! The secret to a Ronnie Milsap smile

May 16, 2013 - Last week I photographed the annual Del Webb concert for residents. This years guest was the legendary performer Ronnie...
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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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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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The “Nash” in Nashville?

March 18, 2013 - The Nash automobile, forgotten by many but still alive in some auto bone yards. 1916-1954 If it weren’t for the fact...
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College Class with Fuji X Pro and Elinchrom

March 07, 2013 - Wednesday I went to Nossi at their invitation to expose them to Mirrorless cameras. This is Natalie Nicole, an actress a...
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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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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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Halloween Party Photography

October 28, 2012 - This is what it takes to work outside on a super windy, not many clouds in the sky day. Our great friends Mike and Lauri...
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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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Fall Fun with the Family

October 15, 2012 - Vinnie and his family came down for a visit. We had planned a trip to Honeysuckle Farms so the kids could see the animal...
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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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You meet the nicest people on a bike!

August 23, 2012 - It’s that time of year again! Spring is finally here and it’s time to get out on our bikes. Today will be our first of h...
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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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No Light of It’s Own

September 11, 2011 - Last weekend was awesome! All of our children were home and we had such an enjoyable time. One of the things we try to d...
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