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Lessons from cooking dinner

May 14, 2015 - This may look like a well planned dinner. It's not. In fact, it was a near disaster. When Marlene is away I don't usuall...
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More like family than friends

November 11, 2013 - I think the word milestone could be over used. So at the risk of being guilty, we just hit one of those in our lives. I...
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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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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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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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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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“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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5 Years cancer free!

July 30, 2013 - Last years “Relay For Life” FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY: July 30, 2008 I was getting prepped to spend a few hours in surgery...
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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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Metamorphosis

July 11, 2013 - Who doesn’t remember learning that word early in life? It may have been the first really big and challenging word that I...
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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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“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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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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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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Men who helped me become the man I am today

April 07, 2013 - Thanks. It’s a simple word that we may not say often enough. If we don’t, one day it could be too late for us to say tha...
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Seeing Again – Mail Pouch Barn

April 04, 2013 - I’ve driven past this barn dozens, maybe even hundreds of times through the years. But the other day while I was in Ohio...
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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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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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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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Looking into “The Future”

March 04, 2013 - Aaron’s Toyota van affectionately named, “The Future.” March 24, 2010 I went on a several day road trip with my son....
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Be still…so simple, so hard

March 03, 2013 - Be still I was able to meet up with a very dear high school friend this past weekend. I’m sure he would want to remai...
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Under The Sea

January 31, 2013 - Calming and beautiful I don’t know about you, but I love water. It doesn’t matter if it’s the relaxing sounds of the...
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The Lord’s mercies are new every morning!

January 18, 2013 - Lamentation 3:22-23 It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new...
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Bokeh – Photography Buzz Word?

January 15, 2013 - You can’t read many photography related blogs or forums without that word appearing somewhere on the opening pages. In m...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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All “Pictures” are not “Portraits”

August 02, 2012 - I make a living selling camera equipment to all kinds of “photographers” at most every skill level. I realize we all sta...
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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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Cancer Relay for Life – Charlie Daniels Park, Mt. Juliet

May 12, 2012 - This was our first time to the Charlie Daniels park here in Mt. Juliet. We’ve only lived here for a few months and haven...
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Washington, DC Road Trip

April 08, 2012 - There are so many “symbols” we readily recognize as being located in Washington. For me this monument has always been on...
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All My Roady Friends – Tom Roady Night at the Red Rooster

February 11, 2012 - Wow, this was an unbelievable evening! It was a “who’s who” of some of Nashville’s best studio and performing musicians.
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God’s Most Beautiful Light!

December 30, 2011 - There is nothing like window light! A great softbox is a good start, but even the best ones are no match to His light. S...
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Meet Mateo!

March 30, 2011 - Well, this is what he does right now. He is only about 10 days old so he eats, sleeps and gets diaper changes. I was abl...
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