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Just Don't Say Cheese!

Family photography does not have to be all posed, nor cheesy.  In fact, it can be very natural, and fun.  My experience is that the best always comes out in the images when we let the interactions happen on their own.  In this post I talk about getting the most natural looks from the entire family, by just letting them be themselves.  Enjoy.

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Strength and Beauty in AcroYoga

Fast forward a whole bunch of years, where I got introduced to a little device called Nintendo WII (Ooow!).  I attempted the yoga program, in the privacy of my basement, and could not understand why I was sweating and breathing hard 10 minutes into this routine.  What’s happening here?  Ever since then I’ve developed a new respect for yoga, and a little intimidated by it, if we’re being honest.

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Fashion Magic with One Light, One Fan, and One Lovely Lady

I wanted to add a fashion flare to the whole shoot, so I switched to my wide-angle Tokina 11-16mm, f4 lens, grabbed a small fan from my garage, and switch to a one-light set up.  That’s when the magic started to happen.  I transformed into a full time fashion photographer, and Lisa, into full time fashion model.  Once I started directing, and communicating with her, everything sort of clicked.

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Fall In Love with Your Old Lenses Again

Seeing the moment developing in front of me, I raised my camera up, focused, and fired off three shots.  They noticed me, giggled a bit, and continued on.  They were in a good mood, and I was very pleased to have been a part of that moment, and captured it.  Sometimes when you go looking for the moment, you need to let go and let it come to you.

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