Before and After

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Image Post Processing – BEFORE & AFTER

Image Post Processing – BEFORE & AFTER 5.00/5 (100.00%) 8 votes             All to often I hear people say “well, if the shot doesn’t turn out we can just photoshop it”.  That’s NOT the way I work.  While I shoot very quickly and often “off the cuff”, I also am […]

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“You must have a really nice camera!!”

Rate this post Often I get comments from people saying things like “I love that shot – you must have a really nice camera!”.  While I appreciate kind words about my work, the truth is that my camera doesn’t play that much of a role in how good the shots are. Yes, I have a […]

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Can you see the difference?

Rate this post A common misconception is that once a photographer has captured the images in their camera, their job is done.  I wish this was true – I’d have so much extra time in my personal life if it were!!   It’d be really easy for me to just hand over the images straight out […]

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I’m in Vancouver

Rate this post I have a wedding in White Rock, B.C. this coming weekend, and arrived this afternoon.  Lois and I will be in the area for a few extra days doing a bit of rest and relaxation before the baby comes. As we were landing in Vancouver, I took a quick shot out the […]

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Download your hi-res files!

Rate this post I’m excited to announce that my online storefront now offers the option of letting you purchase PROFESSIONALLY ENHANCED HI-RES FILES!! These downloaded files will be fully color and density balance, and prepared so that you can make your own prints anywhere that you want. A lot of people don’t know the difference […]

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My Magic Glasses

Rate this post When I’m out on a shoot, I feel like I’m looking at the world through a pair of magic glasses. Sometimes real life looks less than amazing, and a photograph can need a little help to give it personality. The first part to the art of photography is getting the exposure and […]

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Black and White

Rate this post I love black and white photography! It’s always fun to create a monochrome representation of a colorful world. But, converting a color image into black and white isn’t usually as simple as just pushing some kind of “Black and White” button on the computer. Most image editing software out there will have […]

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I have Spyders in my studio!! :-)

Rate this post Have you ever noticed that the pictures you take with your digital camera rarely have the same color and brightness as the image when you have it printed at the photo lab? Most people are not aware that every computer monitor outputs different colors and brightness levels, and therefore makes images look […]

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The Transformation

Rate this post As I’m going through some of the candid images I captured of my cousins in California, I ran across this great action shot of Chloe. I thought it might be fun to share the transformation from the “out of camera” version to the finished “ready for print” version. This image was shot […]

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What’s the difference?

Rate this post Is there really a difference between the prints that a professional photographer makes and the prints that a consumer lab will print for you? It’s common knowledge that professional photographers charge more for their reprints than places such as Wal-Mart and Costco – do you know why? Images don’t ever come out […]

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