International Womens Day

A shout out to  Betty Friedan on International Womens Day I am so lucky to live here in Washington DC (okay not always)  Last weekend I was visiting the National Portrait Gallery and whilst checking out the portraits of President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama I came across this fabulous portrait of Betty [...]

By |2020-06-15T18:18:26-04:00March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized, Life, musings|Comments Off on International Womens Day


One of the downsides of being in business for 20+ years is all the old 'stuff' that gathers and that you drag along gathering dust. Not just the mysterious cables to long junked technology, but the other less tangible junk. URL's that sit parked, old land lines, subscriptions to 'things' that get automatically renewed [...]

By |2020-06-19T11:38:52-04:00September 1st, 2016|Life, musings, marketing|Comments Off on ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME – NOT IF YOU’RE ATT

Sony A7rII review. A week in the real world from a Nikon photographer

Sony A7rII review   Sony  A7rll, two lenses, Sony Zeiss 24-70 and Sony Zeiss 70-200mm and Sony HVL-F43M.  A Real world experience.  Sony A7rII review. I thought I’d report back on a week of using the Sony A7rII review based on actual assignments. Disclaimer: First off, I’m a working photographer not a gearhead or a professional reviewer. This is [...]

I need 8 Seconds of your time …. Please Help me win!

It's voting time in DC ..... and I promise you, your vote counts and means an immense amount to me. Click below .... and vote for me! It's super quick I promise. I don't get a prize or a check but it's a great help to my business. Voting ends soon. Washington City Paper .....Help [...]

By |2016-08-23T14:04:33-04:00February 5th, 2015|Uncategorized, Ideas, Life, Photography, Press, Headshots, Event Photography, marketing|Comments Off on I need 8 Seconds of your time …. Please Help me win!

IT’S ALIVE …. give my monster life! And a spanky new eikonphoto website comes to life!

The newly redesigned  launched today!! Yes I know it's a bit buggy, has horrible grammar and needs more than just a few tweaks, but eventually you just have to dive in and go live!!  I fully expect to hear from both my 'geek' and 'literary' friends about all the things that need to be fixed, and in [...]

By |2017-07-05T09:41:03-04:00July 11th, 2014|Life, musings, marketing|0 Comments

How to get great Headshots

Best Headshots and how to get them How to get the best headshots How to get the best headshots This short video is also on my FAQ page, but I thought I would just put it on this post too. Apparently a lot of visitors start here on my blog, which is nice. Getting the [...]

By |2017-07-05T09:41:04-04:00July 8th, 2014|Life, Video, Headshots, musings, marketing|Comments Off on How to get great Headshots

Bringing meaning to photography every single day

Thoreau didn't have a camera, but he says in perfectly. I try and bring meaning to every photograph I take, every single day. My studio used to be in Concord Massachusetts and I lived in Wayland Ma. Every morning my drive to work was through the spectacular Walden Park, around Walden Pond and passing by [...]

By |2016-02-17T16:39:22-05:00July 8th, 2014|Uncategorized, Ideas, Life, musings|Comments Off on Bringing meaning to photography every single day

Too funny …

wonder why you're getting that puzzled look from people? When I saw this cartoon, I just knew I had to post it about it. I live on Capitol Hill and every month I thumb through the latest edition of the Hill Rag where urgent matters of local interest are expounded upon. Parking, restaurants, zoning board, garden [...]

By |2017-07-05T09:41:08-04:00July 3rd, 2014|Ideas, Life|0 Comments