Photography

Washington, D.C. Event Photography | The National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum History is always an interesting topic of exploration. Washington, D.C. is filled with a plethora of historical structures, monuments, and museums. I love being an event photographer here because there is never a shortage of historical or political affairs happening in a city so rich with history. You certainly [...]

By |2018-08-27T13:04:35-04:00August 27th, 2018|Photography, Event Photography|Comments Off on Washington, D.C. Event Photography | The National Air and Space Museum

No Permit? No Photos! | Washington DC Photography

When is a Permit Needed for photography at  Washington DC  monuments? Washington DC is filled with monuments and many make perfect backdrops for headshots or a myriad of other photo shoots. Many of Washington DC's most iconic monuments are actually National Parks. That means the National Park Police look after the monuments and they have [...]

By |2018-08-24T13:54:25-04:00August 24th, 2018|Photography, musings|Comments Off on No Permit? No Photos! | Washington DC Photography

Resizing Photos Specifically for LinkedIn

When you're trying to make the best first impression, it's important to have a professional headshot to represent yourself. In the age of technology and social media, it's especially important that you put your best face forward. Often times this is the first form of contact employers, clients, or potential business partners will have with [...]

By |2018-10-25T16:23:11-04:00July 28th, 2017|Photography, Headshots|Comments Off on Resizing Photos Specifically for LinkedIn

Will Human Photographers Ever Become Obsolete?

These days technology is everywhere. It's used for scheduling appointments, ordering lunch, booking flights, and keeping in touch with loved ones. It's hard to imagine life without the convenience and ease of technology. But are these modern advances threatening human careers? Will human photographers ever become obsolete? The Natural Process of Technological Progress We've all [...]

By |2017-07-31T10:50:10-04:00July 27th, 2017|Photography|Comments Off on Will Human Photographers Ever Become Obsolete?

How to Resize Headshots Quickly and Easily

Let’s face it. Technology is amazing. However, it can also be really frustrating. Something that seems so simple can turn out to be a huge complicated process. For example, you have probably been in the position of wanting to simply upload a photo, and then find out that your image is either too small or [...]

By |2017-07-26T09:30:43-04:00July 26th, 2017|Photography, Headshots|Comments Off on How to Resize Headshots Quickly and Easily

Thinking On Your Feet | 30 Second Professional Portraits

Thinking On Your Feet Professional Portraits. For this assignment I was creating professional portraits of Representative Michael McCaul, the Congressmen representing Texas's 10th congressional district.  In addition, Representative McCaul is the Chairman of the House committee on Homeland Security.  Often in situations with busy executives and politicians,  the session tends to be rushed.  You have got [...]

By |2017-07-26T09:30:17-04:00July 25th, 2017|Photography, portraits, Headshots, Male Headshots|Comments Off on Thinking On Your Feet | 30 Second Professional Portraits

Which Camera Should You Buy?

The question always comes up… “Which camera should I buy?” The answer?…. That depends. At one point in my life, going to dinner parties and such, I would always be asked that inevitable question. And what do you do? I started to make up fictitious careers. Blimp pilot, major league pitcher, proctologist (that’s a conversation [...]

By |2017-07-24T08:37:36-04:00July 24th, 2017|Photography|Comments Off on Which Camera Should You Buy?

Headshots | Thinking Outside the Box

Headshots Headshots are a great way to give a visual example of who you are and what you do.  If you want to beat your competition, then really stand out with a creative headshot!  Depending on your profession, your headshot can be a little more 'out of the box'. These first impressions truly grab the [...]

By |2017-07-19T12:00:49-04:00July 18th, 2017|Photography, portraits, Headshots|Comments Off on Headshots | Thinking Outside the Box

Lifestyle Photography Redefines Re-Branding | Commercial Photography

Does your company website help your future clients to trust the services you offer? Is your website up to date? Is it appealing to the viewer? Lifestyle photography can help with redefining your website and re-branding your company. Lifestyle Photography : Young Dentist Practice We recently spent part of the day with Young Dentist Practice. [...]

By |2017-07-19T12:00:18-04:00July 17th, 2017|Photography, Headshots, marketing, website photography, advertising photography|Comments Off on Lifestyle Photography Redefines Re-Branding | Commercial Photography

Event Photography for Chefs Best Washington DC

Event Photography Chefs Best Washington DC Another fantastic blow out fundraising event is Chef’s Best with Food and Friends. Food and Friends is a wonderful Washington DC organization that raises money to help those with HIV/AIDS, cancer, or other illnesses that make it difficult for those to nourish their bodies properly.  Doing Event Photography for Chefs [...]

By |2017-07-06T17:24:35-04:00July 13th, 2017|Photography, Event Photography|Comments Off on Event Photography for Chefs Best Washington DC

Event Photography for Advocacy Day & Hill Visit Lobbying Day

Event Photography. Advocacy Day & Hill Visit Lobbying Day As an event photographer in the Washington DC area I  photograph a large number of Advocacy Days each year.   There's several different names for what is basically the same thing. Advocacy Day, Fly-in Day, Hill Visit day. Almost all trade associations, health advocacy and non [...]

By |2017-07-12T16:18:04-04:00July 12th, 2017|Photography, Event Photography|Comments Off on Event Photography for Advocacy Day & Hill Visit Lobbying Day

Advocacy Day Photography: Pancreatic Cancer Network 2017

Advocacy Day Photography: Pancreatic Cancer Network 2017 The purple people are coming!! Ask any (well most) members of Congress or Hill staffers about the purple people and they’ll say, Pancreatic Cancer Network.  It was such a joy to do Advocacy Day Photography for this awesome organization! As you may already know, we are given the [...]

By |2017-07-06T16:57:50-04:00July 12th, 2017|Photography, Press, Event Photography, Conferences|Comments Off on Advocacy Day Photography: Pancreatic Cancer Network 2017

Product Photography Brancale: Helping Entrepreneurs Grow!

Product Photography Brancale: Helping Entrepreneurs Grow! Product Photography. I love helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses by photographing their products for promotion on their websites.  I have been working with Ben over the last few years in Washington DC, photographing his new Brancale cycling products.  It has been very exciting to see the growth of [...]

By |2017-07-06T15:10:14-04:00July 11th, 2017|Photography, website photography, advertising photography|Comments Off on Product Photography Brancale: Helping Entrepreneurs Grow!

How to Turn Off Sound from Sony A9 – Sony A9 Silent Mode

How to Turn Off Sound from Sony A9 - Sony A9 Silent Mode Oh, the wonderful sound of silence. There is nothing worse than trying to quietly capture the perfect still image during a filming, and then hearing the loud click of your shutter. This makes it seem impossible to work simultaneously with film crews. [...]

By |2017-07-07T10:35:48-04:00July 8th, 2017|Photography, Press|Comments Off on How to Turn Off Sound from Sony A9 – Sony A9 Silent Mode

Event Photography at the National Archives in Washington, DC

As a Washington DC event photographer, I always feel so honored to get to experience the array of impressive venues. The National Archives at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC offers a stunning event space. The National Archives is home to the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights and the Public Vaults. When [...]

By |2017-07-07T14:35:27-04:00July 6th, 2017|Uncategorized, Photography, Event Photography|Comments Off on Event Photography at the National Archives in Washington, DC

Advocacy Day Photography for ROCH – United Spinal Network

Advocacy Day Photography for ROCH - United Spinal Network I was so excited to be the event photographer for United Spinal's  Advocacy Day ROCH again this year. I find Advocacy Day photography pretty exciting! Hundreds of people gather from all over the USA with a common purpose. It is a truly inspiration two day event in [...]

By |2017-07-06T17:08:24-04:00July 6th, 2017|Photography, Event Photography, Conferences|Comments Off on Advocacy Day Photography for ROCH – United Spinal Network

Headshot size for LinkedIn headshot Facebook and social media profiles

  Headshots - Social Media Profile Photos: Best sizes and practices. So, you've got your great new headshot and now all you need to do is upload it to your social media sites. Hang on a second, there's a few things you may need to do to your headshot before uploading [...]

By |2017-07-05T09:40:59-04:00January 11th, 2017|Photography, marketing|Comments Off on Headshot size for LinkedIn headshot Facebook and social media profiles

A Photo’s worth a 1000 words

Business Photographer Business photographer A photo's worth 1000 words. That's especially true when you have 5-10 seconds to make a connection with a visitor to your website.  Photography helps tell your story, express your brand and personalize you to your target audience  One of my favorite projects this year was an advertising, website and  collateral  photo [...]

By |2017-07-05T09:41:01-04:00December 22nd, 2015|Photography, Event Photography, marketing, website photography, advertising photography|Comments Off on A Photo’s worth a 1000 words

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 [...]

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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!