Behind the Scenes: Shooting the New “Demolition Derby” Commercial for Mercedes-Benz USA

Hi Friends, In October of this year, my good friend and fellow shooter, Royce Rumsey, and I had the opportunity to provide “making-of” still photography for Mercedes-Benz USA for their production of a brand new TV commercial for the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The spot highlights the M-Class collision-avoidance safety features by dropping a brand new shiny Read more about Behind the Scenes: Shooting the New “Demolition Derby” Commercial for Mercedes-Benz USA[…]

A New Faces of Freedom Portrait Added…US Army

Serving Our Nation in the US Army As you may have gathered, I have a special place in my heart for our nation’s military servicemen and women: both veterans and active duty personnel.  So, it’s with great pride and gratitude that I am able to add a portrait of my own son, PVT Conner R. Read more about A New Faces of Freedom Portrait Added…US Army[…]

DIY Tip: Modifying the Honl Speed Grids Step-by-Step

I’m a HUGE fan of David Honl’s hotshoe flash modifiers:  I use his Speed Grids, snoots, gobos, and straps all the time.   The Speed Grid is one of my most oft-used modifiers.  It allows me to constrain the light from my speedlights but gives a lovely feathered edge to the circle of light. I Read more about DIY Tip: Modifying the Honl Speed Grids Step-by-Step[…]

Two New Portraits Added to the Faces of Freedom Project

  Hi Friends, I had the opportunity this week to add two new portraits to my “Faces of Freedom Project.”  US Army veteran, Roman Lechicky and former US Air Force Security Police officer, Greg Crandall, were kind enough to sit for me for this series.  The Faces of Freedom Project is a personal endeavor to Read more about Two New Portraits Added to the Faces of Freedom Project[…]

Automotive Action Photography – Shooting the 2013 Hyundai Genesis

Hi Friends, On a recent rainy day in Southern California, we met in an empty parking lot in Irvine to put my new Rig-Pro automotive photography boom to the test.   I’ve been wanting to shoot Sam’s Genesis for a while, and what better combo than a beautiful red sports car in a gray industrial Read more about Automotive Action Photography – Shooting the 2013 Hyundai Genesis[…]