Welcome to my new wedding photography blog. Yay! It's taken forever to get this far, and now finally being here I'm looking forward to regular updates. The old blog will still exist, however I won't be writing about weddings and portraits so much. Instead it will be more about the nuts and bolts of lighting and photography, landscape photography, and road-tripping. I love these things and talking about them, but not here. This site will be about current wedding, portrait, and editorial photography.
I recently offered locals a chance to have free portraits done in order to try new ideas with lighting and post processing. It’s also keeping the brain in practice for wedding photography and portraits. The first person to jump on this amazing opportunity was Cassondra Spring Schindler, a local mountain biker and a person whose […]
When working as a wedding photographer, I use two lenses on two bodies. One is the Nikon 35mm f1.4 and the other is the 85mm f1.4. Lately I’ve been thinking of the need for something longer than 85mm for portraits, tight first dance shots, tight ceremony shots, plus maybe experimenting with tight shots for getting […]
My sometimes shooting co-worker Todd Martyn-Jones was hired by Michelle and Brian for us to shoot their wedding at Five Pines in Sisters in January. I rarely get a chance to meet the couple when Todd gets hired. So it’s always a surprise when meeting them for the first time on their wedding day and getting […]
Angel and Alex found me on the Wedding Wire. After upgrading my membership I was wondering if the expense would be worth the effort, and after meeting these two I realized it’s worth every penny. They live over in “The Valley,” as Oregonians put it, which means they live on the rainy side of Oregon. […]
Looking at this picture cheers me up. Just starting to read a book on SEO and how to improve my Bend Oregon Wedding Photographer website doesn’t cheer me up. In short: I haven’t the faintest clue how to improve the standings of my fledgling website and I’m sure whatever getting done now to the site […]
An Irish in-law recently emailed and asked if I could put together a portfolio of green landscape photography. Having been to Olympic National Park on quite a few occasions I was more than happy to help her out. Olympic National Park, especially the Hoh Rainforest, is one of my all-time favorite road-trip destinations. A person […]