Marquis

Marquis

I met Marquis at a photo session at the county hospital. We needed an impromptu model to pose with a doctor and he volunteered. Afterward, I got to know him a bit and was charmed by his sweet nature and those big kind eyes. I knew I wanted to photograph him some more....
“Backwoods Bad Ass”

“Backwoods Bad Ass”

There are times when I shoot an image and think it would be way more interesting with a person in it (which is pretty much all the time). Alas, one cannot drag models along everywhere you go. Thus the fun of compositing. I shot the background image for this portrait...
Bevan Manson: CD art photoshoot

Bevan Manson: CD art photoshoot

Bevan Manson, an accomplished jazz and classical musician/composer/educator, contacted me last November to shoot photographs for his upcoming CD. With the signature piece entitled California Concertino for Flute & Chamber Orchestra, Bevan wanted something that...
Fighting the Viruses

Fighting the Viruses

Being a photographer is having a license to be nosy. For the curious, this is a dream job where you get to peek behind the scenes and understand a little more about how our world works. So it was a true pleasure shooting a cover portrait of Wei Lin for Minority...

Heads up on headshots

Head shots are no doubt the most common kind of portrait. I have shot hundreds of them, and while there is little creative challenge in terms of lighting, it’s always fun meeting new people, if only briefly. And there’s always the challenge of capturing a...