Decisions

When I was in 5th grade, I had a decision to make. At the time, it seemed like it was no big deal. I’m sure I could have chosen from about a dozen instruments, but for some reason, I chose the alto-saxophone. That decision would have life altering consequences I’m only now starting to realize….

A portrait just begging to be made

I was hired to photograph a 50th wedding anniversary party for a lovely Indian (Asian, not Native American) couple. The couple above were two of the guests, and for some reason I had to make a specific effort to make a portrait of them. At a break in the activities, I approached the gentleman and…

Access

Many of the challenges in creating interesting images is in getting the access required to make those images. I’ve played with ideas around expanding the access, and asking for access that is there for the taking. I have the good fortune of having access to the talented musician, Lydia Brownfield, above, primarily because I’m married…

Diana 75mm Premium Glass Lens–first impressions

This past weekend, I purchased the Diana 75mm “Premium Glass Lens” and the Nikon adapter from Photojojo. Thanks to their speedy processing and delivery, I received the set today. It is pictured above next to my next smallest lens, the Nikon 35mm f/1.8, aka Jive Thirty Five. After playing with the lens for a little…