When your daughter tells you that you will be taking her senior picture, well, you better prepare, and I did. From the summer of 2017 when Lizzy gave me the heads up until August of 2018 when I captured this image, I watched Youtube videos, completed LinkedIn Learning courses, and studied the work of Chris Orwig - a natural light portrait photographer from California.Read More
The title of this blog series is 10 Most Meaningful Images of 2018 with the word “meaningful” being the most important. The fact of the matter is, I don’t love this image. As it turned out, I was out of position and basically missed the real shot.Read More
Okay, I’m cheating on this one. This image was captured moments before image #5 on this list, but there’s a reason why I am including it.
If yesterday’s image was on my bucket list, this image is my favorite of the group I made that day.
For years I have said that I would not shoot portraits. Even now I have little interest in shooting studio portraits. The thought of sitting in a studio shooting the same shot over and over again just doesn’t appeal to me. But, my interest in shooting portraits was forced to change about 18 months ago.
"Dad, you’re going to take my senior picture.”