Getting The Canon 5D Mark IV – Several Months After The Release

Like many photographers, I was frustrated by Canon's release of the 5D Mark IV. Being a full time professional photographer and shooting with the amazing 5D Mark III since 2012 (the year it was released), I was hoping for a solid 4K option for video in the Canon 5D Mark IV especially with a release…
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The Magic of One Light with Joel Grimes

I'm a Joel Grimes fan. By posting this on my blog, it is as much for me as it is you because I want to watch it in it's entirety. I have it playing now, but with it being 1 hour and 43 minutes long, I don't have the time to finish it.
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2016 Is Winding Down – Thinking Ahead To 2017

This will not be a doom and gloom post, but I did want to start out as a reminder that none of us are promised tomorrow. I am reminded of that with my wife's cousin who is several years younger than I am who is not expected to make it through 2017 due to a…
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Commercial Photography: “I Love Being A Commercial Photographer”

My personality is a better fit for commercial photography than it is consumer photography. I like working with businesses (small, medium and large) as well as business professionals who will use the images that I create for commercial use often times in both print and on the web. It's true that as a commercial photographer…
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Ripl – A Great App To Share Your Photography Images On Social Media

2 Commercial Photography Images From A Downtown Raleigh Photoshoot... The animation above was created on my iPhone using Ripl. It appears the app is currently only available for iPhone users. Although there is a FREE version of the app, I decided to do the $59 per year PRO version to get all the features. It's also…
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5 Tips For Better Photography – What’s Your Favorite Tip?

I created the short animation slideshow above on my phone using the Ripl app and uploaded it to YouTube from my phone. I thought that a blog post expanding on each of the 5 tips may serve as a helpful resource. The tips are in no particular order of importance. Tip 1 - Learn To…
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