Congratulations to Robert and Heather, married on June 1, 2013 at North Shore Park in Ottawa County, Michigan. The reception that followed was simply electrifying. Thank you for allowing me the honor to document your big day!
The beautiful thing about portraiture is that it goes well beyond being simply a photograph of a person. In fact, the very personality of the portrait’s subject can be captured with the right lighting and the right editing. Alexis is a great example, as she exhibits a broad range of stylistic preferences. Whether she is feeling classy, or sassy, the right lighting setup, the right angle of the photo, and the right post-production can really make the mood come to life!
Interested in exploring your classy or sassy side? Contact us to set up your portrait session, today!
I have three new prints, currently for sale. Two of the prints are being auctioned off on eBay and the third is a limited run of 10, currently up on Etsy. The details are these:
The first print is titled “Bare Branches” and is a print wrap on Professional Photo Paper wrapped around foam core with a stand-off and hardware for mounting on the wall. The print looks like this:
The second print at eBay is called “Snowy Tree” and is also a fine art print wrap. This print is printed on metallic photo paper and wrapped around foam core, with a stand-off and mounting hardware. ”Snowy Tree” looks like this:
“Snowy Tree” is also available as a 1.5″ thick, fine art gallery wrap at Etsy. Only 10 gallery wraps are being made and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and each wrap is signed and numbered, by the artist.
Check them out!
Yesterday (February 6, 2013), the sun made itself known for the first time in… well, suffice it to say that it has been awhile. Wanting to take advantage of that beautiful ball of fire, in the sky, I drove out to Lake Michigan, to take some shots of the ice that has formed, near shore. Once at the lake, there were enough interesting sights that the ice shelf became something of an afterthought. Following are just a few of the shots taken during my visit:
I am proud to announce 4 new art prints available at my Etsy storefront. Currently, the prints are available in a 10×15 size, but more size options are being added over the next couple of days (8×12 and 16×24). Click on the descriptions, below, to visit each respective page for the photo art prints:
“Grand Haven, Michigan’s South Pier”
Went on a shoot with Alexis, this afternoon. Among other shots, we did an “action girl” series, in which it appears as though Alexis is climbing a mountain, or at the very least, a rock pile. The rock pile option isn’t too far from the truth, actually. My favorite shot taken during the “action girl” portion of the shoot follows.
My Review of Power2000 4 AA Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) 2900 mAH Rechargeable Batteries with 4- Hour AA & AAA Quick Charger, 110/220 volt.
Power2000 4 AA Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) 2900 mAH Rechargeable Batteries with 4- Hour AA & AAA Quick Charger, 110/220 volt.
They Scare Me
Pros: Easy to Install
Cons: Fire hazard, Slow Recharge
Best Uses: Photography, Digital Photography, Travel, Portrait Photography
Describe Yourself: Pro Photographer
Was this a gift?: No
Like many other reviewers, I received my Power2000 recharger as part of a package deal with a flash gun. When I received the batteries, they were completely depleted of charge. This can be typical, so that didn’t bother me. After inserting the included batteries into the charger, allowing them to charge for 7 hours, I decided to remove the charger from the power outlet, only to find that the red lights were still on (indicating that the batteries are still charging) and that the recharger AND the batteries were both extremely hot. Just below the threshold of being too hot to handle with bare hands. The batteries were still extremely hot 15 minutes after removing the charger from household power. This concerns me, deeply, as it seems that this could be a fire hazard. The batteries, though the recharging unit indicated that the batteries were not fully charged, seem to function, well. I can’t comment on how long the charge is held, as I have yet to use them to their full capacity. Overall, I would say that, if you use this item, proceed with extreme caution.
I didn’t get enough of Lake Michigan’s beauty in the first batch of high-wind wave shots I posted in my previous entry, so here is another shot, from a different view. This photo was actually taken from the North Pier, looking Southwest, toward the South Pier. This wave was spectacular, in person. The wave splashed over the rails, soaking my daughter and I, even though we were standing a good 30 feet from the pier. Enjoy the photo!
Among other things, Michigan’s autumns are known for the wind storms that can kick up. When these storms crank up, the Grand Haven pier becomes something of near supernatural beauty. These photos were grabbed on Monday 17 October 2011 at around 3:00 PM. I’ve heard of waves that tower over the lighthouse on the Southern Pier, but I’ve never witnessed those waves, first hand. Until now. And it was a sight that I will carry with me, from that day, forward.
Just added today – 6 October 2011 – 3 new prints of Grand Haven, Michigan’s South Pier during a mid-autumn sunset. These prints have already gained tons of incredible praise from various photography websites, include JPG Magazine. All prints are printed on Kodak Endura Professional Paper, mounted on 1/8″ Masonite, and are sprayed with a UV protective spray to ensure your print lasts without fading. Prints start at $37.69 for the 8 x 12 size.
The new additions to the print store are: