Go big or go home. We try to photograph by the motto when possible. Between our underwater photography, renting airplanes for landscapes or bringing more lights than the sun to session we go big. Falon wanted big. Her dad built a huge bonfire for us to use as a backdrop. Falon brought her black mare, [...]
As loyal blog followers know, we traveled to Kolkata (Calcutta) India in February to photograph a friend’s wedding. It was quite the whirlwind you might expect as we packed sightseeing, culture shock and a 3 day wedding ceremony into a 4.5 day trip. I have had many requests for these photos and I wanted to [...]
Lysts on the Lake was a huge photographic success. We worked some long hours to bring you all the action from Thursday through Sunday. Remember to check the Facebook page for up to the minute updates. From early morning jousting lessons of an astronaut to late night dinners, with wooden tip blasting, dagger fighting, and [...]
Thursday saw the last day of practice for the jousters in the upcoming Lysts on the Lake. 23 competitors from across North America will be competing in Austin in several mounted disciplines, foremost being the joust. This is a real competition with balsa wood tips, battered shields and blood drawn even in the practice passes.
The post could have been titled, “Maribel Takes over Downtown!” Maribel contacted me about doing a Top Model type shoot downtown for half of her Senior photos, sounded great. I had no idea that she would bring such a commanding presence in front of the lens. Just rocking it all around. We caught more than [...]
Chelsey and I met up again at Ramaker Stables in Leader, Texas. We had about an hour to knock out some different looks and get a 17 hand horse named Bentley involved. No problem. We started in the Small Barn, not as new as the Big Barn, but more colorful and possessing more character. I [...]
Thursday Night I headed out to Ramaker Stables to watch my wife ride her new horse Gus. That and I had some ideas of things I wanted to try with lights. Basically, I wanted to treat the Horses like I usually light my Human Athletes. Give them edge and contrast, while bringing out the ambient [...]