There is no denying that cameras in phones have come a long way. The number one marketing manufactures use when selling phones now is the camera. With the new iPhone that has 3 cameras and 3 different lenses, its evident that these pocketable devices are becoming the future of photography but I hate using them.Read More
As I’ve been organizing my website, trying to figure out the best way to display my work I cannot seem to decide if I want to place my photos into stories, collections or categories.
I really love photo stories, especially ones from Jared Polin who has been a big inspiration for me wanting to do documentary style photography and create a set of images that tell a story. It’s definitely not an easy thing to accomplish but it is inspiring to me nonetheless.Read More
The last few days I’ve been going through my photos I have taken in the last 10 years trying put together a decent portfolio for my website. There are many photos I’ve taken years ago that I thought were awful but were actually quite good. I’m glad I keep most of my stuff, even if its bad.
When looking back at my older work, I can see all the experimentation I did with editing and processing. I have no idea what I was thinking then. I know HDR was a big thing around that time and it making everything look like a nuclear wasteland. Why did that even appeal to me? I don’t have an answer for that but I am happy that I was somewhat smart enough to keep the raw files so I can reset with a clean state. It was really great re-editing some of my older work with my current process.Read More