A Studio Portrait with Lensbaby’s Edge 80 Optic

You want to know the secret to creating a great image? Being able to pre-visualize the image in your head before you ever begin. You begin at the end, then open yourself to the creative process as you work towards that vision. Many photographers struggle with creativity in the studio.…

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Behind the Scenes of Rylander Law’s Courtroom Battle

“One does not think during creative work, any more than one thinks when driving a car. But one has a background of years — learning, unlearning, success, failure, dreaming, thinking, experience, all this - then the moment of creation, the focusing of all into the moment” - Edward Weston Close…

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The Movie 300

For months I have been anticipating the release of the movie 300. As stunning and visually inspiring as the trailers are, for some reason, my wife was not as anxious as I to see this movie. Fortunately, my friend James was up for a screening and I decided the only…

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Cinematic Wisdom

Movies are one of my passions. I watch them to study the lighting and cinematography of masters. To be inspired and entertained. Movies are a great experience. How many movies have I watched? You really don't want to know! For a long time, I've tried to find the best way…

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The Blank Canvas

The greatest challenge facing any artist is the blank canvas. The vast empty void of nothingness. Full of potential, the energy of possibilities. All that's needed is inspiration, that creative mortal coil that is so easily blocked. With this entry, my journey has begun. A first step on what I…

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