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The Balance of a Camera


While the broad strokes of what is wanted on a camera usually revolve around the imaging fundamentals (resolution, ISO performance, AF, etc), there are some functions of camera design which have…

Arizona Wildfire

Creating in Fear of an Oncoming Wildfire


It was a quiet evening with a brilliant red sunset visible through the tall pines of Flagstaff, Arizona. I was sitting with my neighbor in my front yard, each of us enjoying an Old Fashioned and…

Canon

Canon


Few honors in this industry are as impactful as being asked to partner with a camera brand. It is a show of trust and mutual respect and serves to solidify a relationship that centers around…

Vaccinated: So That Others May Live


One week before what would be my only photoshoot of 2020, I received a phone call that broke me emotionally. My producer, friend and all-around incredible person, Eric, had taken his own life. Eric…

Union Pacific

The 28-70 f/2: Canon’s Bag of Primes


It’s heavy, expensive, does not have image stabilization, and is impractical for most photographers.  It also happens to be one of the best zoom lenses ever made. Held constant to the common…

Stephen Curry

Set Life 2020


Has COVID-19 impacted the look of advertising campaigns? Maybe – but probably not by as much as you might think. What is impacted, however, is the way that a commercial photography set operates…