iPad, iPhone, i’M an iReady Photographer

As digital photography went from a revolution to an evolution, so has many things in life, from reading books on an Amzon.com Kindle to using a GPS app on your iPhone—and technology isn’t slowing down. You can order pizzas online and even find long, lost friends on...

Follow Your Heart

 My son Nickolas during a heart test, he’s so brave. Almost four years ago, when my only son had his two-year check-up, our pediatrician detected a slight, “heart click.”  In fact it was so faint, a cardiologist who would later give my son a more thorough...

RAW verses JPG is Not The Problem

Like most photography forums, the questions always arises, “RAW or JPG?”  Problem is, many participating in the forum threads don’t understand the “RAW” concept itself—but the arguments follow like MAC verses Windows (Notice I didn’t say PC, PC...

Adobe Photoshop Hits 20!

  While many photographers of today were just infants in diapers twenty years ago when Adobe Photoshop version 1.0 was introduce, I still remember, back in my military days, when there were no bells and whistles with Photoshop,, it was merely a software tool targeted...

Escort Duty–Taking Chance

I boarded my flight from Los Angeles to San Antonio feeling hollow, mixed with emotions, as I had just said one of those airport goodbyes we hate to do—I’m never good with goodbyes especially those resonating with longevity. This concave place in my life had me more...

Amazing Friends! Playboy Photographer and Casino Owner

Note: More behind scenes photos on my Facebook page! As I return back from Las Vegas from a two-day semi-private instruction workshop and our three-day “Glamour, Beauty & the Nude” weekend workshop the thought of friendships come to mind—especially since I had...

Lenses and Form

Often I’m asked from photographers at my workshops, “Which lens do I use?”  The answer is simple, “The right lens for the right image.”  Like all lenses in your photography gearbox, lenses are just another tool we use to create what we see, feel and capture, in a...