Longwood Gardens

I was invited to Erynn’s high school field trip to Longwood Gardens.  I was thrilled to be able to go.  I have seen a lot of images from Longwood, and some are nice, don’t get me wrong, but mostly I see the same vision over and over again – the…

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Dear New & Old Photographers – A short note

Dear NEW PHOTOGRAPHERS, I’m sorry for what the photography industry has become.  There was a time when the industry was booming in a way that you were truly paid  what you were worth.  I wish it were still the same.   While we cannot live in the past, please do…

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The hidden colors in snow. | Maryland Photographer

Snow is funny to photograph.  First, if you are new to digital photography, you may miss your exposure and end up with white blown areas – not good.  Snow in nice light, can be a rainbow of colors – it’s pretty amazing. I didn’t go to work yesterday.  First, our…

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The incident that changed my course…

As you may know if you follow this, I went back to college.  As I started to see this photography industry slipping, I went back to what I started in 1994, accounting (and I may venture into testing for actuarial services – we will see… I love analytical risk management…

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Oddities…… Special effects….

If you follow this blog or my Facebook page, you know that my daughter, Erynn, has a hobby creating special effects.  She began this probably about two years ago, and every now and then, she decides she wants to create something, and it’s my job to photograph it for her.…

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