Posts Tagged ‘fun’

For the love of DOG

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

I am close to wrapping up what has got to be the most fun photo project to date. Shooting 33 pets in two days puts it high in the ambition list as well!  A project for Northwest Veterinary Specialists, we set up and shot 11 cats and 22 dogs, all owned by hospital staff for their image library and lobby artwork.  To see the highlights, check out the Dog Galleries and the Cat Galleries.  Many thanks to Crystal for the assist and all the devoted pet lovers who helped make the shoots happen and go smoothly!


Why I shoot: the joys of photography

Friday, October 9th, 2009

A quick thought just popped into my head about how much I enjoy proving to people that they are photogenic… not models, of course, but every day people… I started with friends and family and quickly learned that with the right lighting and angles, people truly are transformed. But the real fun comes with showing them the shot, right on the camera and seeing their faces light up. That is some powerful stuff, seeing someone change the way they see themselves right before your eyes. They also know that since they’re seeing it right after it was shot that no manipulation has taken place…

The other real joy comes with “seeing” the minutiae and finding beauty in the mundane, both of which have been greatly enhanced by my beloved macro lens, the AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED. The katydid shots below are a prime example.


Robot chick, shunned

Friday, August 7th, 2009

A chirping toy chick proves unpopular with our hens and dogs…

 

 


The photographer’s dilemma: participate or photograph?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009


Happy autumn

Friday, October 24th, 2008

EXIF: Nikon D300 | 1/40 | f/4.5 | 105 mm | ISO 800 | -1/3 EV