Inside Out

Inside Out

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Blog, Image Editing, Photography | One Comment

There are times when I actually photograph outside of a commercial setting. I’m posting some images I took on the back shore of Gloucester during a summer road race. I used flash to illuminate the runners while letting the background be underexposed to maintain a stormy look . Cool how the lettering popped on the […]

Working with What Is

Working with What Is

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in Blog, Image Editing, Photography | 4 Comments

Mary Baker Eddy lived in Lynn, MA where she wrote what would become the foundation for the Christian Science religion. Her home there has just been restored and is a museum. My assignment was to provide images for advertising and promotion. So how to capture the front of the building without it being hidden by […]

A Winter Reminder

A Winter Reminder

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Image Editing, Photography | One Comment

So here we are in the middle of the summer. Plenty of heat and humidity up here in the Northeast. I thought it might be worthwhile to reflect on a time that was here just 6 months ago. And if the creek don’t rise it will be here in another 6 months. Oh, those apple […]

Planning and Luck

Planning and Luck

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Image Editing, Photography | One Comment

In this post I’d like to discuss how planning and luck are sometimes both required and may not be mutually exclusive. Put another way, with planning you put yourself in a position to take advantage of luck. Our client had just added a new wing onto their building and asked us to create a library […]

Every Picture Tells a Story

Every Picture Tells a Story

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Blog, Image Editing, Photography | 3 Comments

Pretty much every image that we provide to clients is retouched from simple overall adjustments to more involved composition editing. The first example shows a couple in the kitchen. The original or raw file had an overall dull appearance with a blue cast. Adjustments will be applied to the whole image—or in image speak, globally. […]

3 Days in South Carolina

3 Days in South Carolina

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Image Editing, Photography | One Comment

What, where, and how: A medical company that provides home dialysis solutions wanted to develop a library of images, both showing their products in a home setting and lifestyle shots. (For this post I’ll focus on the lifestyle photography.) Preparation: A beach house was rented in South Carolina for 3 days in January that we […]

The World in 360

The World in 360

Sometimes it’s difficult to describe a space with only words and images. This project involved just such a space. Our client provides security solutions. You may have passed through one of their scan units in an airport. They also have a unit that is mobile, supports 5 crew, and is able to scan commercial trucks. […]