Self portrait, take 1

I’m not used to being in front of the camera, but after seeing a could of pretty cool self portraits on the interwebs, I got inspired to do my own. Here are two for your enjoyment. The second one really shows that I need a haircut — and a shave! To see me smiling, you’ll have to head on over… Read more →

The surveyor

I’ve seen this guy hanging out up on his perch for the past few days during my morning commute. He didn’t seem to mind me taking his picture, though I’m sure his nest isn’t too far away. Read more →

Rachael and Chris, a sneak peek

No wedding ever goes according to plan. When you go to plan your wedding, accept that fact and you’ll have the best time of your life. This wedding was no exception. First, we had a week of gorgeous weather only to get snowed on the night before (nearly 3 inches on the ground!). Second, the church was a photographer’s dream… Read more →

Painting with light

The other day, I was talking with a gal about doing photos for her upcoming album and we got to talking about fun things you can do with lighting at night. So, as a refresher/test of the types of things we might be doing for her album, I headed out to the shores of Lake Monona the other night to… Read more →

Megan + Justin :: cold weather, warm hearts

It’s cold here in Wisconsin. You may not expect to be outside taking a lot of pictures at a wedding this time of year, but Megan and Justin don’t listen to the naysayers. Yup, that’s right, Megan and Justin are tough as nails and are willing to do what it takes to get the picture that they’ll remember for years… Read more →

Lensbaby experiments (and a quick review)

I picked up a used Lensbaby the other day. I’ve been wanting to play around with one for a while and when I saw a used one on Craigslist for a good price, I snatched it up. This morning, I did some experiments with it so I could get a feel for how well it would perform. The model I… Read more →

A cold kick-off to the 2010 wedding season

Aaron and Melanie are now forever known as Mr. and Mrs. They got married this past Saturday at the Madison Club in Madison, WI. It’s a safe bet that if you book a wedding in Madison in January, it will be cold. Sure enough, the high for the day was 14 degrees. Luckily, though, the sun was out and they… Read more →