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December 20, 2019

Revisiting an old photoshoot can sometime reveal new things A while back I did a video on how I thought that Photoshop post-processing skills are now becoming as important as photo shooting skills. This video confirms some of my ideas that Photoshop editing skills are not only as important but, at times, can be more [...]

December 19, 2019

I have been working with Luminar 4 for the past month now and I think I have finally gotten a hold on the ins and outs of Luminar 4. For this reason, I believe that I am ready to give you a review of the software. My review concentrates on what I see as the [...]

November 4, 2019

Recently I had the chance to work with a circus artist called Thula. Thula specializes in aerial hoop and a bit of contorsion. She had contacted me about 2 years ago to do a shoot but schedules never worked out. It had a great deal to do with the fact that most circus artists get […]

August 9, 2019

When gear really does count A while back I was working on nailing a contract with a prospective fashion client to film their behind the scenes video. I did not have that much behind the scenes stuff to show them but I did show them a low-budget production I had done all alone with nothing [...]

May 23, 2019

Boudoir taking on a life of its own   Sometimes a photoshoot can take on its own life. It can be planned or it can be something that happens off the cuff. No matter how well planned, you sometimes end up with lackluster results. Photoshoots can also end up giving you great results even though [...]

May 7, 2019

The Fujifilm X-T3 and the X-T30   The Fujifilm XT30 is a little beast and can be considered as the X-T3's little brother. Anyone who is familiar with the relationship between the XT2 and the XT20 will realize that Fuji's philosophy is to always come up with a flagship model and offer a less filled [...]

September 17, 2018

Is the Fujifilm X-T2 and the Fujifilm X-T3 different? When you decide to actually do a video about the fujifilm X-T2 vs the Fujifilm X-T3 and you see the two camera bodies, you have to start wondering, or at least hoping, that your first impressions are wrong. They are both look so similar. Photo taken [...]

December 18, 2017

Who is Florence? Almost five years ago I met Florence Amar. She was part of the recreational center program for promising circus artists. She developed into an amazing and accomplished circus athlete and artist. Not only in her beauty and shape but also in her professionalism and discipline that is, still to this day, second [...]