Photoshop World 2014 – Atlanta

Photoshop World 2014 – Atlanta

Another Photoshop World is in the bag. This year Photoshop World was held in Atlanta for the first time and it was a great experience. This was my ninth time as an instructor, but the first time that I taught in the actual Photoshop track. More on that a little later....
Los Tigres Del Norte – Concert Shoot

Los Tigres Del Norte – Concert Shoot

A few weeks ago (right before leaving for Photoshop World and vacation) I photographed the Los Tigres Del Norte concert at the Valley View Casino Center.   The night did not start off well. The lighting for the opening acts was low, flat and boring and I did not...
The End of “How I Met Your Mother”

The End of “How I Met Your Mother”

Last night was the final episode of How I Met Your Mother. I will admit that I am a fan of the show and have watched the story of Ted, Robin, Lily, Marshall and Barney since the first episode. Tough to believe that was 9 full seasons ago. The reason I am writing a...
Umphrey’s McGee – Concert Shoot

Umphrey’s McGee – Concert Shoot

Umphrey’s McGee is a rock band originally from Indiana, whose music is often called “progressive improvisation” which to me sounds like a fancy way to say jam band. The band consists of Brendan Bayliss (guitar and vocals), Jake Cinninger (guitar and...
Bye Bye Calumet

Bye Bye Calumet

Calumet Photo has closed its door after 75 years. No final sale, no real information, just a note on their Facebook page: After 75 years of business it is with a heavy heart that we announce our immediate closing in the United States (our European stores will...
All Access – The Concert Photography Book

All Access – The Concert Photography Book

Recently, I have been getting a lot of questions through my website about the basics of concert photography. From what gear to use to how to get a photo pass. There is a great resource for concert photographers, one I am particularly proud of. All Access: Your...
Photographing Warped Tour – Some Advise

Photographing Warped Tour – Some Advise

In the past few weeks, I have received quite a few emails from photographers wanting to know how to get credentials to photograph the Warped Tour 2014. I thought it would be simpler to just write a blog post about it that answer all the individual emails. The first...
Tribute to the Reggae Legends Festival 2014

Tribute to the Reggae Legends Festival 2014

Tribute to the Reggae Legends Festival was formerly known as the Bob Marley Day and has been an annual event in San Diego for more than 3o years. This year the festival returned to the Valley View Casino Center and I spent the day photographing some great reggae...
Nikon D4s is now official and available for pre-order

Nikon D4s is now official and available for pre-order

Nikon has are it official, the new flagship camera is the Nikon D4s with a price tag of $6496.95 and available on March 6. This camera is an upgrade to the D4 which was released back in 2012 and improves on the features most likely to appeal to photographers shooting...
Nico Vega – Concert Shoot

Nico Vega – Concert Shoot

This post is partly about photographing Nico Vega when they opened for the Imagine Dragons on February 15 at the Valley View Casino Center here in San Diego and it is partially why I will always say yes when asked if I want to photograph the opening act. when I saw...
Photoshop World – Atlanta 2014

Photoshop World – Atlanta 2014

It’s hard for me to believe but Photoshop World is less than 2 months away. For the first time ever, Photoshop World will be held in Atlanta at the Cobb Galleria Centre. And for the first time, i have a special discount code that will get you $50 off the...
Imagine Dragons – Concert Shoot

Imagine Dragons – Concert Shoot

Imagine Dragons, the hugely popular band from Las Vegas played a sold out show at the Valley View Casino Center on February 15, 2014. It was an interesting shoot and while I am happy with the images, there were moments of real frustration. The LED lighting was tough...
Water Polo

Water Polo

I have been working on some new Fuel Books for Peachpit dealing with photographing sports. Yesterday I shot rugby and water polo and just wanted to share this shot. I just loved the intensity in the young players eyes. More to come very soon..   Share...
Lightroom for the iPad

Lightroom for the iPad

According to the Apple news website 9to5Mac, (read the full story HERE) this page appeared on the Adobe website and was then promptly pulled. It shows a subscription based Lightroom for mobile for $99 a year. Details are sketchy since the product is obviously not...
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