Photographing a Rave

Photographing a Rave

Since 2011 I have photographed quite a few electronic dance music shows… I have photographed a lot of big names in the EDM shows from Tiesto to Armin van Duuren. I usually stay away from the stage and focus on the crowd and the view from the crowd. I love using...
ISO 101 Article – Photoshop User Magazine

ISO 101 Article – Photoshop User Magazine

I am really happy to announce that I have a great article in the new issue of Photoshop User magazine. The article covers the basics of ISO and includes samples of different ISOs from 100 – 25,600. I really need to thank the crew over at Kelby One for making my...
Guest on Glyn Dewis Podcast

Guest on Glyn Dewis Podcast

I am honored to be the guest on my friend Glyn Dewis Podcast today. He asked me to do a little video on how I do my post production. Everything in the video is done in Adobe Camera Raw but you could do it in Lightroom. A few quick edits can make a huge difference....
My day with ACCEPT

My day with ACCEPT

Heavy metal legends ACCEPT have a new album coming out this summer called Blind Rage. They are also getting ready to hit the road throughout Europe and Australia. This last weekend they made it out to the West Coast to shoot a new music video. I am not going to tell...
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...
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