Solar Eclipse 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017

Today was the day! The 2017 solar eclipse that traveled across the USA. I enjoyed the event on the ground of the Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation (DASEF) in Smyrna DE, along with a few thousand other folks. I wasn’t able to find a screw-on filter for my...
Black & White Flowers 2015

Black & White Flowers 2015

Every now and then I do a series of flowers in black and white. We always think COLOR when it comes to flowers, but black & white gives them a different dimension, with the plant’s delightful texture and shape becoming more prominent. It’s a chance to...
A handsome watch and the rule of thirds

A handsome watch and the rule of thirds

I’m primarily a jewelry photographer and although my clients often need what I consider to be boring shots on a white background, I am always happy when I can shoot something with a little more character. I frankly prefer shooting against dark backgrounds, so...
My Twist on Water & Oil Photography

My Twist on Water & Oil Photography

There are plenty of examples of water and oil photographs to be found online. The concept is simple enough – mix a little cooking oil in water, set above something colorful or contasty and shoot away! It’s a great way to get some totally fun abstract...
Flowers in Tonic

Flowers in Tonic

I got the idea for trying this while watching a friend’s gin-and-tonic delightfully bubble away at dinner. Not much explanation to go with these photos. Took a flower, put it in a large wine glass and covered it with tonic water. Toughest part was keeping the...
Super Macro Photography with AquaGems

Super Macro Photography with AquaGems

I try to avoid Michaels Arts & Crafts store like a recovering alcoholic avoiding a bar. I spend way too much time and money there everytime I set foot inside that delectably detestable consumer trap. But one excursion yielded what turned out to be a very creative...