Pinterest was a buzz this year with a photo of a wedding party running from a snarling, blarling, T-Rex dinosaur baddie, a funny little throwaway photo that probably wouldn’t make the final album, but served for some serious laughs for the wedding party and probably the photographer. I’m not sure whose idea it was (photographer or bride/groom), but the Internet went crazy for what social media dubbed, “the greatest wedding photo of all time!*”
I’ll admit I thought it was clever. Maybe even more clever than the beautiful Asian couple fighting their way through an engagement session filled with a mob(?) of assailing zombies. Honestly, I didn’t give it much thought (aside from mocking my journalistic upbringing for making me so blind to the artistic possibilities of inserting historical monsters/kaiju into wedding portraiture). Read more…
Not sure how many of you fine people have found yourself reading a review of a lens and wondered, “bokeh, what the hell are they talking about?” Well don’t be alarmed, you’re among friends.
Basically, ‘bokeh’ (pronounced BOH-KAY) is a fancy word for ‘blur.’ That’s the long and short of it. Why we need another word for blur I’m not really sure, but the Japanese have words and sometimes we like to steal them. Maybe it’s to make ourselves feel more educated or sophisticated, but it just sounds like doctor-speak to me. Read more…
"Kevin came to our home on a bright fall day and photographed the kids playing outside in the leaves. This experience was so much easier than trying to get our four young girls to stand still and pose in a studio. The photos were perfect and the girls had a blast!"
Here’ s my latest video… and yes, I’m sure you’re saying, “latest video? I never saw a first video … or a second video??”
This will soon be a regular feature on the site, showcasing some of the videos that I’m shooting for The Courier-Journal here in Louisville. Let me know what you think in the comments below. Enjoy the first of many.
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