Commercial shoots tend to have a lot moving parts to them. There’s shot lists, organization, and making sure that all parties on board are on the same page. Here are three things that will help you have a successful shoot.Read More
Last night in Seattle, WA, local camera shop Glazer's had a special event for photographers and videographers in the area who wanted to check out the latest offering from Nikon. With the recent announcement of the Nikon Z Series, a new lineup of cameras and lenses for the brand, they've been doing events over the country for creatives to come and try out their latest piece of hardware.Read More
This weekend has been a refreshing trip to Los Angeles. Landing before the sun could break through overcast skies on Saturday, I spent the first few hours shooting both outside of LAX to capture an undercarriage of an airplane landing…Read More
I've made it no secret that I love Los Angeles. It's a beautiful, sprawling city with so much history, and a hub of the entertainment world. Working with entertainers and talent, giving them images that they can use for promo, marketing and behind the scenes, it's a city I want to get way more familiar navigating.Read More
I've been trying to come up with a new project for YouTube, something I would get enjoyment out of making. What I ended up with was coming back here to the blog as a reference point, and looking at a post I made, called "Starter Series". The initial concept of that post was to give myself the advice I wish I had been given when I was first starting out with buying equipment for photography.Read More
Hi there. It's Chris. If you're reading this, you may have noticed it got quiet around here. Really, really quiet. There's good reason for that, and I'll explain.
When starting out in photography, you might not have access to the best lenses. If you're lucky enough to jump into this with a 24-70mm f/2.8 lens, more power to you. But for the rest of us, we might start from a more humble origin, in the form of kit lenses.Read More
When it comes to future work, I'm looking at video monopods. They cover so many bases, it's hard to compete for run and gun jobs. Here are three reasons why video monopods are wonderful and would make a great addition to your kit.Read More
When it comes to editing video content as of late, my process has been to shoot in the highest quality format I can, and then to take that footage and organize it onto my MacBook Pro’s internal SSD. Having everything on a drive that fast makes it easier to do edits versus running them off an external hard drive.Read More
In life, failure is inevitable, and as an entrepreneur, that lesson is something that we face more often than we would care to admit.
Recently, I was walking door to door to businesses that fit with my own sense of design and personality. While most of them gave no response, there was one who had a moment.Read More
Another weekend brings another opportunity to get outside and shoot. I've always loved the photography in fashion/style magazines such as GQ, so I'm bringing some aesthetic to my personal shoots. This week is based on two looks that work well in Seattle's super wet April.Read More