Posts in Photography
Powerful Portrait Prime Lens - Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 Review

This past weekend, I had a chance to try out the Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 E-Mount lens. Here's what I found out after using it. 

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How I Photographed Hanson and Icona Pop - 4 Concert Photography Tips

Taking photos during a concert can be a challenge. Here are four tips to help you improve your concert photography. 

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5 Reasons Why The Canon 5D Mark IV Is A Great Choice For Startups

After spending a week hands on with the Canon 5D Mark IV, it’s proven to be a solid powerhouse for delivering high resolution images for clients. Here’s 5 reasons why I would recommend the Mark IV for startups.

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Best Reads in Photography This Week - 2/1

A lot of articles have come out on what’s happening in the photography world. Here are my favorite articles and videos this week.

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CES 2019, Nikon, and Atomos: Updates and News

I’m a photographer, and more often than not, I’m a one-man operation. I use a tool, a camera, to do my job, so I try to pay attention to developments in my industry to know what the current trends are to make better decisions for both future investments, and what clients are looking for when it comes to delivering the most value and the best experience.

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Back in the Streets

Happy New Year! I hope that your holiday was awesome and that you're excited for the potential of a new year. This time of the year is often saturated with people proclaiming their resolutions, but I personally want to focus more on goals. Goals can be measured, they can be tracked, and they can be worked towards, especially if they're very specific. 

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2018: The Year in Review ​

2018 has been a long year, what feels like eons. I've spent a lot of this year here, in Seattle, working on various projects for clients across the country. A few projects that I had the pleasure of working on provided a lot of lessons. to take into 2019. Here are some of my favorite ones.

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Three Reasons to Get Out Your Comfort Zone

Much of my time shooting editorial content is spent in urban environments, either in a studio or out on the streets. While I highly enjoy spending time in those places, it can lead to stagnation. So this past weekend, I escaped from Seattle to head out to Snoqualmie Pass to shoot with Jessica. Learned a good bit while shooting out there that you can takeaway with you.

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Southern Comforts

I just got back from New Orleans this weekend, and I’m still recovering, but it was an amazing experience. For my first time being down south and in that city, it felt like places traversed before and completely new. Streetcars on Canal St framed by palm trees just outside the French Quarter. Lush and humid, the city was bursting with character that provided plenty of inspiration to capture.

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Sony #BeAlpha Seattle and Hiatus

Last night here in Seattle, Sony held a community event, inviting the photography community at large to come, have fun, try out various Sony Alpha bodies and lenses, and shoot different subjects in different scenarios while mingling over cocktails and color science.

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Three Steps to a Successful Commercial Los Angeles Shoot

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.

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Nikon Z7 | Hands-On Preview & First Impressions

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. 

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Thoughts on the Nikon Z + DJI Mavic 2 Pro & Zoom

Last week, the floodgates were opened on official news from both Nikon and DJI on their newest tech after what seemed to be months of leaks and rumors. Nikon offered up their new mirrorless camera line, the Z Series, a clear response to Sony's own mirrorless lineup and the shift that it they have caused in the industry by rapidly delivering multiple iterations of cameras over the past few years. 

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