I photograph a bit of everything. I just plain LOVE photography. There are very few subjects that don’t interest me in some way or another. Like cars. Recently I took some shots at an annual car show. I love the lines of cars and when you mix that with the reflections of lights you get […]
“Photoshop” – it’s become part of nearly conversation I have with clients these days (3 Penguins Photography). Can I? Yes. Do I? Most of the time, No! I, personally, like to capture real life. It’s what we look back at with fond memories. This is an interesting article. This topic seems to growing these days. […]
A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure to shoot the Koch Family Wedding. This time a wonderful young couple living in SoCal. It was an intimate wedding with some family and their closets friends. More pictures to come but here are a few preview shots.
Why does your food look different in the advertising than what is in the store? The reality is – if the ads looked like the food you purchased, you won’t buy it. The truth is, A LOT goes into food photography and giving our clients what they want and need. Okay, it’s from McDonald’s but […]
If photography is important to you, then check out this mini documentary. Bill Bonner presides over eight million images as the longtime keeper of National Geographic’s vintage collection. He’s a keeper not only of photographs, but memories—and he treats each like it’s the greatest treasure in the world. Read more about Bill Bonner and his […]
There’s so much more to photography than pressing the shutter button. The more you learn about photography the more you will discover how truly complicated it is. Professional photographers will invest a lot of time, money and other resources in order to learn their craft, their art. Granted, today’s cameras are pretty amazing. Even my […]
As a teacher I often hear, “I’m not worried. I’ll fix it in post.” Can you really fix it in post? It depends. If you’ve overexposed your shoot there’s not information to fix. If you’ve underexposed it, you do have more information but your quality will suffer when you attempt to “fix it”. What if […]
I’ve never lived IN Long Beach but lived near it since 1971. It’s gone through incredible transformation over those many decades – some good and some . . . . . not so good. In my opinion it’s on the upswing. Here’s some photos from Shoreline Village that I took. It’s a great day to […]