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Not a lot of pictures, Fine Photography.

It’s senior portrait season, take a look at my work, it’s refined! My 30 years in the field photographing, industry leaders, or your son or daughter shows!  Often, I am not anymore expensive than those with just months of ‘experience.’

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Telling the story of Engineering and Science

Once again 2016 had me visiting dozens of laboratories to create images to help explain the story of science and engineering.

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Dr. Amy Brewster, Purdue University

Dr. Jian-Kang Zhu Purdue University

Dr. Jian-Kang Zhu, Purdue University

 

Dr. Alexander Chubykin

Dr. Alexander Chubykin, Purdue University

Also posted in Biotech, Commercial photography, Editorial Work, Purdue

Photographing my nephew’s wedding (for fun).

The market for wedding photographers is very saturated.  I started photographing the occasional wedding more than 20 years ago, when my brother in law liked my “gift” photos better than the ones he paid for.  Over the past few years I haven’t had much call to photograph weddings, so much so I get more calls to “fix” wedding photos done by other photographers.  This photographer has photographed three Presidents (for news services), many CEO’s for corporate reports, the Dali Lama, along with the first and last men to walk on the moon (in one photo with a University President).  I am called on for my skills when people can’t roll the dice.0006Ceas-30031Ceas-20020Ceas-2 0021Ceas-20012Ceas-2

 

Fine Portraits on Film in the year 2015?

I do plenty of fine work with my digital equipment.  That said, I hang many prints in my south facing windows.  I have some silver halide (black and white) prints that are some 50 years old, along with some of my own that are past a decade.  They do not degrade, which is something that can’t be said for color and especially color “giclee” (inkjet) prints.  I will continue to make color prints, but always tell the client that UV glass is needed, and display near the sun, should in all cases be avoided.

If you have the inclination, I can, and still do make traditional (silver halide) Black and White Selenium toned prints. I do more than “take pictures,” I make “portraits for the ages,” in more ways than one. These prints also just have a resonance and depth that is very hard if not impossible to beat with more modern digital capture and printing.

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Also posted in black and white, Editorial Work, Portraits, portraits for the ages