Rained Out

Rained Out

I have been shooting photography for over 9 years now on and off. I began my career as a wedding photographer assistant/second shooter. Shooting for a living is very draining. Not only are you running the business end of things, but you’re also not shooting the projects you’re most passionate about. This depletes you physically from burning the candles at both ends, but it also drains your motivation, photography becomes a job ceasing the be the medium you once loved. But, every once in a while, something comes along that…

Canon’s 400mm f/2.8 Beast of a lens.

Canon’s 400mm f/2.8 Beast of a lens.

After receiving┬ásome more knowledge from my photography mentor, Janis Foley, I signed up for Canon Professional Services. One of the many benefits of this service is being able to try out any of their camera bodies or lenses one time each for free. This was prefect since I recently picked up a gig shooting for the Major League Lacrosse. I have always wanted to get into sports photography, but I didn’t know how to. Now I am in, and I get paid just enough to cover the cost of the…

Photography on a Whole New Scale

Photography on a Whole New Scale

The video below got me really excited about photography. I felt an excitement like I did when I took my first picture on a DSLR and heard the crisp snap of the mirror moving up and down in a fraction of a second, the pop of the strobe light attached to the top and the tiny little 1.8″ lcd screen of the Canon 1D lighting up with my very first picture. Yes this video gave me that kind of rush. How cool would it be to have all the time…

Switching From Video to Photo & Turning Tears to Cheers.

Switching From Video to Photo & Turning Tears to Cheers.

About two weeks before their wedding, Haley and Francisco decided they wanted a wedding videographer. Being that the time was short and the rest of their budget was low, their options were limited. That’s when Haley reached out to me. I had been wanting to move into the wedding video sector to expand what I can offer my clients. We agreed on a modest price and signed a contract. Two weeks later I was in Melbourne, Florida filming this beautiful bride get her hair and make-up done with a huge…