Photographing Kids

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Morning light photos with siblings

The mind screamed at the time on the watch. I was already running late, and I had about an hour-long morning commute ahead of me. But the heart said stop and look at the light. The late July sun had not yet fully bloomed, which meant soft light our bedroom. And there in the middle of our bed lay the newborn, Finn. Get the shot, the heart said. Use your camera for just for a few minutes. It’ll be worth...

Three truths that will improve your photography

During our lives and pursuits of being better photographers, moments of great consequence unveil themselves, induce goosebumps, and change the course of the direction we follow. If we’re paying attention. Like a lot of you, I began with a simple DSLR in my hands, and when I chose to improve my photography, I insatiably consumed every YouTube video, every how-to book, every resource I could find. I wanted the secret; the one that would unlock the potential I knew existed...

Photographing the first days of newborn Finn

I couldn’t recall the last time I put much thought into photography. Months maybe. Other than an hour of capturing maternity portraits of my wife on the Jersey Shore back in the Spring, I largely felt a diminished drive for photography. It’s not hard to see why. This year has been one of profound new beginnings. Most importantly I’ve transitioned from a stay-at-home Dad/freelancer to starting not one but TWO new full-time jobs. I’ve gone from commuting from the kitchen...