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108 Saint Vitus 2019

November 03, 2019 - picking up the camera in the mid 2000's to shoot gave me back a lot of the joy that I had in the late 80's when i'd just...
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Train

August 18, 2019 - Stop what you are doing now and go check out Corrado Photo for images from his Drummer Love project and to see some amaz...
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Quicksand - Crossroads NJ

June 30, 2019 - Quicksand Quicksand Quicksand
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Ellis Island with Nikon Z 7

October 19, 2018 - Take Save Ellis Island and add Nikon School for a workshop of only 26 people lead by Nikon Ambassador Joe McNally. Add a...
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Grade at Saint Vitus Brooklyn

November 20, 2017 - There aren't a ton of bands from that late 90's-early 2000's that mean more to me than Grade did. It was a time when I w...
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Caroline Pearce NYC Fightweek UFC 217

November 05, 2017 - Timing is everything. Wise people say it. Wiser people know it. A lot of life boils down to being in the right place at...
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Abandoned Beauty - Nikon D850 Edition

September 04, 2017 - Finally got to test the D850 in the type of places and situations that I love. Not that the US Open stuff wasn't fun and...
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Wildlife In Florida Winter 2016

December 30, 2016 - I love photography. I don't really care what I'm shooting in general i love being behind my Nikon. Whether it's a model...
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Burn Live at Saint Vitus Brooklyn

October 16, 2016 - Burn took the stage at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn and proceeded to rip through 13 songs with the precision of a jackhammer...
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Samba Party In Rio

August 05, 2016 - Traveling the world is not always what it is cracked up to be. You don't see the images of my coworkers and I trying to...
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Fitness In The Rubble Part 2 with Prime Omega Fitness

July 28, 2016 - Welcome back - for the first part of this post please visit Fitness In The Rubble Part 1 Shooting lit portraits on loca...
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Emiri in Greenwich Village with Speedlights Part 1

July 04, 2016 - July 4th weekend in Manhattan is amazing. No traffic, less people, and on this weekend perfect weather. I met up with Em...
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Modern Life is War

June 29, 2016 - Modern Life is War killed it two nights in a row during Bane's last weekend at the Palladium in Worcester Mass. I hadn't...
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The Great Wall of China Panoramas with Nikon D810

June 05, 2016 - if you've followed my blog at all you know that I am blessed to work at Nikon and I've had the opportunity to see things...
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Metropolitan Eagle Family with Nikon D5 and 600FL

April 12, 2016 - I've always loved animals. I've always liked photographing animals but because of my lack of one key thing I've always s...
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Burn - LiveLapse Shall Be Judged

April 03, 2016 - After the successful response to the previous timelapse i posted I decided to go through my Burn images and compile one...
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China With Off Camera Flash

March 04, 2016 - "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts"...
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NSFW - A Cold Cold Night in Providence

February 22, 2016 - If you read my posts you will have become familiar with some of the characters that I affectionately call my subjects. M...
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Strong Men and NYC SALT

February 21, 2016 - Some days your passions and your job come together. If you are really lucky those days are the majority. I'm really luck...
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Super Bowl 50 Jeep Commercial

February 09, 2016 - I've been a product of being in the right place at the right time more times than i can count. For every negative thing...
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Cherri Lee In Jail (An Abandoned Jail)

November 20, 2015 - If you follow me you realize I abandoned big lights a long time ago in favor of packing small. I followed that concept s...
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Behind The Scenes - Kelsey and The Motorcycle

October 20, 2015 - One of the things that I personally take pride in is when I get to revisit a subject and try to improve upon whatever I...
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Why I Love the Creative Lighting System

September 23, 2015 - if you read this blog (and I hope you do for solely egotistical reasons as I don't advertise on it, I have no kick backs...
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Step By Step Set Up of Nikon CLS for Cameras that Have A Pop Up Commander

June 29, 2015 - This tutorial is for optical Line Of Sight control of Nikon Speedlights from Nikon cameras that are part of the Nikon Cr...
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Crossfit Jessa

June 15, 2015 - I'd shot with Jessa before and had a good time but I didn't think I'd captured how hard she was working on her crossfit...
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Cold Weather Shooting With CLS and Jessa

February 25, 2015 - If you live in the Northeast you expect January and February to be cold. You don't expect the cold that we've had this y...
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Dynamic Range Nikon D810

December 03, 2014 - Dynamic Range is a word that gets thrown around a lot in photographic circles. Unlike many of the hip words, concepts, a...
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In Flight With Smurfasaur

November 24, 2014 - Sometimes you get lucky. Smurfasaur left a message on my model mayhem page. I reached out saying that if she were ever i...
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George Washington (Bridge) Vs K

September 13, 2014 - As I said in my last post I haven't shot a lot of personal work of late but this week I got two shoots in. K is not a "...
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Narcissa In Latex - Abandoned Beauty

June 21, 2014 - Narcissa and I both had birthdays this week (shhh - I won't tell you who is older). We hadn't shot in about 5 years. May...
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Martine At The Junkyard

May 24, 2014 - I love speedlights. Love them. Here is a shot with two SB's. One 910 and a 700. The main light is a bare SB-700 overhead...
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Narcissa

May 08, 2014 - I've been shooting Narcissa for over 5 years. While my style has changed she has remained the same. Shot with D800 and...
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Long Exposure Shenanigans Valley of Fire

April 17, 2014 - managed to escape into the desert with Gabriel Biderman and Matt Hill for some night shenanigans during my NAB trip with...
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Football In The Fall

October 22, 2013 - This post is another of those I love my job posts. As many of you know about 3 months ago I took a job with Nikon Profes...
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White Coat - Dirty Room

October 10, 2013 - Juxtaposition: Putting two things side by side especially for the purpose of comparison. I love putting models in pla...
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Retro Fashion In Black And White

October 09, 2013 - Sahrye is one of my fave models. She's appeared here before. One of the things I love about her is that she can be a cha...
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Bulldog On a Log

September 30, 2013 - GoGo is everything you get in a bulldog. Affectionate silly stubborn and loud.
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Abandoned

September 30, 2013 - graffiti covered walls in an abandoned building. Shot with D800 and 24 1.4
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New York City Skyline

September 29, 2013 - from Brooklyn Bridge Park at the Boat Launch -
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Walter Sickert and The Army of Broken Toys

September 22, 2013 - Imagine if you will a Coney Island sideshow and throw an odd assortment of instruments into the mix and a touch of the b...
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Tennis In Flushing - The U.S Open 2013

September 06, 2013 - I've gone from a guy that never really shot sports to a guy that is shooting a bunch of them. The reason I never did was...
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Independence Day

July 07, 2013 - Messing around with the Nikon CLS system at the beach on the 4th of July. Zoe and Cat as always are my semi-willing mode...
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4th Of July Fireworks Coney Island

July 05, 2013 - I've been shooting a long time and I've shot lots of different stuff. One of the things I never shot were fireworks. I'v...
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Abandoned Detroit In Color

May 30, 2013 - I don't often shoot without models. It takes a totally different mindset for me to go from an average shutter speed of o...
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Fisher Body 21 In Detroit

May 30, 2013 - Detroit. Detroit resonates with me for some reason. From the fairly obvious to something much less so. I'd never been to...
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Sahrye - Glamour In Abandoned Spaces

May 25, 2013 - Anyone that knows me realizes that I get bored easily and that traditional studio photography bores me. the old F8 and f...
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Non-Model Models - Model For A Day

May 16, 2013 - Due to circumstance and availability I have spent the majority of my photographic career (very loose translation) shooti...
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Golden Sequins Vs Bare Speedlight

May 11, 2013 - Danielle Graves perched high on a wall in a hotel parking structure. One speedlight aimed bare with the sun for fill....
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Hitchhiking In Denver

May 11, 2013 - Danielle Graves looking for a ride in the blue skies of Denver
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Beautiful And Pregnant

May 03, 2013 - There are shoots that you regret in life. Notice I said shoots. If you read it quick you may think you read shots. I don...
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Owl Of A Day

May 02, 2013 - I like owls. I've been blessed to take a few very (to me) cool owl photos. One of these days I'd love to see one in the...
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Jelly Fish Versus Speedlight

April 25, 2013 - don't forget to take your speedlights even when you think they might not be needed. These images of Jellyfish were taken...
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Thanks to Everyone That Made it To the @BHEventSpace and Info For May 11th Model Walk

April 24, 2013 - Can't say thanks enough to everyone that made it out to my event at the B&H Event Space. It was great to see some famili...
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Packing Small And Shooting Big

April 22, 2013 - Tomorrow I will be at the B&H Event Space for my presentation Off Camera Flash - Packing Small and Shooting Bi g which w...
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Ukranian Bombshells Vs 40's Style Glamour

April 17, 2013 - Two black and whites with dramatic head to toe fall off in order to create a silhouette with the dress but keep the focu...
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Days In The Desert

April 16, 2013 - Back to another shot of Chelsea Dawn in Southern Nevada. I was lucky enough to be invited out by one of the nicest guys...
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Chelsea Dawn - A Black and White and a Color Shot

April 13, 2013 - Chelsea Dawn in the desert using High Speed Sync (Auto FP) to control depth of field and exposure. I shot these images w...
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Chelsea Dawn In Nevada

April 12, 2013 - My vanilla job brings me to lots of places and into contact with some great people. This past week I was in Las Vegas fo...
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the gear you have

April 01, 2013 - when i'm teaching regardless of what techniques i am showing or explaining it seems that the student will inevitably ask...
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Sin And Satin Corset Shoot

March 31, 2013 - worked with the fine people at Sin & Satin Corset's this week. as is often the case with plans - they fall through. Goo...
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The Incredible Suzy Cam

March 30, 2013 - going back to the well because I like the set so much - Suzy rocks....
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Sin & Satin Corsetry

March 30, 2013 - Shot on 03.28.13 - Normal shooting day - decent light on the way to shoot. Some blue in the sky. Nice clouds. Some turbu...
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Beauty Foster Part 1

March 30, 2013 - I hadn't shot Ms Foster in a couple of years. I had really liked the older images of her but they were not what I will c...
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When Life Gives You Variety - Shoot!

March 29, 2013 - I had the past week off from the Vanilla job and I turned it into a really nice week to update my port and it's not done...
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Boredom

March 27, 2013 - Boredom for a photographer can be a boon or a curse. I guess it comes to the glass half full vs half empty type of argum...
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Boudoir - Slightly Naughty

March 27, 2013 - I know as well as anyone that taste is in the eyes, ears, mouth, and fingers of the beholder. (well taste is really just...
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Smoking

March 27, 2013 - Doing some house cleaning and came across a few images that I always really liked but didn't really have a proper outlet...
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April 23 @ The B&H Event Space - Packing Small And Shooting Big

March 26, 2013 - Come say hi to me in person and pick my brain over some of the techniques I use to get (hopefully) great results from sm...
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Suzy Cam - Beauty Vs Grit

March 26, 2013 - The Lastolite EZYBox pushing some super soft light onto a very rough scene - Suzy Cam showing poise and grace in a dirty...
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Jailed - Or how to spend a Tuesday Morning

March 26, 2013 - Spent the morning with Suzy Cam. Fun shoot in a spot that I really love. Couldn't have asked her to do much more than sh...
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Behind the Scenes and Other Images

March 25, 2013 - Behind the scenes with the Impact Quikbox
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Chicago Recap

March 25, 2013 - Turned out to be an exciting weekend in Chicago - Got to shoot two fun models and hang out with my friends over at Rocky...
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Black and White Chicago With Ana Stasia

March 25, 2013 - Ana Stasia braving the chill next to the Chicago River
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Thank You

March 21, 2013 - Thanks for the love - taking small steps and happy you are all along for the ride. If you or anyone you know would look...
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Chicago Here I Come

March 21, 2013 - I'll be in Chicago Saturday and I'm looking for models - if you are in the area or know someone that is and would look g...
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First Class Of Spring - Learn to Get Big Light Results with Speedlights @ B&H Event Space

March 20, 2013 - Off Camera Flash - Packing Small and Shooting Big Tuesday, April 23, 2013 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ B&H Event Space Speake...
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Welcome To The WorkShops and Classes Page

March 17, 2013 - Welcome to the JCPhoto&Media Workshops and Classes page. Here is where you can find out where and what I'll be teaching...
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