Posts Tagged ‘photographers’

365 Day 18: Last Concert

365 Day 18: Last Concert

Sammy’s last orchestra concert for the year, she come a long way! She is very much enjoying playing the strings and will likely be taking acoustic guitar lessons this year to further her learning. Any reccommendations for schools? D300s || Micro Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 G || 1 /100s @ f/2.2 ISO 800 || Capture NX2 [...]


365 Day 17: Real Beauty

365 Day 17: Real Beauty

Took this shot on my iPhone- at this time, while other parts of the Southern US are getting ravaged by storms and tornados, we are treated to this. One of the many beauties of life; a vibrant sunset. I used Camera+ with the Clarity and Vibrant filters


365 Day 16: Juss One of Them Days

365 Day 16: Juss One of Them Days

Finally caught up on this project. It’s such a gloomy day today; dark, wet, and rainy- a recipe for laziness. I’m out on lunch with the wifey, a welcome change from my cubicle and the gloomy mood. Can I just go back to bed? Normally I’m a huge fan of quiet storms and the calmness [...]


365 Day 15: AJ’s Shirt of the Day

365 Day 15: AJ's Shirt of the Day

My son Atraiu was wearing this old school Run DMC shirt. Made me happy to see him wearin it after a long day of work yesterday. I took this shot exclusively with Instagram for the iPhone, I used the Gotham filter.


365 Day 13: Late Night Bubbly

365 Day 13: Late Night Bubbly

This post is a couple days late, and I’m putting out this disclaimer that this shot was taken the same night of Day 12. I couldnt resist it was a fun shot! This shot was taken just before midnight. The kids were all up hanging out late with their cousins, willfully and blatantly dismissing their [...]


365 Day 5: The Clan

365 Day 5: The Clan

Late nights make for a late post. Hung out with the entire clan yesterday at the house of Henny. My kids wanted to sleep over with all their cousins so the wifey and I had a nice quiet night alone. I thought about how different it will be when the youngest of all our buggers [...]


365 Day 4: Shing, Shing! A Rainy Day

365 Day 4: Shing, Shing! A Rainy Day

Late post, had alot going on yesterday. We had a beautiful week of weather only to hit a gloomy weekend. All day Friday the sun didn’t want to make an appearance. This shot is of my son Atraiu goin out to get the mail yesterday in the rain- right before he broke his umbrella. Of [...]


365 Day 1: Beginnings

365 Day 1: Beginnings

This is my first image, but my third attempt at a 365 blog. You can find my old 365 entries here Like the old saying goes, the wind from a door closing will open up another one. This time around I set a few rules for myself with this project, hopefully it helps me keep [...]


Define [suhk-ses]

Short post today. I found this video off stillmotion which includes some of my favorite photographers. For any of you looking to get inspired, each of these talented people will inspire you in their own way. Get to know their stories, and see how you can use the experiences of their journey to help you find [...]


Bulletproof: Aryll + Andrew

Bulletproof: Aryll + Andrew

Ask her, and their story started on the first day of high school. He says, it started in their junior year- the night after a fashion show benefit. According to Andrew, it was the same as many high school hook-ups. A friend of a friend said their friend likes you. So, you go scope out [...]


Jamie + Kevin: Olbrich Gardens Wedding

Jamie + Kevin: Olbrich Gardens Wedding

The morning started out cloudy and gloomy, but by the afternoon, the clouds broke and the sky cleared. So what began as a somber start to the day, turned into a beautiful sunny afternoon; perfect weather for an outdoor garden wedding! Olbrich Gardens is a popular venue for weddings on Madison’s East Side. Maybe it’s the lush 16 [...]


three . six . five [30] Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me

three . six . five [30] Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me

I LOVE taking macro shots. Entering the small world with a higher magnification lens is like entering an entirely new universe. When I am at home and I want to take Macro shots I normally don’t need to leave my property to find any subject matter; generally I don’t even have to leave my house [...]


three . six . five [29] Skelly’s Farm

three . six . five [29] Skelly’s Farm

Last night I decided that I would “disconnect” myself for the weekend. This meant no social networking, no Facebook and Twitter, no email. This was incredibly hard to do, considering my iPhone 4 keeps me connected ALL THE TIME. Being the only device I carry around with me it was hard not to answer or [...]


three . six . five [24] Spwite Pwease

three . six . five [24] Spwite Pwease

Last night I headed over to Buffalo Wild Wings, a popular sports bar around the US. The occasion was three-fold; celebrate the day my wife and I first met, a friends birthday, and to watch Randy Moss in his first game back with the Vikings (what happened last night Brent Favré?). It was a fun night, and I [...]


three . six . five [20] Bulletproof: Part II

three . six . five [20] Bulletproof: Part II

Went around Madison doing taking some more shots and footage for my sisters ‘Bulletproof’ project. I still don’t have too many details about this, but so far it seems to be for a vow renewal ceremony she is planning for later in the year.  The theme is “Bulletproof”. My younger brother primarily shot footage, but I was [...]


Jill + Ashton: Scatz Nightclub Wedding

Jill + Ashton: Scatz Nightclub Wedding

This past summer I was given the opportunity to photograph a 2-day wedding for a close friend. The first day, a traditional Laotian Ceremony called a “Su-Kwan” was held, I blogged about it here. It was an intimate and spiritual gathering and it was nice to experience something different. On the second day, a more [...]


three . six . five [19] CapTel Changes Lives

three . six . five [19] CapTel Changes Lives

For the past several years I’ve worked with Ultratec, Inc. They are a manufacturer of specially designed telephones for the deaf and hard of hearing. Their sister company, CapTel, Inc. provides the service for these special phones. The CapTel phone is designed to receive real time captions of a conversation, enabling the CapTel user to see and [...]


three . six . five [018] Scawee Face

three . six . five [018] Scawee Face

In the spirit of Haloween, I photoshopped my eldest daughter Camiya into a Samara look-alike. My son Atraiu saw the image and says “I want a ‘scawee’ face too!” I couldnt resist! (Samara is the cutie from the horror movie “The Ring”) This was a little more challenging as my son is to darn cute [...]


three . six . five [017] Shooting for the Stars

three . six . five [017] Shooting for the Stars

Yes, I’ve been putting up posting the past couple of days, and I feel REALLY guilty. But, I have been keeping busy shooting for both this project (and others!) as well as finishing some images from the last wedding. Hopefully over the next couple of days I’ll be ready to share some of the things I’m [...]


three . six . five [015] Bulletproof

three . six . five [015] Bulletproof

I am working with my sister on one of her evil genius plans (projects), this one is called “Bulletproof“. I don’t have a lot of details about the project yet, but I will be sure to update as I get more information. Today we shot at Garver’s Feed Mill, a long abandoned building in Madison, WI. The [...]


three . six . five [013] HDR

three . six . five [013] HDR

I read an article recently showcasing the work of Andrew Rees, where he took a beautiful black and white timelapse and converted it to HDR. HDR stands for High Dynamic Range and it is a technique where you take multiple shots of an image under different exposures and use third party software to merge them together. The result is [...]


three . six . five [012] Cars at Midnight

three . six . five [012] Cars at Midnight

Late last night I was in my kitchen grubbing out on a midnight snack. As I ate, I noticed son’s toy cars on our glass dinner table. I stared for a while and from my angle there was as nice reflection coming off the table surface and thought it would make for a good picture, [...]


three . six . five [011] Family Comes First!

three . six . five [011] Family Comes First!

Its about that time for Fall Family Portraits and I promised my wife that I would do portraits of our family first. So we took to the UW-Madison Arboretum in hopes that fall has touched us with its warm tones and colors (not on the South end of the Arboretum at least), however I think we [...]


three . six . five [009 + 010] Shoot for the Moon

three . six . five [009 + 010] Shoot for the Moon

Over the weekend I tried to capture any remnants of the Harvest Moon we had last week. This year though, its not your normal Harvest Moon when we have a full moon around the time of the autumnal equinox- simply, the Harvest Moon is the full Moon closest to that equinox. A Super Harvest Moon, [...]