Meet the Photographer
An international award winning, certified professional photographer with work published nation wide in both print and online. I am a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) and am always willing to help other photographers grow.
I teach classes for beginners to professionals and also offer private/semi-private mentoring.
Choosing your Engagement Session Clothes Recently I did a Facebook Live post about how to choose the clothes you wear to your engagement session. This was in response to several brides in the area asking what to wear. So this is for photographers and...read more
How to Photograph Fireworks It's time again to offer up a few helpful tips for those photography buffs so they can take advantage of a fun photo opportunity. Independence Day is right around the corner and the fireworks display in Grand Haven, MI is quite a show....read more
For Photographers - Color processing matters Today I'm going to approach a subject that I want to be careful not to step on any photographer's toes. There are several approaches of processing photos and I have illustrated a few below. The first image is pretty...read more
Photographers - Lens Focal Length Matters The two images below illustrate a very important lesson in regards to lens focal length. The top image clearly makes the bride and groom look like they're giants compared to the bridal party. The bottom image makes them look...read more
For Photographers - Posing Matters Continuing in my series for photographers, this is the second article in an ongoing effort to open the dialogue with other photographers to help us all grow in our craft. The first one covered natural light or flash options. This...read more
RAW file editor FREE - Dxo Optics Pro V9 Whether you know it or not, your camera likely can take images in two formats, RAW & jpg. Even most of today's cellphones have the capability to shoot RAW files. What are RAW files and why do you need them? We've all seen the...read more
For Photographers - Light Options - Natural or flash I have been receiving many requests for tips and instructions from other photographers about my processes and style of shooting. So today I am beginning a new series of blog posts aimed at photographers. However,...read more