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Well to be honest I am extremely honored that they decided to chose my photo for the cover of the new manual.  Who are “they”, well it’s the California DMV and yep, that’s my photo on the cover of the 2014 Driver Handbook.  It’s an odd feeling knowing that thousands of people will see a photo that I took, and a printed version for that matter.

Golden Dawn

Golden Dawn

How did this opportunity present itself?  Full disclosure I do work for the DMV, but not as a Continue reading

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Maserati Granturismo

Maserati Granturismo

What’s the quickest way to improve my photography?

One of the easiest way to change your photographs dramatically is to change your stance.  Simple as it sounds it makes a huge difference.  Take a moment and think about the bulk of your photos, what were you doing? Standing is my guess.  Breaking this habit nets huge results.  Don’t be afraid to get a little bit dirty when you are out taking photos, at the same time prepare yourself, bring a blanket to get down on, a large trash bag on the ground can separate you and your camera from mud, some knee pads can be a savior, or just throw caution to the wind and do what you have to do to create your photograph (but be safe as well).  An easy example would be taking pictures of your kids, get down on their eye level and not only will your resulting composition be better but more than likely the  experience will be better for your child. Continue reading