Smith Stock

One of the many reasons that I love this new direction of photography is that it gives me a lot of opportunities to just get outside and shoot great stock imagery. It also helps that I live here in Bend where there’s so much diversity of landscape and sports to […]

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The Real Moments

Creating authentic people portraits is all about connection. The photographer has the dual task of forming a connection with the subject which helps that person open up and be vulnerable with you, and then create a photograph which inspires a connection between the viewer and the subject in the photograph. […]

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Bend Oregon Headshot

Studio Headshots

What photographer doesn’t have a decent headshot of themselves? This is 2017 after all and personal connection is a huge factor in business success. Well… I didn’t… It’s true. For years I’ve never had a real portrait of myself. For whatever reason, I just never made it a priority. I finally […]

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The Love of Thousands

A few days ago I was thinking about setting some goals for myself in my photography. One of them was that I want to photograph something that no one has ever seen before… Then it occurred to me, that I just did that… Last week… Maybe it wasn’t obvious to […]

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Off The Beaten Path

Alisa and her cousin Charae invited me out to photograph them at Cannon Beach on their last day in Oregon during their road trip from San Francisco to Seattle. I’ve actually known Alisa for several years as we worked alongside each other at several weddings back at our home in […]

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