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Light and Dreams

Light is such a huge contributor to a successful shoot… well, light and attitude. You can have great light but if the attitude isn’t there, either on the part of the subject or photographer, then any success will be measured. I once photographed a group and could feel palatable tension.  The photographer’s mission is to […]

Down on the Bayou

I was down there in November for a brief moment.  Louisiana, that is. Except for photographing a law firm and its members, I was largely cloistered in the house of one of my sisters, processing images until 2 am, or at the nearby PJs, drinking coffee and… processing. I was finally able to break free […]

German precision? Mercedes and a 1956 Leica Summarit.

Picking up from the last post, the Leica Summarit was replaced by the Summilux line in 1961. The Leica Summilux is unquestionably one of the greatest lens ever produced with some of the most luxurious renderings ever.  Ever!  Of course, that luxury is expensive and my Zeiss Sony Planar 50 1.4 gives it a real […]

The Day of the Eclipse

So, this is a one-off post but the images have some character and there’s a small surprise at the end.  Small, I said. On the day of the recent eclipse, I went to Dodd Camera to return a rented Zeiss superwide lens. Then, given the Chicago neighborhood, I thought I’d park on one of those typical […]

The Kids Are Alright!

Blending a “Senior High” shoot with a “Childrens” session can be a bit of a challenge. Well, hardly children as the two young men are 18 and 16 but their sister, on the other hand, is 9 years old. With that, we met at Montrose Harbor in Chicago as the recently graduated senior enjoyed sailing […]