Environmental Portraits of Family, Friends and Strangers

When I’m behind the camera one of my favorite subjects to shoot is environmental portraits. It is also one of the hardest things to do. Putting a camera in someone’s face and releasing the shutter can be intimidating. It feels slightly uncomfortable and I don’t want the subject feeling uncomfortable. As a photographer I feel compelled to demonstrate respect…

About the Header – Three Friends

Living overseas has sometimes been very difficult.  It’s full of adventure, nothing is easy, nothing is predictable and sometimes it can be a little overwhelming.  Our family, friends and culture exist 7,000 miles away across a large ocean, but we continue to remain overseas by choice.  There’s something addicting to the chaos of an unpredictable…

What Happened to This Guy?

I was blogging for a graduate class that Laura and I are taking and wrote the following post and thought it might be interesting for family and friends to see too. ______________________________________________________________ I had to laugh when I saw this photo. While looking for an appropriate avatar for my COETAIL (Certificate of Educational Technology and…

Friends and Family

After more than 2200 photos from our trip home there a few that stand out.  As always it’s friends and family that make our trips home so much fun.  Here’s a collection of some friendly faces we saw.

HK in B&W

Last week I had the pleasure of shooting in one of my favorite cities with my favorite photographer, my dad. My dad came out to Taiwan for a one week trip that included 2 nights and 3 days in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is an amazing city and no matter how many times you go…