spotlight interview

Every week James Robinson features an interview on his blog with a photographer that has caught his attention.  And this week the privilege is mine - and you can read it here: spotlight interview - photographer Neil van Niekerk. And for no other reason than to spruce up this quickie post, here is one of my favorite images from a destination wedding I photographed in the  Read more inside...

finding the light

This web article was first posted in April '06 on the DWF, as a tongue-in-cheek reaction - or caustic response then, if you will - against the numerous articles and seminars where we photographers are urged to just look for the light. What triggered me to write this article in the first place, was that there seems to be a trend where use of flash is disdained in favor of  Read more inside...

flash photography & fireworks

photographing fireworks, using flash

Photographing people with fireworks in the background, is just an application of the technique known as dragging the shutter. I had the couple in an area where there wasn't much ambient light, so that I could light them mostly with flash. The strobe was a Quantum T2 with an umbrella, used in manual. My flash exposure was  Read more inside...