Wednesday, June 29, 2011


I ordered a few colored backgrounds for a family portrait project this summer. This is a test shot I did today. Click it for a larger version.
D700 - Nikkor 85 1.8 - 20% grid on background - main light right - fill left.
Need to mess around with the background light a little - not quite the way I want it to pop.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Palmer Girls Cupcakes

Julia and Olivia made the BEST cupcakes yesterday afternoon, I went in the kitchen and was like "If I was not lazy I would shoot that for Stock", so I did a quick set up on the cutting board and fired off a couple shots. Great job Palmer Girls.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Friday, June 24, 2011

Scallop Ceviche

Bay Scallops, Jalapeno, Shallot, OJ, Lime Juice,Tomato, S & P

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Enzo Fargione of Elisir

I had the great pleasure of working with Chef Enzo Fargione today! He is smack in the middle of opening Elisir in the Penn Quarter in Washington DC. We had a Capital Portrait theme for the session - and I think we nailed some of the shots - These are a few of my favorites --- so far.

D700 - Nikkor 24-70 VR - SB800

Friday, June 3, 2011

Smoked Salmon

Today I smoked salmon for the first time. After some great tips from friends, David and Paul, I soaked filets in a brine overnight, fired up the smoker, I shot the process for my stock portfolio over at