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My 50th Anniversary

Dear My Photo Advisor followers, This is my 50th year as a professional photographer, a photo teacher, and a member of the photo community. Over the years I've worn many hats in photography. I've done weddings, animals, sports, portraits, and environmental...

My Latest Photo Exploration

Most photographers and artists eventually find a theme, subject, or concept that excites them and becomes a thread that runs through their work. For me, it is 'Light as a Subject.' Of course, the root of the word photography comes from the Greek phrase...

How to Unload Unwanted Photo Gear

With the switch to digital many of us have cameras, lenses, and all sorts of other photo equipment stacked up in the closet. For the longest time, I collected items for my students and donated (with a tax receipt) to local photography teachers. Many teachers still...

Working with Light: Popup Flash

This year will be my 50th as a photographer. As a professional, I’ve done just about every type of photography including wedding, portrait, sports, nature, and even for a period of time, a zoo photographer. Now at the ripe old age of 68, I’m now a photography teacher...