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Color Contrast

It’s that time of the year again when the leafs turn those gorgeous yellows, oranges and reds. The color is seductive that it’s hard to put the camera down. What most don’t realize is that color can also be too overpowering. Pretty much every photographer has seen at some point a good fall color shot […]

October 7th, 2016 | Comments Off on Color Contrast

Use Light to Bring out the Details

A big part of aviation is actually the little parts. The details of each aircraft help to define that aircraft and need to be photographed individually as well as a whole. But how do you do that? One of the most romantic ways is to use a little spot lighting either with a flash, a […]

October 6th, 2016 | Comments Off on Use Light to Bring out the Details

Being Picky Can Be a Good Thing

How do you go from a good photograph to a great photograph? Sometimes there is no option. You get the subject you get with the light you get with the background you get and you have to make do. Sadly this happens more times then anyone would like but that is the natural of the […]

October 5th, 2016 | Comments Off on Being Picky Can Be a Good Thing

The Right Back up Body

This is a really important matter when it comes to your photography. We all have those moments when I our primary camera body goes down and has to be sent in. In the perfect world it happens right after a trip causing no discomfort. Unfortunately it usually happens right while your doing something. That’s why […]

October 4th, 2016 | Comments Off on The Right Back up Body

The Rewards of Teaching

When you start out in photography the only thing you think about is capturing images and making money. For most the thought of teaching others what you’ve learned can be daunting. That’s when those thoughts of doubt in your work can kick in. I know these thoughts and feelings all to well and honestly, it’s […]

October 3rd, 2016 | Comments Off on The Rewards of Teaching

Riding in History

The P-40’s were certainly the highlight of Atlanta Warbird Weekend but there were many other planes there to enjoy and some of those planes offered rides. Those that do aviation photography know the joy that comes when doing an air to air shoot. Being able to ride in one plane and photograph another. The same […]

September 30th, 2016 | Comments Off on Riding in History

The Hangar tells the Story

As I talked about in my post yesterday, the planes are not always the most important element in the story. At Dekalb Peachtree Airport, outside Atlanta GA, the Atlanta Warbird Weekend was held in part at the Epps Hangar. Mr. Pat Epps bought the hangar and started his business at the airport many many years […]

September 29th, 2016 | Comments Off on The Hangar tells the Story

Family’s are Important for Planes

A big part of aviation is the people that come out to see the planes. While the planes represent a significant historical look into the past, they are also a tool to get kids and veterans inspired and educated on what happened throughout WWII. The planes truly would not be here today if there was […]

September 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Family’s are Important for Planes

Five P-40’s Gets all the Attention

The Atlanta Warbird Weekend ended yesterday after two days of people coming out to see the five P-40’s that flew out for the event. It’s not very often that five P-40’s show up at any one event and the people that came out were true fans of the aircraft. Sunday people were staying until the […]

September 26th, 2016 | Comments Off on Five P-40’s Gets all the Attention

A Great Start to Atlanta Warbird Weekend!

I’m down in Atlanta this weekend for the Atlanta Warbird Weekend being hosted at Dekalb Peachtree Airport in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the American Volunteer Group. The Texas Flying Legends Museum brought their two P-40’s down for the weekend piloted by Bernie Vasquez and Steve-o Hinton. The planes and crews arrived yesterday bringing […]

September 23rd, 2016 | Comments Off on A Great Start to Atlanta Warbird Weekend!