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benjamin
December 7, 2021
Event Pet Photography

Event portraits - can it be done quickly and reliably? Some photographers make a bulk of their revenue off of holiday portraits, be it with Santa, or the Easter Bunny, or other holiday-based...

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benjamin
October 30, 2021
Lightroom Is Winning!

Lightroom is Winning! Lightroom and Capture One have been leapfrogging each other for years now, and as a consequence, I've found myself flipping between the two programs often, trying to reap...

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Exposure Triangle

While recently hosting a new online photography art therapy class (which you can watch at twitch.tv/warriorbeatorg!) we ran across this amazing Exposure Value Simulator via dima.fi. It really...

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Weather or Not

Sometimes you just hope the stars align. It can be the talent; are they willing to go along with this crazy idea of mine? Sometimes it's making the client understand the intricacies of the shot....

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benjamin
August 30, 2014
US FMX Championship Series

Shooting action shots, at night, with available light used to send photographers to the highest ledges - talking them down could be a tricky proposition. We all know that low-light and action...

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benjamin
July 4, 2014
4th of July

Fireworks and photography goes hand in hand. We use sparklers all of the time in wedding photography for when the Bride and Groom are leaving their ceremony or reception. Once a year, however,...

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Brian Lisik - Musician

In addition to working as a writer, his work appearing in commercial campaigns and local news papers, Brian Lisik also enjoys his time on stage as a prolific musician. Brian's music is heartfelt...

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benjamin
June 2, 2014
Spring Flowers

Flowers are a main-stay of all photographers. They're beautiful, so how could you not take a picture of them? I am no different, and while flowers are some of the most photographed pieces of...

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Blue Fish

Nothing lasts forever, nothing can wait too long. A lot of the people who grew up around here have memories of this place; this sea-foam-blue whale. Whenever I mention that it's still there they...

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A winter re-visit

Sometimes it's fun to go back; To take a picture of a person or place that you've snapped in the past. The annual "Light up Downtown" is a good chance for me to do just that. It happens every...

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Autumn

I love Autumn. I think all photographers do. Part of it is the early evenings that spawn gorgeous sunsets, and of course, let's not forget those trees that take on an aura of fire as their...

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benjamin
September 15, 2013
Shooting Outdoor Events

Some people love the control they get in their studio, others love the freedom they have by shooting outdoors. Personally, I think they both have just about the same amount of pros and cons in...

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benjamin
August 24, 2013
Hall of Famers

My time taking photos during the Hall of Fame Enshrinement week was wonderful. I can't say enough good things about the Hall of Famers themselves, which I ended up spending a lot of time with....

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Macadamia

I love doing product and advertising shots - especially when the product is something we actually use! Such is the case here with Macadamia. This is a composite shot taken in our studio....

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Zoo

I take my cameras everywhere, as I am sure many of you do too. Zoos are no exception. The Akron Zoo is a small-ish zoo, a boutique zoo, you could call it. The animals are mostly separated from...

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Americana

Woke up (extra) early this morning and headed out to watch the Soapbox Derby Championships in Akron, Oh. It was cool with nearly complete cloud cover, but that didn't stop the kids from racing...

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benjamin
July 18, 2013
New Portrait Series

Time to start photographing more people . There's really not much more to say than that. It's something I really love doing, so it should turn out to be a very fun series to work...

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