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August 12, 2013

I Survived CreationFest Northwest 2013

My heart is very full after this incredible week. I attended the CreationFest Northwest 2013 as a photographer for and had an amazing time. I knew Kevin, the founder of the site going in, but I hadn’t met any of the other 7 members of the team beforehand. After spending the last 6 days ...

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Pelco Camera Truck

April 19, 2013

The Pelco Camera Truck

At Yamas Controls, I not only install, service and program air controls, but I do security systems, including cameras and associate DVRs too. One of the brands we carry is Pelco. They came by and did a little showing off for some of our local customers and friends and we barbecued some lunch. I managed ...

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The Clarion Inn

March 13, 2013

The Clarion

Once again I find myself in Pocatello for work, and once again I stay at the Clarion Inn. It was once a Holiday Inn, and much of the building, including the indoor pool area, are very reminiscent of the Holiday Inn. I stopped for a few minutes before retiring to my room and took a ...

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December 20, 2012

The Frankamp Family

My friend friend Megan asked me to take some pictures of her family last Sunday. Little did I know that she meant the whole family. As always, I learned a few more things about shooting pictures, using flash and directing people. I also continue to learn things about myself. That I’m really not good at ...

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Nampa Medical Office Building HDR - Boise Photographer

June 7, 2012

Nampa Medical Office Building

I had my camera with me today so I took a few pictures of the building I’ve been working on before I left. These are actually handheld HDR pictures. If you’re new to the concept of HDR, or high dynamic range photography, be sure to check out Trey Ratcliff’s tutorials on how to do it ...

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December 27, 2011

Super Cheap Lightbox For Small Product Photos

My daughter is 4 years old. This year at the church Awana program, she was able to purchase some Christmas gifts with the points she earned by memorizing Bible verses. For me, she chose this lovely cross. The verse on it is God breathed as is all the Bible, but suddenly, it means just a ...

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December 5, 2009

My First Family Photo Shoot

At about 10:00 am on Thursday my wife called me and asked if I could take some family photos of her sisters’ family that evening. I happened to have a borrowed Nikon D100 and 50mm 1.8 lens. The conditions were not ideal, and the short notice didn’t allow for much planning on my part. I ...

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