Not everything we do as commercial photographers is actually thrilling or stunning. Sometimes, we just have to do simple things like this tripod stabilization and exposure sequence testing of the moon rising through the misty clouds to see how a sequence will look. As you can see from the results, there is no "right" exposure for anything – it's always about the intended look we want to achieve in the final imagery.
My capture of the rare "honey moon" rising over the Faust Landmark in Rockford, IL
While this was a simply a technical test to see how well a time-lapse rig would do during a thunderstorm, it does show just how violent and unpredictable such weather can be over a five hour span of shooting in extreme weather. I was lucky enough to have…
Often, I find it helpful to simply get out of the car or off the scooter, and just walk about – often for blocks, sometimes for miles. I always find it refreshing to discover a new perspective of a subject by simply spending some time walking around... Read more
Sometimes I don't have much time to explore or study a subject, so I simply go out and look for photos I can make of what I see in passing by. While I was shooting new timelapse tests in the San Francisco bay area, I took a break one afternoon and… Read more