Janaki’s Maternity Photoshoot

Saturday was an eventful day, first I had a marathon (3 hour!) maternity session with my dear friend Janaki and her boyfriend Kevin followed almost immediately by a photoshoot for my friend Sara for her “Tractors & Tiaras” website/retail shop.  …

Apple Orchard in Bloom

I’m preparing for a shoot this weekend that’s going to be so much fun! Think tiaras, tractors, Jasper his girlfriend Lola and you’ll see why this is a bit of a challenge.. first of all, where to find a tractor??  …

My Mom, Original Icon

Urban Outfitters is having what I think is  a really cool contest called “Original Icon” in which you submit a vintage photo of your mom looking fabulously retro and stylish. When my sister told me about it, I …

Season Finale of House Shot with the 5D Mark II!

Thanks to a friend’s facebook post, I just learned that the season finale of house scheduled to air on May 16th was shot entirely with the 5D mark II:

http://philipbloom.co.uk/2010/04/10/house-season-finale-shot-entirely-with-canon-5dmkii/

Wow.

I watch the show anyway, but this will …

Easter Pictures

I posted last week about my easter props,  I didn’t end up even using the giant eggs in Jasper’s pictures, which is just as well because it’s impossible to stretch the canvas with those eggs getting cut off!  but …

Easter Photoshoot Ideas & Props

This past weekend I headed over to target to pick up this adorable Easter outfit for Jasper:

Toddler Seersucker Suit – $22 at Target.

TRUST me when I say this suit looks so much cuter in person. Like ridiculously cute.  …

Of Noise and Noiseware

First of all, sorry about the silence on the blog yesterday.. a couple of things conspired against me, not the least of which is the Nor’easter that has left Jasper’s daycare without power for going on two days now which …

Photoshop Friday : Newborn Editing

A lot of people asked me about my newborn post processing, and what I “do to my photos” in photoshop.  For many images, my goal is as little as possible other than white balance!  That works much of the time, …

A Tale of Two Newborns Part II

This is the second of my newborns from this weekend.. well, actually the first because it was my Saturday shoot and Drew was my Sunday shoot :)

Meet baby Sihanna.  She was a good sleeper and not quite as difficult …

More About Messageboards

A lot of people write to me and ask where they should start learning about photography.  Other than practice, practice, practice, my #1 recommendation is to start actively participating in photography messageboards.

I’ve blogged about this before, but I’m …