Today is the launch of my friend, Laura Cotler’s website. I was fortunate to do the photography for her. What a great experience! You will find it here: http://www.liftpilates.com We began shooting in January and now the website is up and running. It looks great! Doing commercial photography is a new avenue for me to … More New Photo Project!
Such great news! So, on March 25th., two days ago, I went to Google’s site to buy their Nik Collection for $149 and found that as of that day they were now offering it for…FREE! How cool is that?!!! Wanted to share the good news with you. For those of you who don’t know, Nik … More Google Offers Free Nik Collection Software
I went to the STOMA Farm near Davis last week and spent time roaming the almond orchard with my camera. This was part of YoloArts’ Art & Ag Project that is held several times throughout the year where local farmers open up their property to artists. I was joined by other photographers as well as painters. To learn … More Art & Ag Project
500 Pix is a photography community online. It says, “500px is a photo community for discovering, sharing, buying and selling inspiring photography powered by creative people worldwide.” Check out the website here: https://500px.com I decided to join and have my 500 PIX webpage here: https://500px.com/elchad It is a great place to share your photography with … More 500 PIX
I am a “learn as you go” type photographer with photography courses on the side. There are so many courses offered and I have only done a few of them. The ones I have done have been wonderfully helpful. I am going to share some of them here with you. Click on the courses below … More Photography Courses
*This is an article I read on National Geographic’s Intelligent Traveler online. It is written by Jared Gottlieb. I often find myself acting out a similar pattern: As soon as I see an especially poignant scene, I reach for my iPhone to capture it. Photos can be a wonderful way of sharing meaningful experiences with … More The Art of Mindful Photography
I took this photo in Botswana in May of this year. This mother elephant is checking the water’s depth before crossing with her young calf. We watched as they crossed and made it safely to the other side of the Chobe River. Now I am beginning to cross into new territory with my camera. This month I … More Starting Out