Sunken Gardens Wedding

Having your wedding at Sunken Gardens is a unique experience. Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg FL is a roadside attraction that is over 100 years old. It’s called “Sunken Gardens” because the man who originally purchased the land drained a lake that...

Jacob Shor Bar Mitzvah at Kol Ami

It’s been a rough year for Tampa Bar Mitzvahs. In 2020 I had an entire year cancel. Just like that I was out of the Bar Mitzvah Photography business. Oh sure, I did a few small events and a couple at homes but it was nothing compared to what I usually do every...

International Photographic Competition Results 2021

As you probably know, I have been entering the International Photographic Competition (IPC) for many years. It’s the largest of it’s kind and is conducted by the Professional Photographers Association of America (PPA) of which I am a member. It can be kind...

Fuji Classic Chrome: The BEST Film Simulation?

I’ll be the first one to admit that I didn’t pay much attention to the Fuji film simulations when I bought my first Fuji camera (Fuji X100S). I just assumed that these film simulations were just like filters that you would find on Instagram or all of the...

How to talk like a photographer

Photography, like just about any other profession, has its own it unique language. I often find myself working with a client and saying things only to realize that the client doesn’t understand what I’m talking about. This can be especially frustrating if...

Fuji: What Does the DR Setting Do?

Almost all Fuji cameras have a DR Setting feature in the menu. The Fuji X100V and the X100F have it I know and I’m sure the Fuji X-T3 and X-T4 have it as well. The big question is: What does it do, how does it affect your images and when should you use it? In my...