Femininity and Strength – not mutually exclusive

A Fitness/Fantasy Shoot I met Shannon McMillan Hernandez at Lifetime Fitness, or rather I approached her to ask if she would be interested in doing a shoot. She is a Pro Figure Athlete and a personal trainer. As I explained to Shannon, my intent was to try to combine two themes that are, in my…

FujiFilm XT-2 for Sports/Action: Focus and Battery performance review

Over the weekend Master Shi Yan Feng of the American Shaolin Kung Fu school accepted my offer to shoot the Texas Kung Fu Festival. I wanted to shoot this event for two reasons. Firstly, my wife is one of Master Feng’s students and loves what she is learning. Doing something for her teacher was my way of showing my appreciation. Secondly,…

Goodbye Canon, Hello Fujifilm.

A fair number of photographers have moved to Fujifilm in the last couple of years. This post is to clarify a few things to other photographers – whether they are considering making the same move or not. “Jumping Ship”? I find talk of “switching” or “jumping ship” a little hyperbolic. It implies that one company,…