Keeping Photography Lighting Simple // My Photographic Technique
The beautiful light that hits my son's crib in his nursery

Keeping Photography Lighting Simple // My Photographic Technique

I have always followed the philosophy of keeping my photography lighting simple. I strive for that dreaded, overused word "authenticity" in my images, especially on wedding days and for engagement sessions. Even for the "posed" pictures. To me, this evokes so much more than just "that's a pretty picture". A great photo should elicit a multitude of emotions. The main element in my palette for achieving this is keeping everything simple. Especially the key…

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Cleveland Engagement Photographer

As a Cleveland engagement photographer, I usually want to be as artistic as possible while making my clients look as natural as possible. This is especially true in my role as a wedding photographer. Including an engagement session in my wedding service allows me to get to know my client while preparing them for their wedding day in pictures. I discuss this extensively in my blog post about needing and engagement session with your…

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Engagement Pictures at Night in Downtown Cleveland

I met Angie and Ryan for the engagement pictures at night in downtown Cleveland. They wanted unique engagement pictures. They wanted creative engagement pictures. So we figured unique and different...lets do their engagement session at night. And there is not better place for a session like that then in downtown Cleveland. Engagement Pictures on East Fourth Street I could think of no better location for their night session than East Fourth Street. Lots of…

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Engagement Pictures in Downtown Cleveland

I met Rob and Lisa for their engagement pictures in downtown Cleveland. In particular, we did most of the pictures on East Fourth street. East 4th is one of my favorite locations for pictures in Cleveland. It's popular among many Cleveland photographers, and for good reason. It's a dynamic area with great compositional elements. Rob and Lisa will be having their wedding in Strongsville and their wedding reception at The Club at Key Center…

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