At One With the Turf


Part of being an excellent marching organization is learning how to relax and focus. One of the benefits of a lit turf field is the opportunity to get horizontal without getting muddy.

Here’s an interesting shot of the winds working on some relaxation and breathing exercises. This was a very cold evening, and the stretching and warmups also served to lessen the possibility of injury.

Family Portrait Marathon


An interesting silhouette and shadow study from our Family Portrait Marathon.

The sun was above and behind the subjects, creating some interesting stretched shadows in contrast to their silhouettes. A little compression was applied using the Curves tool, to emphasize the color and texture of the sand.

Thanks so much for your support!

Family Portrait Marathon Success!


Sunday October 19th was our Family Portrait Marathon, to benefit the Baker Family. We had 5 families come out to Waterworks and share some time with us. We captured some great images, which I’ll feature over the next several days.

Special thanks to the Hancock family for their support in providing signage, food, beverage, vendor support and photo assistants. Special thanks to Lauren for her “making of” footage shown here. Also thanks to Brittany and Juliana for their assistant support.

Thanks also to TV24 for their coverage before and after the event, Sam’s Club, Meadow Brook, Tim Horton’s, Panera Bread and many others for their generous support.

For those who missed the event, we’re offering the same special to any family for the rest of 2008: $100 Session fee, donated to the Baker Family, and 50% off all products on the online shopping cart.

Fall Break


After two years we were finally able to capture these young men together! The weather was incredible for October 13th – nearly 80 degrees and no wind. Add the turning leaves and we had a great afternoon for photos. The only downside was the mosquito frenzy once we left the beach.

Great job guys. And thanks for supporting our October benefit – the Baker Family!