saint petersburg florida portraits

Vinoy Park Beach and Coffee Pot Boulevard Saint Petersburg Florida Portraits

I photographed portraits of Ann in along scenic Coffee Pot Blvd in Saint Petersburg Florida. Coffe Pot Bayou provides a beautiful backdrop, and I especially love the white stucco spanish style park structures which featured bougainvillea in bloom. As the afternoon light progressed, we sought the golden hour light on the Vinoy Park beach. During this shoot I mixed available light with fill light…

Cadillac Ranch Amarillo Texas

Sometimes you just have to get off the highway and see the sights. While driving cross country from Colorado to Florida, I spent a lot of time in Texas. Three days driving through Texas to be exact! On my bucket list was stopping at Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo Texas. On our way out of town in the morning, I backtracked a little on Interstate…

Hollywood Glamour Lighting Studio Portraits, Saint Petersburg Tampa Bay Florida

It had been quite some time since I had photographed a studio portrait session and I wanted to emulate the dramatic, elegant and flattering light of old Hollywood portraits of the 1930’s and 1940’s. I kept the lighting very simple: continuous light from my Visatec modeling lamps with barn doors. Camera was my Nikon D700 with the 85mm lens, with most aperture settings at…