Friday, February 5, 2010

Time to play outside!

The one thing I don't like about winters is how much time we have to spend in doors. This can make things hard for kids especially....
Even though it was kind of cold, I decided to bundle JJ up in two hoodies and let him roam the backyard with our dog.... It was refreshing and he had a lot of fun
Here are a couple pics:

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Messing around with Fabrics and natural light

My wife bought a bunch of fabric the other day to start taking pictures in our "studio" (which is basically the kitchen by the sliding door when we want it to be (tuns of natural light).
Anyways, I thought this picture of our daughter was funny so here it is:

Also, one thing I learned about shooting pictures with fabric backgrounds, is that they turn out much better if the subject is significantly closer to you than the background (this way it kind of blurs out the fabric depending on your camera settings)

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Karenin Photography on facebook

Just a little blog shout out for my wife's photography business:

Karenin Photography has now reached over 500 fans on facebook!
Check out the new web page at
Karenin is a Utah Photographer specializing in newborn, baby, children, senior, and family portraits.
She is available for photo shoots on-location throughout Utah and Salt Lake county as well as in her studio.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Getting back at Charles

Charles decided to tweak my face an slap it on his photography blog here:
So here is my response.
It's actually a pretty cool photoshop plugin called "Lucis"

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

More pictures from yesterday

Eye focus

For the past week we've been working on improving our lens focus on eyes

Sylie got an owie

Friday, July 10, 2009

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Sunday, July 5, 2009

The king of frijoles

Beware of the monster!

(the approach)

(the scare)

(the retreat)