It's All About The Album! Brilliant Album

I am really excited to share my Brilliant Album with you all. The look and feel of this wedding album is stunning - it is both solid and elegant. You might be tempted to think that I am "supposed" to say all of this stuff because it is the album that I offer my clients. But that just isn't the case. I loved this album the first time I held it in my hands. I imagined my clients photos on the pages and got really excited. Heck, I thought how awesome my wedding photos would look on these pages. This album rocks, from the high gloss/full bleed cover, to the awesome printing job, to the flush-mount pages. I am so glad to provide my clients such a quality product as this.

Here are a few photos (these pictures don't do this album justice): [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="large" orderby="title"]

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By The Way: Brides - Getting a wedding album should totally be on your wedding to-do-list. I wish that my wife and I could have ordered a wedding album like this one. Were these type of albums available 8 years ago? Instead I have a few framed prints and a shoe box full of negatives. All of your weddings memories should be in one place and an album is the perfect solution.

Baby Camden and Family

Babies are amazing little things. They move, cry, make noises, pee on you and fuss. They are also warm, affectionate, funny and beautiful and there is something absolutely magical when they smile. They also mean the world to their mom and dad. I love baby portraits for all of these reasons.

Babies and kids are awesome and I love being around them. Who else will allow you to tickle them, make weird faces and even weirder sounds, and yet still get a laugh? Try all of those things on an adult and see what happens! Wait... that might be a good thing to do.

So back to babies. Babies do not pretend to be something that they are not. They are exactly who they are supposed to be.

I have known Camden's mother for a few years now. We have worked together in the past, so I was totally excited when she told me that she was having a baby boy! News like that is always pretty darn amazing and cool.

So fast forward about a year and she emails me about taking some portraits of her little dude. I was excited to see Camden's parents again and VERY excited about meeting him. The session took about 25 minutes and we were done. In between shooting Camden made sure to drink a bottle, fuss just a little, and then pass gas on his dad. We were all so proud of him.

The Set-Up
For anyone interested in the techno-babble, here is my set-up:

  1. AlienBee 400 (1 strobe) on a medium-sized softbox as the main light to camera left
  2. Nikon SB-800 as fill light with plastic diffuser to camera right
  3. Black sheet material for the background
  4. Nikon D700 body with Nikon 80-200mm f/2.8 and Nikon 50mm f/1.4 lenses
  5. Post processing in Lightroom 2