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Partner Con Speaker Spotlight

I guess you could say that I accidentally became a wedding photographer.  In 1977 a couple of my friends were getting married and since I was a decent amateur photographer I volunteered to shoot heir weddings.  Word spread and before long I was doing about 5-6 per year fro friends and relatives.  Fast forward to 1993, I came to a crossroads in my career.  I was getting rather tired of working the weddings instead of attending them and told my wife I was going to quit doing them.  She told me to purse it more seriously instead of just passively.  I mulled that thought over for a while and thought, “why not?”.  I started investing in seminars, equipment and advertising and within a few years

Inside the Image with Grant Oakes

Thank you to Grant Oakes of Grant Oakes Photography for letting us Inside the Image. “In April of this year I conducted a wedding workshop in the Bahamas and on the first day we were doing a fashion style session in and around the Atlantis Resort a few hours before the wedding.  There was this amazing light coming down from an overhead skylight adjacent to the hallway by the aquarium and had smoke coming up from a faux well that created a very surreal look.  I positioned the couple on the ledge around the well, got back as far as I could (wedged against a wall) and put the camera near the floor and took the image without looking through the view finder.  The image

The NEW ShootQ is Complimentary while in Beta mode for the next few months.  Enjoy!
The NEW ShootQ is Complimentary while in Beta mode for the next few months.  Enjoy!