Albuquerque Couple Headshots for Business with Heather & Cameron

Albuquerque Couple Headshots for Business with Heather & Cameron

I met Heather at a marketing seminar put on by good friend Roger of Beacon Marketing.  She contacted me about having headshots made, but for couples, and that she really liked the black background of some of my other headshots.  The black background is getting very popular with clients!  She owns W2 Welding with Cameron.  When photographing a couple who work together and have a personal relationship, I try to portray both in a single photo.  That means having some physical contact, but keeping the pose looking a bit formal and with a touch of, "we get things done, together!"  I think we were successful in conveying that with the photos we made in the JCP Home Studio here in Albuquerque, New Mexico!

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Sunset Rise Edgewood New Mexico Rural Land Drone Video

Sunset Rise Edgewood New Mexico Rural Land Drone Video

This is a 4K drone video made of a rural land property in Edgewood, New Mexico for an out of state client.  He asked for ideas of what to name the property.  Since the land rose from east to west, and I was there at sunset, I suggested "Sunset Rise" and he liked it and used it!

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Rail Yards Albuquerque New Mexico TapIntoABQ Event 2018

Rail Yards Albuquerque New Mexico TapIntoABQ Event 2018

I have explored many haikyo (abandoned places) around the world, but I have never photographed an event in one before!  Likewise, if you have been to the Rail Yards Market before, maybe you have never seen the Rail Yards of Albuquerque quite like this either!  Inside the massive hangar, even seating for 180 people looks small.  That is what I discovered photographing the 2018 TapIntoABQ event for the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce.

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Old Town Albuquerque New Mexico Macro Flower Photography

Old Town Albuquerque New Mexico Macro Flower Photography

Last week I invested in getting a macro lens, the new Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Macro SP.  For those of you with really good memories, you will have realized this is my third Tamron lens in the past 9 months.  Tamron is just simply producing the best lenses available for Nikon right now.  I had the Nikon 105mm VR Micro (they use micro not macro in the name) lens from 2009 until about 2013 and loved it.  It was such a fun lens to shoot with, as making macro shots always had a sense of wonder at showing a hidden world the naked eye cannot see.  It had very creamy bokeh and was very, very sharp.  I also loved it for portraits and just as my walking around lens.

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Porsche 70th Heritage Event Featuring the Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 70th Heritage Event Featuring the Porsche 918 Spyder

At long last I got to see the Porsche 918 Spyder in person!  To my great surprise Porsche of Albuquerque not only featured the 918 hypercar, but also the previous Porsche hypercar, the Carrera GT!  The 918 Spyder was pretty much considered the fastest production car in existence when it came out just 3 years ago, and there really is not anything much faster around a track yet.

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Sedillo New Mexico Rural Land Real Estate Drone Video & Photography

Sedillo New Mexico Rural Land Real Estate Drone Video & Photography

My latest rural land real estate drone video and photo shoot assignment had me going to not so far away Sedillo, New Mexico for Hemingway Land Company.  Not only was this the closest I have traveled for a rural land shoot, it was also one of the only times a paved road went right up to the property!  This was a very nice subdivision that you would never know is there because it is hidden in a valley and then winds up to a ridge.  You can get a sense of this topography in the drone video above and the aerial drone photos below. 

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Nikon D750 1-on-1 DSLR Photography Lesson in Albuquerque New Mexico with Karen

Nikon D750 1-on-1 DSLR Photography Lesson in Albuquerque New Mexico with Karen

Karen has taken three 1-on-1 DSLR photography lessons with me at the JCP Home Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico as she had a big family reunion coming up in Taos she wanted to be able to make great candid photos of, as well as group photos.  She has a Nikon D750, the same camera I have!  So it was very easy to show her all the custom settings I use myself on my own Nikon.  The first 2-hour lesson was focused on teaching her my 5-step process for shooing in manual mode and getting a sharp and well exposed photo in any shooting conditions.

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