How I shot a Sue Bryce style backlit photo in my living room

Last week I had my friend come over to play with the idea of shooting from a home studio.  This is something I’ve considered since we’ve lived here, but until I went full time photog last month (no more safety net corporate job) I didn’t really think it was possible. Up until last week, I’d…

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Why the Tamron 24-70mm 2.8 has become my favorite lens

I love my primes lenses.  You cannot compare the creamy bokeh that you get with a 50 mm 1.4 or an 85 mm 1.4 for portraits or gorgeous up-close shots.  Well, for pretty much anything.  So why would I call a zoom my new favorite lens in my bag? Well let’s start with the specs:…

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