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Rainy Day Lifestyle Portraits

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I have had many interesting portrait sessions this past month but one in particular is really standing out in my mind. As most of you know, I also teach photography. Well one of my former students gave me a call and said she wanted to do a full lifestyle portrait session. Lifestyle portraits are one […]

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Winter Photography Workshops

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2015 Winter Photography Workshops The new year is here and Grinke Creative Photography Workshops start in a few¬†days. These workshops are always fun and a great learning experience. This weekend kicks them off with a deep dive into using handheld flashes or speed lights. Two weeks later is a Portrait Posing and Lighting Workshop and […]

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Emily and Nate’s Wedding

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Emily and Nate’s wedding was a grand affair. It was held at the Round House in Vancouver which proved to be a great venue. The food provided by Emelle’s Catering was awesome and the crowd was kept dancing into the wee hours with live music provided be the Blue Meenies. The natural light coming into […]

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More mixing Ambient light and flash

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This image was done at a recent session in a clients home. We did a few shots using window light alone bit there was a very interesting piece of furniture that I wanted to use as the background. I had the client lye on the floor in front of the hutch and began photographing. The […]

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Lake Time

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It’s lake time once again, and the first thing that gets packed into the truck is the camera gear. It’s a force of habit I know, but I don’t think I have ever gone to the cabin, our any place else, without it. It’s a part of me and in many ways it is who […]

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The X Factor

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Lens conversion factor came into play early in the digital imaging revolution. It was developed as a way for 35mm shooters to know how the perspective of their lens would look on a digital camera. To get an idea of how it works, imagine a 4×6 print. Now draw a box on the picture about […]