Why Halloween Photos are Important

Why Halloween Photos are Important

I know that many of you have a big night ahead of you, so for those of you that would like some quick tips I've put them right here on top: ◆ There’s the all important, I think, full length shot of the costume. Even if it’s only the last Spiderman costume that was...

Breaking My Radio Silence

Breaking My Radio Silence

Yes, I’m long past due letting you know what’s going on in our brave new How to Photograph Your Life world. I almost feel like I owe everyone I’ve ever known an apology, but not quite. I’ve vanished for while because I needed to, it’s that simple. Big stuff has been...

First Day of NEW School

First Day of NEW School

  Big changes for our boys this year as we're moving our family from Philadelphia to the beautiful Catskill Mountains... This year Teddy starts Middle School and Alexander starts High School. And the traditional Back to School photo session got just a tad harder,...

Kelsh Family is Moving!

Kelsh Family is Moving!

We’ve talked about doing it for years and we’re finally taking the leap. The Kelsh family is moving to the Catskills in New York. The boys started school in Delhi, New York this week. Yes, that’s right, past tense, as in Wednesday.. This is a big deal for us and has...

My Moon Walk Photo Business

My Moon Walk Photo Business

Fifty years ago today on July 20, 1969 I started my second photography business. I know the exact date not because I kept incredibly accurate business records, but because of the unforgettable historic subject. My business started on the day man landed on the moon. On...

10 Tips for Better Baseball Photos

10 Tips for Better Baseball Photos

I'm no sports photographer, but as a photojournalist and a baseball dad, I have to say I've photographed my share of baseball games. Because I like to contribute to our wonderful Mt. Airy Baseball community I've photographed way more than my own kids' games, so have...

A Father’s Day Field of Dreams

A Father’s Day Field of Dreams

Me: Hey, Anne, what’s going on for Father’s Day?Anne: How would I know? You’re not my father.That conversation actually happened this morning. And then there was this: Teddy told me that for Father’s Day “mom” was taking him to the sporting goods store and buying him...

Saying I Love You with Editing

Saying I Love You with Editing

I’m not sure I quite remember a twist like this one on our HTPYL page but we've been going so long at this point it's probably happened several times; one photographer inspires another photographer inspires another photographer and so on. Come to think of it, it's...

New Knee, New Year!

New Knee, New Year!

I start the new year now with my long anticipated (and twice planned) knee replacement surgery behind me— or as those of us in the business like to call it TKR. That’s Total Knee Replacement. Somewhere some doctor rightly concluded that putting the word surgery in the...

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