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“Bearly” a Touchdown

“Bearly” a Touchdown

I love shooting NFL games. The intensity is unmatched. During a recent game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium I captured a series of images that shows just how intense any given play can be. In the third quarter Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky moved to his right and threw a 27-yard pass into the end zone. The ball was intended for tight-end Dion Sims but…

Riders on the Storm

Riders on the Storm

OK, it wasn’t a storm…but it was chilly, breezy, and drizzling. I went to Olney on Sunday to shoot my nephew’s lacrosse game. Chase plays for the “Roughriders”.  His team, expertly coached by my brother Chris, Matt Treese, and Ed Furhman, was competing in an all-day tournament. I photographed them as they took on the formidable “Cannons”.  The Roughriders looked great and won the game 10-6. Chase scored a goal…

Love Letters at Airlie

Love Letters at Airlie

Kenneth and Kevin were married recently at Airlie. This is an amazing venue located on 300 secluded acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Warrenton, VA. It is used for retreats, conferences, weddings, and much more I’m sure. I had never shot a wedding here, but did scout it out with Ken a few weeks before the event.  When I saw the word “LOVE” spelled out in large block…

5 Ways that Professional Wedding Photographers Earn Every Dollar

When engaged couples start talking to potential wedding photographers, they are often surprised by what a true professional will charge. Perhaps they’ve (wisely) turned down Uncle Joe, who offered to shoot the wedding for free. Or maybe the quality of work from the $500 “wedding photographers” on Craigslist wasn’t quite what they thought it would be once they visited their websites (if they even have one). The next step is…