Brody Is Not A Heathen

A photographic icon in Chicago is the Budhai House of Worship so Saturday I decided it was time for me to add this to my collection. Most of my photog friends have shot this at night when it is beautifully … Continue reading

Things Never Change

I made this observation when Brody was 1 and it’s still true when he’s almost 2. Whenever Brody and Lexie get together, things never change. They love to run They love to wrestle And generally beat the stuffing out of … Continue reading

University Brody

Brody must be smart. He’s not even 2 years old and he’s attended the University of Chicago and the University of Pittsburgh Well, if he’s not smart, at least he is well traveled. While I was home this weekend decided … Continue reading

Stick Heaven

What happens when your puppy thinks sticks are the best toy ever and you take him to a place where they’re strewn all over the ground? Well, he basically goes into shock for a few minutes! Then he runs and jumps and … Continue reading


A friend of mine and I were at Starved Rock State Park this weekend to see what remained of Fall Colors. As we expected, not much, but it’s still a great place to hike around. So, without any epic landscapes … Continue reading

Beagle on a Beach

What’s better than a Beagle on a beach? Not Much … Need I say more. Thanks for Looking … Continue reading


Normally when I shot Brody playing fetch I either capture the chase or the retrieve.   By bouncing the ball off a wall I was able to be in front of Brody as he chased the rebound and shoot what he … Continue reading

Always Learning

One of the things I love about photography is that there is always something new to try and to learn. The beauty of digital photography is that it doesn’t cost anything extra to experiment. Take this composite of Brody as … Continue reading

Shooting Dog Portraits

When shooting portraits it’s important to leave enough space around the borders that the image doesn’t looked crowded.  This can be a little tricky when also applying the rule of thirds because naturally you’re pushing the subject to an offset … Continue reading