Written on June 15, 2013 at 11:43 am, by Jake
Written on May 29, 2013 at 12:00 am, by Jake
I’ve been having a lot of fun learning new photography techniques in my spare time, and one of the interesting things I did recently was take a picture through a second lens not attached to the camera. I’ve seen this technique online and thought it would be fun to try! … Continue
Written on May 16, 2013 at 9:57 am, by Jake
Written on May 2, 2013 at 8:31 am, by Jake
Yesterday, the most exciting box that’s ever come to the Nerd Nest arrived. It contained Canon 7D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8, camera bag, 580ex flash, flash umbrella and stand, various filters for the lenses, and wireless remote triggers for the flash. All of that is camera … Continue
Written on April 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm, by Jake
Last autumn I took senior photos for my sister, Savanna, who is graduating so soon! I can’t believe that, after this year, all of our siblings will be adults. (My little brother is graduating too.) That feels weird.
Since her graduation is so close, my mom finally got me to … Continue
Written on July 12, 2012 at 12:43 pm, by Jake
While I think it is important to develop your own style of photography, I also recognize that not everyone is in it for that. Sometimes, people just want great looking photos… In fact, I think more often than not, that’s what photographers are after: great looking photos.
Looking at great … Continue
Written on June 4, 2012 at 10:58 am, by Megan
We love taking long city walks when the weather is nice. Kansas City has beautiful and inspiring architecture; we’ll never get board with it! Here’s the photos from our last city walk:
Written on April 4, 2012 at 10:40 pm, by Megan
Last September, my best friend Harvey got married to lovely and perfect for him Lisa. I was a groomswoman and they wanted Jake to be a groomsman too, but they needed a photographer more.
Knowing he’s awesomesauce, Harvey and Lisa asked if Jake could do the photography. Of course, he … Continue
Written on April 4, 2012 at 10:06 pm, by Jake
Written on September 27, 2011 at 11:56 pm, by Jake
Reflectors, which allow you to bounce light onto your subject, are an often overlooked photography tool. Reflectors allow you to use the light already present to better illuminate your subject instead of adding light with a flash. Using a reflector eliminates harsh shadows without resorting to using your flash (flash … Continue