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Little Miss McNamee- Future Model

August 2nd, 2011 Comments off


I was on a ladder photographing a community pool house for a home builder client when Little Miss McNamee started asking questions. I gave her a business card which you can see in her hand. She has all the qualities I look for in a young bathing suit model: fit, nice smile, big floaties, etc.

I got a model release from her parents and sent them a copy. They own this restaurant on Fenwick Island, near Ocean City Maryland:

Sláinte Pub & Restaurant
31225-6 Americana Pkwy.
Selbyville, Del. 19975

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Photographic Subject Matter

November 2nd, 2009 Comments off

The key to making good photography is to get the camera in front of something interesting. Putting the camera  in an interesting place or looking closely at something of interest usually make good pictures. I try to find clients that can get me in front of something worthy of  photographing. If the product, person, or place isn’t of interest to the intended viewer, then there’s only so much I can do to make a successful photograph. “It is what it is; I just take pictures of it.” My job as a photographer is to recognize the qualities of a subject that are the most intriguing and focus on those qualities.

Finding a good subject matter for photographs has been the driving force in my life. It drives almost everything I do, including having two kids. I told my wife that I wanted kids so that I would have someone to play with, but the truth is I needed portrait subjects.