Monthly Archives: April 2008

Mom’s 70th

My mother turned 70 today. I took some portraits of her this past weekend at her birthday party. I taught her how to do the “cool girl” pose all the 13 year olds like to do at the Bar Mitzvahs I photograph. After seeing how well the Vanity Fair/Annie Liebowitz photos of Miley Cyrus turned […]

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New Sigma 30 1.4 lens

Just got a new lens yesterday and am really excited about it. It’s a Sigma 30 1.4, which on a cropped sensor equals a standard 50 lens. It will enable me to capture more images without using flash. I was testing it wide open and got this shot of my son’s friend Blake. My son […]

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4-3-08 COLD track meet

Vernon Hills had their first track meet of the season. It was SOOO cold! The meet was cut short by lightning, and I must admit, I was grateful to get into my warm car. The girls ran their hearts out despite the weather.

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An Early Spring Walk

I decided to take my camera with me on my power walk yesterday. I now remember why I don’t do that- I end up spending more time shooting than I do walking. I am happy with the shots I got though. This time of year is often neglected by nature photographers, myself included. However, last […]

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