Last week, we dressed the kids up again for their six month photo shoot. We’ve been trying to do a new shoot each month, give or take a few days. As tough as it is to get them to cooperate sometimes, this has to be the most rewarding thing I’ve done. Every time I go back and look through the photos, it brings a tear to my eye to see the looks on their faces and the cute little smiles and gestures.
For this shoot, I was really able to get in tight and grab a ton of great close-up shots. I really love these shots with how vibrant their blue eyes are. I’m definitely going to be doing more of this in the future, hopefully with a tilt-shift lens.
This is just a small selection of my favorites from the shoot.
After a whirlwind tour over the last few weeks, I’ve finally hit a patch of downtime. I’ll be home for a little more than 2 weeks solid before I have to head back out on the road.
I had a great time in Houston for UFC 136, despite getting sick, and I really enjoyed working for the first time with photographer Nick Laham. I believe the collective effort of all our photographers produced one of the best nights we’ve had for photography. Big thanks to Mike Roach and Kari Hubert for a solid set of backstage and atmospheric images. Mike fell in love with the new Canon 8-15mm fish-eye and got some great shots with it.
As is typical these days, I was on the first flight out in the morning after the fights – 6:50 am to Los Angeles and then a two-hour connection before finally arriving back in San Luis Obispo with my wife and kids. We spent the afternoon doing a variety of family shoots at home and at the beach. It was a nice change of pace, and though I was dead tired, I think I came away with some good images. I can’t the majority of them at this time as I don’t want to spoil any potential greeting cards they may grace, but here’s a little teaser. The full gallery will go up at some point on my site.