Category Archives: Commercial and business photography

Images used to promote business or editorial purposes…big or small…

How does retouching work?

How does retouching work? Below are some samples showing some of the options. Everyone is unique, and every image will be treated according to what works best based on your needs, taste and desires. NO RETOUCHING: Basic retouching with a classic background added: Same as above but HALF-SEPIA:   NO RETOUCHING: Classic, softer background added:…
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Restaurant in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

If you're ever in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, no doubt you've heard of or will hear about one of the best restaurants there called The DragonFly....and it's owned by two canucks from Sudbury, Ontario...go figure... Here's a few menu item photos I shot while there last winter....
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What should you never wear during a family shoot?

People tend to overthink things. I know I do. And I see it when I work with clients who are planning a photo session with their family. Sometimes they show up wearing outfits that are the exact opposite of what we chatted out....I wonder, to myself....: "What part of don't wear loud, bold patterns....you'll stand…
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Hey Joe, where ya going with that sax in your hand…

Anyone who's been to Tamarindo, Costa Rica in the last few years has heard Joe Hrbek the saxophone player. This guy is world class. He's obviously dedicated his whole life to playing the sax. And it shows, whether he's jamming alone, or with other musicians. He hails from New York city....and tells me when he…
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Fire on the beach…

Things are getting hot on the beach at Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Some more samples from a photo session for PyroDanza, the fire people who out on one hell of a hot show. Our Costa Rica photography website HERE.     
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Commercial photos in Costa Rica

It's great to be busy, even when in Costa Rica...We shoot weddings, families...and yesterday, a beach maternity session....(more on that soon!). We  do get some commercial gigs while here...some samples....and scenes of Tina and I...shooting for Novel Teak and The DragonFly restaurant....  
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