Congratulations, Alexandra & Joshua! Isn’t it amazing how your day turned out? The storm blew over, leaving nothing but the dazzlement! View All Images


donna & david!

wedding business blues…

Q) Skip, I recently raised my wedding rates in order to separate myself from that ever-growing group of camera owners who want to shoot weddings without any training or experience. I want to work with clients who can appreciate me for what I can do and pay for it…but I’m unsure about how it’s all […]

should i shoot a wedding?

Q) Skip, I’ve been asked by a friend to shoot their wedding. I’ve never done this before. I don’t know what to say to them. I’d like to do it, but I’m not sure. What should I do? A) I am not going to say don’t do it and give you a whole host of […]


for eternity

Absolutely amazing. Here is another image that will last not just my lifetime, but possibly the lifetimes of a lot of people, especially those that were witness to this moment. This guy came up to me while I was shooting random candids at Jockeys Ridge, waiting for the sun to go down. He asked me […]


with this penguin

Bob and I had been playing phone tag and trading emails off and on for months, with work and travel schedules keeping us from getting caught up. When I saw his number come up on caller ID while in the middle of another phone call, I had take it. Little did I know that in about two hours I would be shooting his wedding…


want to shoot weddings? this might be interesting

First, the ‘marketing’ notes (how I got the job…skip this if you’ve heard it before) A couple years ago, I got a digital camera (a Canon 300D). I took it to a street festival to get some practice shooting candids. A woman came up to me and asked what I was shooting for. I told […]