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What Camera Gear Do You Use?

Many people ask this question, but before I list my gear, I want to share with you this thought: good photos have a great deal more to do with who is behind the gear than the gear itself. The gear is a means to an end, and while I believe in using the best possible equipment, spending a lot of money does not mean you will take great photos, just like having expensive cookware doesn't mean you will cook a tasty meal. It takes years of practice and learning to become a great photographer.

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Canon R5
Canon RF 70-200 2.8
Canon RF 24-105 2.8
Canon RF 24-70
Canon 85mm 1.2 L
Canon 50mm 1.2 L
Canon 35mm 1.4 L
Tamron 150-600 G2
Canon 17-40 4.0 L

What is your workflow?

I sort the keepers from the tossers in Photo Mechanic, then color/density correct, crop, and convert from RAW to JPEG in Lightroom. Tweak in Photoshop if necessary. I use a few Photoshop actions, but I mostly use actions and Lightroom presets I developed to fit my style of shooting and processing. I am not big on Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, or heavy image processing. I prefer to let the photograph itself take center stage. 

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Who are some of your favorite vendors?

Photo Prints and Albums: Millers
Canvas Printing: CG Pro Prints
Metal Printing: Printique
Custom Flash Drives: USB Memory Direct

Are you available to speak at my club or event?

As my schedule allows, I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience with groups of photographers in a conference or seminar setting. I have spoken at large events like WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International), mid-sized events like the American Horse Publications annual conference, and also to college photography classes and local photography clubs.