About Me and My Photography Experience: Mostly self taught and in the early 80's an Adult Ed course in B&W Photography and B&W Darkroom Techniques.
I've always taken photographs from as a young child with a Kodak Brownie to now with my digital Nikons.
Freelance Photographer, Specializing in Sports, Rodeos, Horse Events, Environmental Portraits, Scenery, Landscapes
Commercial Photographer, Photographs for various books and writers.
Senior Photographer and Lab Tech for the Empire State College's Traveling Historical Photographic Display, 1992.
I have over 25 years experience in sports and commercial photography specializing in rodeos, horses and horse events. 8 years experience photographing motocross, World Cup Skiing and NY Empire State Winter Games. 25 years experience in photographing rodeos and was selected photographer of the year three times, 91, 92, 93, for the American Professional Rodeo Association. 1992 Photograph of the year for the APRA. 1992 Photographer of the year for the Painted Pony Championship Rodeo. Official Photographer for the Painted Pony Chanpionship Rodeo. Official Photographer for the PRCA Adirondack Stampede Charity Rodeo, Glens Falls, NY. Official Photographer for NY NBHA State Championship Barrel Racing and for NY NBHA Districts 02 & 05. Owner and operator of a custom Black&White Lab and Studio in Saratoga, NY for 3 years, 89,90,91. 17 years NYS Ed Certified TA in Special Education with Teenagers With Intense management Needs, teaching introduction to technology and woodshop, plus 9th grade math & science and 10th grade english. Retired in 2008. DJ for Country Music and Dancing and 15 years as a linedance instructor. 18 years as a master mechanic for autos, small engines, hydraulics, oil and gas heating systems and a carpenter.
All my film cameras have been replaced by Digital.
Currently scanning all my film files into digital files.
My Current Photography Equipment:
Fuji FinePix A360
Nikkor 35mm f 1.8
Nikkor 60mm f 2.8 Micro
Nikkor 18-200mm f 3.5-5.6 G VR II
Nikkor 70-300mm f 4.5-5.6 G VR II
Tokina AT-X Pro SD 11-16mm f 2.8 IF DX II
Sigma AF 150-500mm f 5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM
Sigma 50-150mm f 2.8 HSM
Sigma 70-200mm f 2.8 HSM
Nikon SB 800 Flash
Metz 60 CT4 Flash
White Lightning Portable Studio Light System
Bogan Light Stands
Bogan Background System
Bogan Tripods and Monopods