2015 was a great year in photography for me, full of growth and new connections.
- I worked with a number of new makeup artists and hairstylists, wardrobe stylists and of course new models.
- I shot 27 studio and location sessions
- Worked with some of my favorite people (more than once this year - Karie Holst!)
- One engagement session
- One destination wedding session
- Multiple editorial and beauty publications in small-medium POD magazines
In addition to the shoots and the subsequent retouching that comes with editorial and portrait photography, I completed my transition from a DSLR Canon shooter to a Fuji XPro, compact mirrorless shooter.
2015 saw me completely switch from a traditional DSLR system to a mirrorless system and I have used this setup exclusively in both studio and location situations. The transition included acquiring two Fuji XPro camera bodies (XT-1 and EX2), 4 lenses including 35mm f1.4, 18-55mm f2.8, 56mm f1.2 and 55-200mm f3.5 and portable, battery packed strobe. It was a spendy decision and has been one of the best and most health conscious ones I've made in a long time. The size/weight of my Canon DSLR system (with the large heavy f1.8 & f2.8 lenses) were causing issues with my back, neck and hands; the Fuji system at 1/4 the size/weight of the DSLR brick I was hauling around has alleviated the damage hundreds of studio hours were beginning to cause. Neck pain and back spasms were reduced, my small hands were less stiff and achy from holding the large, heavy Canon brick and best of all I could take my entire Fuji system in one large camera bag and carry it on location for hours.
Plus, it takes effing awesome photographs both in and outside of the studio!!
So, it is with great pleasure that I present the 2015 Year in Review...
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