I've long been fascinated by artificial intelligence, only more so now that AI tools are becoming more mainstream. Lately I've been playing around with text to image generation using tools like Dall-e 2 and Stable Diffusion.
Most recently I've learned to train the AI on an image and then combine that with different "prompts" to generate new art.
In the examples above, for example, one of the prompts was something like "A portrait of Dennis in the style of Matisse." (Also, FYI, third from the top left is my regular headshot, as a reference for those of you who …
I recently launched a new website called "The Headshot Dojo." Through free and paid content, I teach my fellow photographers all the shooting and posing techniques I use in my own business. I also teach marketing, SEO, business processes and more.
So if you have so much fun with your headshot session that you want to work in the field, I've got you covered!
Here's the Facebook page for the biz: https://www.facebook.com/headshotdojo
About nine or ten Octobers ago, I did the official holiday card photo for the Biden family. I first met the charming second lady, Dr. Jill Biden, while take pictures at an event at the Naval Observatory for the American Red Cross. Two years later her staff remembered me when they were looking for a photographer to take family portraits for the annual holiday card.
(Below is an awkward photo of me, Dr. Jill and Santa Claus from the first meeting.)
This post is all about the Baltimore Creative Slideshow, an event I host a few times a year for creatives to hang out and share work. Skip to the bottom if you just want the details and don’t want to hear my life story! To sign up for the mailing list to learn about upcoming events, please go to this link: Signup Form.
I am happy to take passport and visa photos for you (or your dog!) during any standard studio session. In addition to standard US passport photos, we can meet the unique requirements for any foreign country or embassy. Just let me know the details before the shoot, and we'll get a passport photo that will earn the envy of your fellow travelers and bring a smile to the face of the grumpiest TSA agent! There is no extra charge for this.
When I'm retouching your favorite images after your session, I will crop and format your preferred passport or visa …