Category Uncategorized

So you want to be a MODEL

DISCLAIMER: Although you might find something useful in this article, keep in mind that I’m not a model, and I have never worked or contracted with an agency. I know some models, and have photographed models on occasion. This advice is worth what you’re paying for it. There’s a reason I write some of these… Read More

Review – Atkins Meatloaf

A Little Deceptive As a photographer, I’m visual minded.  When I started my diet, I had to go to the store to pick out some sensible low calorie, high protein items for dinners. I had already gotten some little steaks, some chicken breast filets, and some tilapia.  I was going through the frozen dinner section… Read More

First Love

1976 I was in Love with this car
Age 15, 1978

Like the song goes, it was 1978, my hair was long, my thoughts were short. Boston’s “Don’t Look Back” was blasting on my radio. 9th grade at Laplata Junior High was awkward in Hereford Texas. In that school, at that time, you were either a football player or you were nothing. I was a nothing band geek. I dreamed about becoming a radio DJ. A year later, I would start working at my first radio station, KPAN.

Read More

Where I live – Bulverde

I moved here in 2004 from Amarillo Texas. I had a U-Haul with my Harley Davidson motorcycle, my camera, and a few guns, arriving in Bulverde in 2004. Originally I moved into a luxury apartment complex on the North side of San Antonio. It was very nice, but the first thing I did was go for a ride and head for the Hill Country, and around the Canyon Lake and Guadalupe River area.

Read More

The Power of Photography

Paper is where ideas begin. It’s the easiest and most beautiful way to create on the new iPad. Capture your ideas as sketches, diagrams, illustrations, notes or drawings and instantly share them across the web. Download “Paper by FiftyThree” from the App Store.

How to choose a Wedding Photographer

Tips for Choosing a Wedding Photographer 10 Tips you won’t hear anywhere else! By Richard Spears © 2012 Okay, I lied. You might hear some of these in other places. I think that one person wrote a list of tips for planning a wedding years ago, and the list has been reprinted ad nauseum by… Read More

Quinceanera Portrait Session – Japanese Tea Garden

Quinceanera Portrait at Japanese Tea Garden In addition to sharing some pictures of Alyssa’s portrait session, this is a bit of a rant against a popular photography location in San Antonio. The Japanese Tea Garden is usually crowded with photographers, brides, seniors, and just about anyone who wants a lush green background for portraits. Huge… Read More