Still-Life Photography

From time to time I get asked to photograph musical instruments.  If you know how to play them, they can make beautiful music. Musical instruments are often interesting products. Many people are seduced into buying a shiny new guitar and then try to learn how to...

Waterproof fabric jackets, with water being thrown at them. Just to reinforce the point of these jackets. They are waterproof and made from waterproof fabric. They cost a great deal of cash to buy and have information in leaflets attached to them. They explain all about the high...

This is a beautifully engineered Bulova wristwatch. I have an old Bulova Accutron. It was started in America by a migrant and became the first mass produced timepiece. The Accutron used electicity and a tuning fork and magnet,  science was not a strong subject for me....

Still-life product photography. Time slipping away as you watch the salt in the egg timer fall from top vessel to the bottom vessel. The power of gravity over thousands of grains of salt or sand, gives you a measure of time. How clever is that?...

Bottles shoot. These are various alcoholic drink bottles photoshoped together for a magazine spread. They were purposely not meant to look totally real. Editorial product photography is illustrative by nature. Time is a factor that weighs. Magazines have limited budgets and many pages to fill...

Lets see, this is the old photographic studio. Do you notice the old 10x8" film camera, the 5x4" Linhof, the Bronica medium format? This picture was about showing off all the things that were needed to make a proper proffessional studio. It was about blinding the...