Children Photography – Young lad with braids

Handsome youngster with braids.  Photo taken at his family reunion event in July 2015. Children are always a pleasure to photograph especially when they are like this young fellow. He enjoyed having this picture taken.  He was often nearby ready for another shot. Do you have wonderful  pictures of your children and family?  If not, contact me byContinue reading “Children Photography – Young lad with braids”

Portraits: Donte Newman and the Vintage Shirt

Photoshoot with Washington, DC model Donte Newman.   Donte Newman is a hard-working DC model.  He was born and raised in Washington and is a proud graduate of Ballou High School. This was the third time Donte and I worked together.   The previous two shoots were studio shoots done totally with strobe lights.  IContinue reading “Portraits: Donte Newman and the Vintage Shirt”

Larry B. Quick: the painter with the sewing machine.

A first glance at one of Larry B. Quick’s pieces and one may not understand what one is seeing.  Looking closer one will see stitches and notice complexity.  Quick’s art is unique.  He paints on canvases, cuts pieces and then sews them together.  What follows is a wonderful story told with meaningful colors and tones. Larry andContinue reading “Larry B. Quick: the painter with the sewing machine.”

Everyone loves a beautiful cake. Half eaten cakes as art.

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(Note:  added a new cake to the list. 2/19/12) Everybody loves beautiful cakes.  I think that beauty can be found in half eaten cakes as well.  There is something about the contrast betweeen the touched and the untouched.  You can also see how much the cake has been enjoyed.…

DC Wall Mural Art. Perfect for photo background.

We were looking for location for a shot in Washington, DC.  We found this wall mural on the side of a building in an alley near the Lincoln Theatre and Ben’s Chilli Bowl.  We got some good shots.  This mural has since been removed.  Glad we got the shot. The model is Keniesha Cook. http://www.lonniedawkins.com                      Lonnie DawkinsContinue reading “DC Wall Mural Art. Perfect for photo background.”