Finding the Moments That Define Your Event


I've been shooting a lot lately - bar and bat mitzvahs, holiday photos, regular portraits, conventions for corporate clients... I am beyond grateful for the work but creatively I am drained.  I haven't shot for myself in quite a while and today, with Kate home sick and Jeff away all day at a football game, I asked Jack to be my model.  True to form he was completely excited to do it.  Until we set everything up and I asked him to sit there and look at me: 'But I want to stand! How about I do this pose? Why do I have to look at you?'.  Etc, etc.  If you know Jack, you know what I'm talking about. So I only had about 5 minutes with him, my camera, a speedlight and a ray flash which I haven't used in I don't know how long.  Here is Jack in 4 frames: