You need to be in the right place at the right time, but you also need to have the right skills and experience when you arrive at that place and time, otherwise you get bumpkis, nada, nill.Read more
2016? Virgil, its not even Christmas yet? Well yeah, but I haven’t been fully successful with my 2015 goals. Its time to look to the future and get to work on 2016. Lets see if I can do better than a 2.75 out of 5 in 2016.Read more
Photos from a beach shoot with one of my favorite long time models at Odiorne Point State Park. In addition read about my new Studio location and some new goals.Read more
What to do on a cold winters day with snow banks piled up two stories high? Shoot models of course!
These photos came from a group shoot at SOPHA with simply amazing lighting. Take a look at how far my SOPHA friends were able to push lighting to make some very interesting effects.Read more
Have you listened to the song “I love It” from Icona Pop? To me its about an attitude change. And what do models and trains have to do with this?
I’ve taken photography very personal and I’ve cared greatly about what others think. I think that’s an artistic flaw that drives artists mad over time if they don’t take action.Read more
I thought you gave up social media for 2015? WTF? Why did you just add them back to the m51photo.com site?Read more
When I processed my Nubble lighthouse photos on my Nikon D7100 I realized, dang Virgil, your sensor is dirty, get that thing cleaned.
Is your sensor dirty right now? Does it need to be cleaned? How do you know it needs to be cleaned? In this article I talk about how to determine when its time to get your sensor cleaned and I’ll talk about the options for getting it done.Read more
Virgil’s 5 photography New Years resolutions for 2015. 2015 has arrived and its time to get serious. Here are my 5 Photo Resolutions:
1. Stop giving a $#@! what other people think.
2. Stay away from Social Media.
3. Take more photographs and don’t worry.
4. Blog Post regularly.
5. Open my own studio space.