Highlights from Steampunk

Highlights of the Steampunk Festival

We had our first Steampunk Festival sponsored by the Black Monarch in Victor over the weekend and it was a great success! The town was absolutely packed with steampunk styles and the festivities lasted well into the night all the way through Sunday! I’m not much of a Steampunker, but I did want to try out my Godox V1 outdoors and I have to say considering the brutal heat and direct sunlight it did pretty well, managing to even out the bright highlights and fill the dark shadows! However if I were actually being paid to shoot an outdoor session in bright light I’d probably consider using my AD200, or maybe even dual AD200’s in the dual head pack. I used the camera and flash both on manual and adjusted the output manually. Most of the day though I had to use the flash on full 1/1 power.

The festival featured street performers, live bands and vendors in tents lining the streets with merchandise such as jewelry, art and clothing. I happened to be there during the acrobatics show and am sad to say I couldn’t make the fashion show… but I hope you enjoy a few photographic highlights!

 

Total Remake of my Site

Storm Clouds on the Sangre

The plans of mice and men… The plan was to travel about Colorado, climbing mountains and taking pictures of wildlife, publishing books, making videos, and writing this blog. But of course the minute I implement my grand plan, gas shoots up to $5 per gallon and the country goes into recession. Businesses quit advertising, people quit buying luxury items and my grand plan is in jeopardy.

So I am out of wedding, commercial and portrait retirement, with a whole new website! I’ve added pages for wedding photography, boutique portrait photography and commercial photography including commercial and fashion plus model portfolios. It’s been a while since I have shot a model portfolio but I’m sure I “still got it”!

Of course I had to add a few images to my media library and I updated my WordPress package to include the professional email system using the @swkrullimaging.com ID. So anyway, please feel free to give the new site a visit, and give me a share if you like my idea!