The Renaissance of Heather

                              Wow. Its been quite a while since I’ve written a blog. Excuse the absence, I had a lot of things changing in my personal life, to deal with, and been quite busy doing photo and video work. However the photo…

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Reel Big Fish Photoshoot

CLICK THE PIC FOR THE BEHIND SCENES VIDEO!!!!                       I was recently given the incredible opportunity to shoot promos with one of my all time favorite bands Reel Big Fish. Before I get into the shoot, let me talk a bit about my past with…

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Product Review: Tamron 24-70/2.8 VC

I've been a big fan of Tamron ever since I got their 70-200/2.8 lens. I've also never had any problems mechanically or visually with their lenses, all and all, fantastic products, so I was pretty excited when I heard they released a 24-70/2.8 with the one thing every other lens in this focal range was…

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“Stand By Me” Themed Photoshoot

(click for larger view, also if you look close you may see me in the pic too) Well today was Labor Day, and I actually decided to take a "day-off" and do a fun personal portfolio shoot. It's pretty rare that I can get a full day off where I don't need to edit something…

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MoneyMaker Camera Strap Giveaway!

          Want to win a FREE MoneyMaker Camera strap from HoldFast Gear and Jthorpephoto?? Its easy! Check out the rules below!   1) FOLLOW HOLDFAST ON TWITTER! @HOLDFASTGEAR 2) FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER! @JTHORPEPHOTO 3) FINALLY GO LIKE THE HOLDFAST GEAR FACEBOOK PAGE WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/HOLDFASTGEAR AND WHILE YOU'RE THERE TELL US ABOUT WHY…

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The Ice Cream Parlor

Well, I shot this yesterday, and it got an amazing response. I wanted to write up a quick blog and talk alitle about how I made this picture. You may be alitttle surprised actually….           First of all, the model is one of my closest friends, Yuliya. You've all seen her…

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