(1 part finding a post in the drafts folder, 1 part nostalgia for the old hangout downtown, 1 part chicken logo - shake & enjoy) What to do on the way home from shooting 10 hours of wedding fun on a hot muggy day? Stop by a sweaty hot back room hardcore band debut show at Generic downtown. (I mean at →
I'm no physician but I'm pretty sure laughing keeps you young. At Hazel's birthday celebration last weekend there was a great amount of humor from her and the family. Even when family members apologized for laughing through most of the portraits I reminded them I'd rather have a laughing bunch than being stared down by an unhappy one any day! Truth →
Congrats, Aim! With a landslide of fan votes this photo wins the First Friday Fashion (fail) contest! Thanks to all our friends & fans on facebook and all who came out to model! Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for more fashionable contests ahead! -eB
What a perfect sunny August afternoon to celebrate Elizabeth and Justin's wedding at the Log Chapel on Notre Dame University campus today! Here's a sneak peek of one of my favorites from their outdoor portraits around ND campus this afternoon, more photos on the way! Congrats Elizabeth and Justin! Thanks for inviting me to share in your celebration and tell your →
My dad's habit of finding quirky gifts strikes again. A crisp $1 bill got him this nifty Kodak Instamatic 104 Outfit box set at a garage sale. Sweet yellow Kodak box contains an Instamatic camera, unused flash cube, old AAA batteries and box from the last 126 cartridge that expired in May 1975 all stored inside. Now I've just got →
If you like our Facebook page these photos and more came across your feeds last November when The Almost were in town. Nothing like a good local basement venue show to get up close and personal to enjoy the music. The girls fans loved being feet away from lead singer Aaron and the band too, and I'm always a fan →
Never know when ideas will strike like lightning in a summer thunderstorm. After a great meeting with two cool Soonlywed friends over coffee I tossed an idea out and a creative lightning storm hit as the groom-to-be totally one-upped my idea with something that... has given me chills brainstorming ideas the last two hours. Free tips from today's brainstorm - If you →
It's finally feeling like summer in South Bend, and too toasty outside not to go have some fun. Don't forget your cameras! eB
Thank you to the men and women, and their families, who serve and have served for our country's freedom.
Gotta share a few favorite detail photos from the weekend's celebration while I'm editing through the rest... Check out Tyler & Dakota's personalized custom rockabilly 1950s malt shop couple cake topper. Undead style. I can almost hear the jukebox playing! Gorgeous accent! More photos on the way soon, why not get a reminder or follow us on Facebook so you'll know when →
We laughed, we cried, my parents danced a mean polka. My little sis Genna and her man Jeremy tied the knot. Man what a day. So many more favorites coming soon, stay tuned! Get a reminder here and you'll know when all the photos are ready!
Image copyright © Eric Bucholtz, all rights reserved. Nikon D300, Nikon 17-55mm lens at 48mm, ISO 100, 1/200 sec at f/5.6
Image © copyright Eric Bucholtz 2007, all rights reserved. Conversations about how to take and make great photos have come up all this week and every time one of my photos is referenced it seems my best explanations for the images taken is simply dumb luck. Having a camera nearby and ready is a large part of the formula, but serendipity →
Image © copyright Eric Bucholtz 2007, all rights reserved. I backtracked for a camera on my way to breakfast at Albuquerque's finest Motel 6. Taken during the great southwest stretch of a cross country road trip south along Route 66 and Interstate 40 west to California then north to Oregon. Nikon D200, 24mm f/2.8 lens @ 1/250 sec f/8 ISO 100
Image © copyright Eric Bucholtz 2000, all rights reserved. I shot this on an exceptionally photogenic day in Sweden, a day that started out with everything outside covered with frozen fog frost. While visiting the capitol city with my flatmate and Finn friends the sky that was perfectly clear blue in the morning had incredible clouds at dusk. I didn't have very →
Image copyright © 2000 Eric Bucholtz, all rights reserved.Vaksala Kyrka near Gränby in Uppsala, Sweden. Minolta Maxxum 7000i 35-105mm lens, cheap Fuji ISO400 35mm film. Camera in *gasP* program exposure mode. BONUS! See where I shot it from on Google street view. Total mindfreak.
Perfectly fitting snow day post. (Reports of nearly 2-3 feet of drifting snow in the last 24 hours here in South Bend!) Just before Christmas Katie and Lawrence caught up with me for a sunny and snowy winter engagement session. Turns out the date was the 1-year anniversary of their engagement! In addition to the celebration it was also a perfectly →
Previously unpublished film photo copyright © 2001 Eric Bucholtz, eB Photography. Saint Augustine, Florida While meandering Saint Augustine, Florida during my time at port near Jacksonville, the lines and shadows from a balcony with sun high overhead caught my attention. I had a roll of C41 color-process black and white 35mm film in one camera and snapped away.
We wrapped up December and 2010 with two wintry engagement sessions before Christmas and 2011 arrived. Started the year's finale with Tyler & Dakota on a bitter cold morning downtown. 9:00 am sounds like a good start until Indiana winter decides to blast you with icy wind! We ducked inside nearby buildings between gusts of wind for a mix of →
Previously unpublished photo from Khon Kaen, Thailand night market, February 28, 2002. © Eric Bucholtz, all rights reserved. Minolta X-370 35mm body, 50mm f/1.7 lens, Fuji cheap bulk pack film ISO800.
Previously unpublished 35mm film print from Bluefields, Nicaragua, December 2001.
While finishing up some paperwork and scanning something for the Previously Unpublished category, my son Adrian dropped by to visit / play / shuffle through desk drawers. He loves seeing what miscellaneous hardware parts he can fit together with other parts, cameras, or his toys. "Hmm that gives me an idea!" Last night while rummaging the desk we discovered a real →
Abstract detail photo from my flat near Gränby Centrum, Uppsala, Sweden in 2000. I like acronyms. The category "Previously Unpublished" has a perfectly fitting acronym - PU. Enjoy.
"I need a newer/older / film/digital / manual/automatic camera/lens/computer first." This new year has been 3 days -and a few leading up to it last year- of kicks in the pants to get a camera and use it. Not a new one (wife sighs for relief) - one within reach. A phone if I have to. Create already. Reminders I find →