BUSINESS PORTRAIT OF A FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER

Business portrait of a freelance photographer Rômulo Morishita Ueda reached out few weeks ago with pretty a straightforward photography request. He’s looking for an updated business portrait taken for his website. However, two things make his request more challenging. First, he’s a good friend of mine. Second, Romulo is a photographer himself. While I take […]

Dark Days :: Why Grass is Always Greener On The Other Side?

DARK DAYS by PAULIUS MUSTEIKIS I knew it would come. I was expecting it. It happens every winter. And this winter is not any different. Work load slows down. Life slows down. My brain starts to pick up a signal. I’m about to start new chapter. And it’s then when the cold winter darkness descends […]

ISTHMUS FOOD ASSIGNMENT | MAD CITY FRITES POUTINE + TEDDYWEDGERS

MAD CITY FRITES POUTINE AND TEDDYWEDGERS So yesterday I got a new assignment from Carolyn, art director at Isthmus. This time I had two stops. Both very conveniently located with three blocks on State Street. I put Teddywedgers and Mad City Frites on my stop list. After a nice 30minutes winter walk I meet Anthony […]

MADISON MAGAZINE: SANDWICH FEST | SHOOTING MAGAZINE COVER

SANDWICH FEST: SHOOTING MAGAZINE COVER I’ve been photographing a lot of food lately. Maybe because food and winter go well. Maybe its because my food photography network did increase exponentially. Maybe a little bit of both. (: One of the bigger recent assignments was an article called “Sandwich Fest” with 9 sandwiches from 9 different restaurants […]

SHORT SUMMER NIGHTS | KODAK EKTAR 100 LIGHTROOM PRESET

So I just picked up couple galleries from last year’s summer. Couple of those that hibernated on temporary backup hard drive and afterwards went straight to storage drive. It happens a lot. Life. Family. Responsibilities. Laziness.  Work. One things get all the attentions and others get thrown into dark corner. At least for a while. […]

LITTLE F*CKER IS STAYING WITH DADDY | OLYMPUS XA REVIEW

35MM OLYMPUS XA REVIEW by PAULIUS MUSTEIKIS I just went ahead and cancelled this camera’s listing on e-Bay. No, it’s not for sale anymore. I need this little f*cker to stick around and prove that megapixels doesn’t matter. That FPS (frames per second) doesn’t matter.  And nobody gives a flying duck regarding your moms fast […]