Gene Lee

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Photographer
Location Bothell, WA, United States
Introduction Thank you for taking an interest in yours truly. I started this blog to promote the craft of studio photography and as a place to capture my lighting experiments. It also serves as an educational resource for the photographic community. I participate on Internet photography forums and have often seen the same questions come up again and again. This blog is a place where some of these questions can be answered. Knowing the underlying principles of lighting is essential to mastering lighting, so by recording these principles here, I reinforce my own learning and leave a trail for others to follow. I love photographing just about anyone or anything, but if I had to pick a favorite, it would be children and weddings (oops, that's two). Children are so fun because you get to play along with them. After gaining their trust, photographing becomes just another game. It is all so natural that the results are the real deal. Weddings are similar, capturing a couple during the happiest of times in their life together. Emotions are on overdrive and everyone is happy. Life has many moments... capturing these highlights in people's lives is my purpose and my legacy.
Interests Photography, photographing people, things, places, backpacking, guitar
Favorite Movies One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Dr. Strangelove, 2001 a Space Odyssey, Driving Miss Daisy, Singing in the Rain, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (BBC series)
Favorite Music The Buena Vista Social Club, Rouge, Jesse Cook, Al Stewart, Karla Bonoff, Crosby Stills & Nash, Jimmy Bruno, Neil Young, Beattles, Yo-Yo Ma, Strunz & Farah, Jim Croche
Favorite Books Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe), Ubik (Philip K. Dick), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams), The Magic Mountain (Thomas Mann), Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

When you hesitate before hitting snooze on your alarm clock, are you being lazy?

I'm being frugal and helping the environment by maintaining a low carbon output mode from being in a near catatonic state.