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Photos from the 2014 DallasChildBaby Model Search

Spent the better half of my Saturday photographing babies at The Shops at Willow Bend for the 2014 DallasChildBaby Model Search. Parents entered their babies (newborn – 12 months) for a chance to be the next DallasChildbaby magazine cover model. This is just a fraction of what I photographed. Advertisements

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Sky Replacement and Accurate Color Blending in Photoshop CS6

**UPDATE: Be sure to check out the video I made to go along with this tutorial, found at the bottom of this post.** Some of the most powerful and visually aesthetic content in both landscape and architectural photography lies not in the foreground, but in the sky. A salient and impactful visual property, skies enhance […]

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Parker Family Photo Shoot – 12.27.2013

I was really excited when Claire had contacted me to take her family photos this past Friday. I had met Claire recently through our mutual friend, Alex Fox, when I was taking team photos at Globe Runner SEO in Lewisville, TX. Claire and her family met me at a local park in Coppell, and wow – what an energetic group! So full of energy, and life. Sometimes it’s easy to overlook the small moments that we all share, but with the Parker family, it all shines through.

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Portrait: George Clooney

In October 2010, I had the opportunity to shadow staff Getty Images photojournalist Chip Somodevilla on Capitol Hill. One of his assignments at the White House was to photograph actor George Clooney, who was meeting with President Obama in the Rose Garden. This is an image I took of George Clooney after his meeting with […]

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Upper Antelope Canyon

Last night I was a little bored with not much to do, so I went into my archives – as I sometimes do – and began editing other images from my August 2013 trip to Antelope Canyon. This image was taken on 08.20.2013 in Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, Arizona. It was captured on a […]

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Upper Antelope Canyon: Page, Arizona

Last night I was a little bored with not much to do, so I went into my archives – as I sometimes do – and began editing other images from my August 2013 trip to Antelope Canyon. Image Details: This image was taken on 08.20.2013 in Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, Arizona. It was captured […]

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Dead Horse Point State Park

Dead Horse Point State Park – Moab, Utah, United States – Sunday, March 24, 2013 Enjoy this photo? Keep abreast on my latest photo developments by following my Instagram at http://instagram.com/maskerphoto, or my Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/stephenmasker

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Travel to Moab, Utah: Equipment List and Preparation

Today I will be landing in Moab, Utah for a five-day photo trip with my friend, Thorpe Griner. We’re meeting up with other photographers as apart of a photo tour called Dirt Cheap Photo Tours (DCPT) run by a photographer named Jeff Clow and his wife. The cost is $599 and sponsors trips to landscape […]

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Dallas, Texas – 03/04/2013

Dallas, Texas Monday, March 04, 2013

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Fun with light trails

Here’s a fun image I wanted to share from the other night. It’s not the best light trails photo I’ve ever taken, but I had a good time hanging with good people. Man was it cold that night! 15 sec, f/5.6, ISO 50 w/ a Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 on a Canon 5D Mark III.

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