Category Archives: studio

thedailypic•yr8•348/365•2905•Happy Birthday Teagan

Today Teagan turned one, so he came by the studio with his brothers for a session. Happy Birthday Teagan.

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thedailypic•yr8•335/365•2892•Peace and The Boy

I have told this story before, but things get repeated for different reasons. I took a photo of the kids on August 18th, 2007. I was working at Staples Corporate office at the time, Barbara was on a work trip. Staples had announced an offer to all office associates that the next day they would be setting up a Digital print lab in the cafeteria and we could have files printed for free. I figured I would get a fun portrait of the kids, blow it up and surprise Barbara upon her return from the trip. Outside we go, putting a horrible old black backdrop on the fence, using a Nikon D80 with kit lens and piece of white cardboard as a reflector. I put Danny, age 6, on a step stool so he could be the same height as his older sister, age 8. Now Dan was a loud kid, he is now a loud teen and I am betting he will be a loud adult. This will all pay off with his music I am sure. Then Anna was quiet, so quiet and shy, so the pose was Danny screaming and Anna shushing him, the photo was called Peace and Boy.

I printed it, it caused a huge stir at the office. This was before the dailypic, this was at the end of what was a horrible few years where I did not take photos. Barbara loved the photo, coworkers loved the photo, it took on a life of its own. Remember we were not saturated with photos all over the place in 2007 the way we are now, it was not hard to impress. It was great, I was booking family/kid portraits based off that photo. I made my first business cards, that photo was on it, and so was the newly named “timricephoto”. I look at that photo as my entry back into photography (I had taken a break – that is another story).

Here we are, 10 years, 13 days from that original shot. Instead of those two little kids, I have two incredible young adults living in my house, well for the time being. The loud little “Boy” is now 6’1″, 16 years old and loud in so many great ways. He has a genuine smile and presence that lights the world. Then there is “Peace”, she is no longer quiet, the shush sign is now a peace sign, meaningful for many reasons and she is just shy of 19 years old. Hours away from leaving home for college, and changing not only her world, but all of our world for the better. I thought it would be fun to revisit this shoot before the next variation of the family kicks in, and I was lucky enough to have them agree. How much changes in 10 years. I sent a group text to my kids saying meet me at the studio at 5pm. One drove themselves, one was dropped off by a girlfriend, this time the only stool that was used was so Dan could sit and be shorter for his sister. I have a far different camera, professional lights, backdrops and a studio space…. all that can be tied back to that one photo in the back yard. My business is not what is without them, I am not who I am without these kids, in so many ways, and I would not change any of it.

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Some old cameras that live at the studio. Took some shots of them today whole hanging out at the open house. A couple Kodak Brownies and one of the wort cameras ever produced, a 1982 Kodak Disc Camera.  Thanks to all that stopped by today.

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thedailypic•Yr8•210/365•2767•Mr. Holmes

Today I caught up with Mr. Holmes, I took his portrait for the Medway VFW Post 1526. I have worked with him before, we shared a float in the Medway Tricentennial parade a few years back. It was great to see him again and catch up. Our 20 minutes “session” consisted of maybe 4 minutes shooting photos and 16 minutes of me enjoying some cool stories. The people are the best part of the job. Great to see you Mr. Holmes!

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thedailypic•Yr8•202/365•2759•Profiled

A little over a week ago I get a call from a reporter at the Milford Daily News (a paper I delivered for years as a teen) saying they see my work posted by me and others online and wanted to know if I would be interested in meeting at my studio to do a profile. Well, here it is, and thanks to what I assume is a real slow news day, I am even on the front page. It was a very nice piece about me, timricephoto and the dailypic, it was cool to pick up a few papers this morning at the store. You can read the article and see some photos by clicking here.

Now if that weren’t enough of me, I even had a video profile done of me a few weeks back by Medway Cable Access and as luck would have it, it also came out on the same day… I know I am sick of me too. This one focuses on what it means to me to be a business owner in Medway, something which I am very proud. I posted the video below. So, yes it might seem like a bit much, but look at this way, I get it all out of the way at once. Thanks for looking, and congrats to the Cedar Street Project getting top billing.

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