Foggy Morning Birds

Sometimes it’s not about creating the shot as much as it is being able to grab the shot when you see it.    I was in a turn lane on a foggy drive into the office when I so this flock of birds perched on the “red light camera” pole above the intersection.  That week…

Blue Shift Infrared Project – Recap

The “Blue Shift Infrared” project was one of those that I felt I could only touch on while I was a full time wedding photographer due to the fact that some of the content wasn’t as tame shall we say as what is normally seen. The project was the primary personal project back in 2012, over…

Out of the box

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on this site ( instead of the new site).  Since closing down the business last year, and selling off all my gear to finance the eye surgery for my dog Porthos, I’ve been a bit in limbo as to where to go next.   I have…

“Th-Th-Th-Th-Th-… That’s all, folks.”

Some people might have noticed that there’s not been a new wedding post of any type since fall of 2015, and there’s a reason for this.   While I don’t want to get bogged down in all the details there are some medical reasons why I’m stepping back from weddings and Mark Hayes Photography as…

  • Karen Hild

    Wishing you the best of luck on whatever new endeavor you undertake, Mark!!

  • Chris Martin

    Wish you the best! Had some great times working with you!

Porthos – 2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back

Porthos waiting for his pre-surgery checkup at VRCC.   Well with the liquidation of most of my photography gear we had the funds needed for the cataract surgery in place, now to do the pre-surgery checkup of the eyes, retina’s, optic nerve, etc to make sure everything looked good for the surgery. The good news…

  • Lani Kian

    Hope his health improves/stabilizes. Thinking healthy thoughts for that adorable sweetheart!!

  • Chris Martin

    Hope theres been improvement in the little ones health!