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24th birthday thoughts

I think a lot of people that know me think of me as a laid back guy who doesn’t worry or have issues. That’s pretty inaccurate though. Like anyone, I am constantly afraid of failing, doing the wrong thing, messing up, saying the wrong thing or figuring my life out. I thought this year would be a good time to talk, not about the daily stresses we all have, but certain ways I deal with them.

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5 Nightmares (if you’re a Photographer)

Happy Halloween! There’s a lots of scary stuff that can happen in the tech and logistic department when you’re a photographer, which is why SO many failsafes and backups are necessary if you’re doing this professionally, and even if it’s personal memories or fun snapshots (all photos hold value). We thought we’d celebrate the spooky holiday with a small collection of …

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Happy Holidays! + Photography Retrospection

Wishing you and yours a very happy holiday break. We’ll be resuming a regular blogging schedule for Tuesdays and Thursdays come the New Year. Thomas and I are very excited for 2014 and all the things it will bring. Here’s to photography, and the way it helps us capture our memories, emotions, ideas, and dreams. I always enjoy going back …

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Become a Wealthy Photographer in Two Simple Steps.

People often go into a business for the wrong reasons. Maybe they come into a large sum of money they can invest, and they’ve always wanted to get out of their 9-5 job with a boss. So start a business. Whatever, doesn’t matter as long as they are free to be their own boss, right? Get lots of money and …

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Are you a Photoshopographer? – The Art of Photo Compositing

Photoshop… It’s a verb these days. Or, you might hear “that looks so photoshopped.”    People used to trust photographs to be an accurate representation of the truth, but now we’re all skeptics.   Really, they were always wrong.   Whether it’s lens choice, shooting angle, cropping, lighting, or any other multitude of tools in a photographer’s bag, a photograph is showing …