Why Being a Photographer/Artist Isn’t Easy

A lot of people think that the arts are an “easy” career path. Maybe even (dare I say it) a STUPID career path? Let me be the first to let you in on the secret then. It’s pretty dang difficult! Actually, very few of the people who went to school with me for photography are […]

Photographing the Galaxy

Using your camera to create an image of the Milky Way sounds like it could be extremely challenging, but I’m here to tell you it really isn’t! As long as you have a few simple supplies, you can photograph the galaxy with your DSLR camera. No, you really can’t use your phone unless you can […]

You Should be Using a Photo Studio

Let me paint a mental picture for you. Maybe it’ll sound familiar: You want to do some portrait photography, maybe build your portfolio a little bit or make some extra cash doing headshots. Regardless, it’s time to set up the shoot. You’re confident in your abilities and you’ve done some great photos for your friends […]

We’re Back!

Did you miss me as much as I missed you? Probably not. I missed you a lot! Well, Starting this Thursday (August 3, 2017), you’ll start seeing those articles pop up again every Tuesday and Thursday! Why have be been absent? Well, to be completely honest, I got very caught up doing a few things: […]

Stay Productive While Sick

Well I’m extremely sick right now with the flu. Chills, fever, body aches, runny nose, congestion, the works. So I can’t take clients, I can’t host workshops, I can barely walk my dog. But I still have to be productive! At least while I’m awake. So here are my thoughts on some stuff you can […]

Light Meters are Useless

​This might rub some older pros the wrong way, but we have to face the fact that using an external light meter is entirely useless these days. For those of you who don’t know what a light meter is, I’ll give you a relatively simple description. It’s a little hand-held device that will tell you […]