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On the Radio - A follow-up

January 18, 2017 - Last night was a trip. Yours truly was on an internet radio show (follow that link to listen) talking a bit about my th...
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Headshots

November 06, 2015 - To: Photographers, Clients Headshot posing is a fine art. Like the proper mixture of spices, the correct temperatures...
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Be Wary of the Handout Customer

April 09, 2015 - Drawing on a recent experience I am reminded of the countless meme pics of artists in general being frustrated by people...
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What makes a good photographer?

August 18, 2014 - 1) Consistency. As photographers, before we knew we could, we on occasion could produce good shots but they were flukes...
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How many lights?

June 24, 2014 - I shoot a lot of images with only 1 light. I've roughly 7 lights I can use before I need to start buying more, but why?...
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Artists are artists right?

June 10, 2014 - Artists are artists right? Not really. About the only thing that, to me, defines an artist is by their ability to prod...
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The Magic Formula

February 27, 2014 - This is a business topic. I've discussed in various journal entries in the past about the division between the administ...
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Mindset and other thoughts on Posing Nude

February 10, 2014 - Nudity is an interesting thing, throughout much of the history of the world, people were nude or mostly so. It has been...
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Year in Review 2013

December 28, 2013 - As 2013 draws to a close I reflect and contemplate on many things. Without throwing out too many clichés, I will state t...
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The Softer Side of Beauty

November 08, 2013 - It's no secret that my fashion flavored work tends toward darker themes and colors. And as I've said before, I often sh...
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Where Praise Should Be Assigned

October 31, 2013 - This is a short piece. I came to realize it last night (once again) and will write on it now. Being primarily geared to...
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Propaganda

October 11, 2013 - Propaganda, what is it? World English Dictionary defines it as the organized dissemination of information, allegations,...
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How I base my pricing

October 09, 2013 - Hello. When you contact a legitimate photography service you will notice a pricing difference between them and your wee...
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Art as a Business

September 09, 2013 - Art for our purposes is any creative exchangeable products (a photograph, MP3/FLAC, painting, etc.) or service (performa...
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Relative Importances on Portraits: Opinion Part 2

April 19, 2013 - In the last entry, I noted the obvious must-haves for making a great portrait. Now I will get into the less-apparent bu...
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Relative Importances on Portraits: Opinion Part 1

April 16, 2013 - What factors go into making a great portrait? These are the obvious ones: 1) The gear (required unless you want to pret...
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Purchasing Advice for Any Business or Start-up

March 25, 2013 - (Applicable to any business that is service based but requires equipment or tools to perform that service, ie, photograp...
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21 Recommendations on Living

March 04, 2013 - It's been exactly 1 month since my last posting here. I called it a hiatus. It was. I enjoyed it. I don't think I took...
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Help!

January 21, 2013 - This is not a plea for help, though Lord knows I need help. Not the help you think I need, the help I think I need. Thi...
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Do and Do Not: A Brief Note for Models

January 08, 2013 - A short collection of things to do and not do. Let's start with the negatives and get those out of the way. These are...
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Why Small Businesses Need Professional Photography

January 03, 2013 - I've started companies in the past and been part of forming companies and I'd like to share my experience and opinion on...
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My Year In Review

December 26, 2012 - Thank you for coming to visit me this year! I'm going to recap my year, what I did, enjoyed and will end with my intenti...
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The Art of Tea

December 17, 2012 - I'm a big fan of tea, especially Oolong tea. Oolong is a tea that's oxidation falls somewhere toward the middle between...
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The Artist Funk, Why and What to Do

December 13, 2012 - Three years ago in January I hit a funk that lasted a couple months. I just had no interest in taking photos. Looking ba...
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How to Increase Your Safety (for Models) Part 3

December 09, 2012 - ...Continued from Part 2 Part III. The Psychology of Attitude Mannerisms and Communications: What to look for Key Po...
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How to Increase Your Safety (for Models) part 2

December 05, 2012 - Moving forward from Part 1 we come to the second installment covering: Part II. Security on Location Self-Defense It...
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How to Increase Your Safety (for Models) Part 1

December 02, 2012 - This short essay on security has primarily been written with female models in mind. But security as a subject is applica...
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Choosing the Right Photographer

November 21, 2012 - As a business person, I perceive what I think people are looking for when choosing a photographer, whether it's for a we...
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Advice for the budding photographer in all of us!

November 06, 2012 - Free advice. People rarely if ever take advice. And the photography industry is full of rogues and "only ones" who would...
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Update and Rambling on My Mind

October 22, 2012 - It's 3:30 in the morning and so what better thing can I do but update anyone who is secretly following my life. I say t...
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Beauty Itself

August 26, 2012 - What is Beauty? I use the word in a couple of places and I've come to realize that beauty has many definitions. One of...
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From Self to Selfless; my journey thus far

August 09, 2012 - This is a confession of sorts. I've got to tell you WHY I got into photography. I think it's important because as an art...
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Ten Things You Should Never Say to a Photographer - And Why?

July 09, 2012 - I saw this graphic floating around on Facebook. The popular social networking site seems to be meme and pic central. It...
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Image is Everything; Why Pro Photography is Vital for Businesses!

April 02, 2012 - This article covers your image as it relates to your business. First, I'd like to differentiate between image as a phot...
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The Value of a Portrait

March 28, 2012 - As an artist, as a photographer I understand the value of a portrait. I'm not much different from a painter that sets up...
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Body Painting Behind the Scenes

March 09, 2012 - So I am brand new to video. Brand spanking new. I don't know that I will ever be a "videographer" but it's kind of fun...
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3 Days with Sue

March 06, 2012 - Hi folks! I just got done watching Sue Bryce's workshop at CreativeLive. I wanted to chime in on the utter greatness of...
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There Are No Limits. There Are Plateaus

February 25, 2012 - What if you woke up every day, had your morning coffee, went to work, worked for 8 hours and then headed home? What if t...
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Making Photographs vs. Taking photographs and Documenting Scenes

December 03, 2009 - I find myself torn between these things all the time. For the first several years of my photography (for lack of a bette...
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7 Tips for purchasing camera equipment

December 01, 2009 - Photo courtesy of howtorowacat at flickr). I’ve collected some simple pointers to ensure you are buying the right cam...
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