Off The Record: Rio

Jan 19

Off The Record:  Rio

The First Album The first official album cover for my “Off The Record” project has been completed and was unveiled today – appropriately enough – in London during my program at SWPP.  I decided to start the project off with an iconic album cover from a British band that helped define 80s music – Duran Duran. Rio When we were first...

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How To End Fake Smiles

Feb 09

How To End Fake Smiles

How To End Fake Smiles Every portrait is ultimately judged by the expression on the subject.  It doesn’t matter if you are a photographer or a client- everyone hates fake smiles. Nothing spoils a session like a long, dramatic “CHEEEEEEEZZZEEEE!”. So how do we avoid it? First Things First Like most projects, the planning is a critical part of the...

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The Weakest Link

Aug 05

The Weakest Link

In every operation there is a weakest link. It is the part of your business that holds you back. Think of a bunch of people stranded on a desert island. If the island has enough water for 12 people, enough shelter for 15 people and enough food for 8 people – how many can really live there? You could build a high-rise apartment complex on the island –...

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Examining Creativity

Feb 23

Examining Creativity

Last night, I went to a fantastic lecture by Julie Burstein at the Dallas Museum of Art.  Burstein has produced public radio’s Studio 360 program for the past 10 years.  During that time, they have interviewed hundreds of the world’s best artists.  Julie pulled from these interviews to create her new book, “Spark:  How Creativity...

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