Time To Smile

Apr 09

Time To Smile

It is that time of year! This year, our studio is once again participating in Celebration of Smiles- a promotion to raise money and awareness for Operation Smile.  The Professional Photographers of America have participated in this for the past several years and this will be our third Celebration. Operation Smile provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft...

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Are You Ready To Smile??

Apr 01

Are You Ready To Smile??

$$$ SMILE! $$$ How do you put a price on a kid’s smile?  How about $240??? IT’S BACK! In April, we will once again be participating in Celebration of Smiles – an event organized by PPA Charities.  Those of you who participated last year will certainly remember it.  If you missed it, you need to mark your calendars for April 26 right now! THE...

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How To Find Artistic Inspiration

Nov 04

How To Find Artistic Inspiration

Of all the things you do as a photographer, coming up with creative ideas is probably one of the most important.  Unfortunately, it is also one of the toughest. You can always buy the latest and greatest camera gear or download the newest Photoshop filters.  You can learn the “rules” of photography, like composition and posing.  You can even check...

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Be Different or Die

Mar 15

Be Different or Die

Back in the “good ol’ days” of photography, all you really needed was a nice medium-format camera and a few business cards.  That pretty much set you apart from the parents with cameras.  My oh my, how things have changed!  The camera no longer sets you apart from your clients.  Heck, some of my clients have more expensive cameras than even I...

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Senior Portrait: Lara

Oct 06

Senior Portrait:  Lara

Last month, I did a senior portrait session with Lara – who has been one of my favorite models since she was little! We did a lot of traditional senior portraits, then decided to work on something a little more artistic.   We went with much more dramatic lighting and played around with some more unconventional cropping. We ended up with this incredible...

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The Investment Of Photography

Sep 02

Is Photography An Investment? A lot of times, you hear the word investment used very loosely. You have time investments, emotional investments, and of course – financial investments. Now everyone agrees that stocks and bonds are an investment, but is photography really an investment? I might be slightly biased, but I think it is a wonderful investment....

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