Lourcey Photography Blog | Plano kids and family photographer - Dallas, Texas

Why You Gotta Give

Feb 01

Why You Gotta Give

You Have To Start Somewhere About a year and half ago, I started a YouTube Channel.  It was actually just one video, explaining exposure.  I posted it so people in a photography class would have a reference to remind themselves what they had learned in my beginner photography class.  From there, it just kind of grew.   It now has almost 40 videos and has...

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The Shocking Truth About Sales

Jan 27

The Shocking Truth About Sales

The Art Of The Sale Selling our work seems to be one of the toughest jobs a photographer has to do.  It is can be stressful, difficult and ultimately lead to the demise of your business if you don’t know what you are doing. When I speak at photography conventions, the topic always comes up – in one form or another.  It seems to really baffle...

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Put Some WOW In Your Portraits

Jan 23

Put Some WOW In Your Portraits

If you are a Corel Painter user like I am, you certainly know about Cher Threinen-Pendarvis and her series of Painter Wow books. I met Cher several years ago, when I was first starting to learn Painter. We have kept in touch over the years and I was honored to have some of my paintings featured in her latest book- the tenth edition of Painter Wow. In addition to...

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Imaging USA – New Orleans

Jan 20

Imaging USA – New Orleans

Well, I’ve been away from the blog for a few days – did you miss me? I just got back from ImagingUSA in New Orleans. If you aren’t familiar with ImagingUSA, it is the big national convention for the Professional Photographers of America. Photographers from all over the world gather to talk shop and learn more about the craft. Of course, just...

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How To Age Gracefully

Jan 11

How To Age Gracefully

A New Twist On Old I hope your 2012 is off to a very creative start.  If one of your New Years Resolutions is to add some new looks to your image portfolio, then you are in luck! This week, I was working on a video tutorial on how to get a cool antique effect in Photoshop.  I’ve tried several different ways over the years, but I liked the look I got from...

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Chillin’ In Minnesota

Jan 09

Chillin’ In Minnesota

I just got back from a great weekend, teaching in Minnesota.  I was in Monticello, just outside of the Twin Cities area,  doing two programs on Saturday – Home Studio in the morning and Print Competition in the afternoon.  I covered everything from elevating your image to tightening up your business and marketing plan.  We had a great time talking about...

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Kicking Butt in 2012

Jan 05

Kicking Butt in 2012

A Fresh Start The first of January is always such a great time.  You have the whole year ahead of you- with big plans to improve on everything that went wrong the year before.  Its like moving into a new house – it looks so big and spacious before you have a chance to clutter it up! Of course, it is the time you make those New Years Resolutions and hope...

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