One of the images I captured while taking a photo lesson with a professional landscape photographer. Three and a half years ago, I rediscovered my love for photography while standing in a Panera parking lot, watching an amazing sunset unfold. Since then, landscape photography has become a fulfilling side business, sparked this growing blog, taken … Continue reading How to Level Up Your Photography Skills
It’s unavoidable - some days or weeks are harder than others. Despite our best efforts, things just don’t turn out the way we want. I recently had a week that was a pretty difficult one for me professionally. The week started with a painful rejection, rapidly progressed to include a mini-crisis that needed managing while … Continue reading Creativity When Everything Isn’t Coming Up Roses
Have you found yourself looking around for new ideas and coming up empty? It can be hard as an artist, creative, or business person to find creative ideas, especially when you need them most. One of the things I do when I’m stuck in a rut with my photography is to challenge myself to find … Continue reading Finding Inspiration in the Sameness
Over the years, I have found a winning formula for quickly getting a stellar shot from every photo shoot, regardless of the conditions or your experience level. My successful photo session equation is to “shoot more and show less”.
Photography is one of the best hobbies you can choose. Whether you are looking for a new pastime or you need more reasons to justify your photography obsession, this post can help. Here are four reasons why photography is one of the best hobbies for anyone: Photography can be done anywhere. Backyard photo inspiration From still … Continue reading Why Photography is a Great Hobby
Taking great photos doesn’t require a lot of special equipment. In fact, chances are you already own a pretty amazing digital camera -- your smartphone! Some of my best images have been taken with my cell phone, without any fancy add-ons or attachments. Here are my top three tips for taking stunning photos with your … Continue reading 3 Tips for Taking Better Camera Phone Pics