“Hey, Toots!”

June 23, 2018 0

I stopped by a new frame shop in town on my way to a wedding. My old frame shop had closed and I was thrilled to create a relationship with a wonderful new business who […]

THE PHOTOGRAPHY TEACHER NOBODY WANTS

June 22, 2018 1

There is a teacher of photography that few speak of in today’s industry. She is shunned by many and with good reason. Nobody seems to like her. She has taught photography and business for as […]

Meant to Last

May 24, 2018 3

My mom was a florist. She used to say you can always tell a florist by their thumb. Each floral stalk must be cut prior to refrigeration and cut again when incorporated into a design, […]

For Immediate Release

April 4, 2018 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chicago, IL- Photographers from all over the world descended upon Chicago this weekend to partake in the first ever “Professional Camera Bag Competition” at Union Station. The competition, which is the first […]

A Photography Riddle

March 27, 2018 0

I’m sitting on a plane right now, eating cherry sour ball candies and pondering some stuff. It’s a 3 hour flight, so I have some serious pondering time at my disposal. At this very moment, […]

Plan B is Vanity Fair

January 26, 2018 0

(Side note:  it’s kind of nice to know that even a publication like Vanity Fair has its, “OMG! WE LEFT THAT IN!” moments. xoxo)

Do NOT Fake it till You Make It

January 6, 2018 2

I see the posts. You see them, too. A session gone wrong because a photographer didn’t know what to do. And they didn’t know what to do because they hadn’t yet acquired the skills necessary […]

Tough Love Business Advice

December 13, 2017 0

If I read about one more workshop or program or seminar about “How to Succeed in Business,” my eyes are going to start bleeding. People, it’s simple. Really simple. I’ve got it for you in […]

DIY the Perfect Family Holiday Photo…NOT

December 6, 2017 0

I watched a segment on Fox News this morning entitled: “Pricey Pictures with Santa-Tips to DIY the Perfect Family Holiday Photo.” A friend sent me the link. It was early and I was still on […]

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