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 […]

A Photgraphyversary

November 12, 2017 0

Today is my Photographyversary. I started in this industry when I was 19, which means in dog years, I should be dead. And in that time, I’ve seen a ton of changes. Some great, some […]

An Opportunity to Work for Free

September 1, 2017 0

Dear Show Me Center, I understand you are looking for a house photographer to build a relationship with and have put the call out on Facebook. You want to review websites to assure you have […]

Dear Adobe Photoshop

July 13, 2017 4

Dear Adobe, We need to have a talk. A come to Jesus moment, if you will. Allow me to begin by saying how much I love your product. I’ve used Photoshop since the beginning of […]

Don’t Pee in my Pool

May 20, 2017 0

Imagine, if you will, that the photography industry is a very large swimming pool. Not one of those backyard models, but rather, an Olympic sized pool. And this very large pool is filled with photographers, […]

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