Never Doubt

May 21, 2019 4

She came in for her senior session. Her hair was a mess of tangled waves, unruly and uncooperative. Her face was covered with freckles and dotted with acne. She wasn’t model proportions and the clothing […]

Even a Monkey Can Do It

May 20, 2019 1

A photographer is someone who has a camera and takes pictures. That’s it. A toddler could do it. Heck, a monkey could it do it. A professional photographer, however, is something altogether differentProfessional photographers hit their mark 99% […]

The Egg Dress: a photo rescue story

May 3, 2019 6

I am starting a rescue effort. It has nothing to do with dogs, cats, or dolphins caught in tuna nets. I’m not trying to salvage old buildings nor save the environment. I still use plastic […]

Old Photos Are Not Worth Anything

April 25, 2019 6

Dear writer of the Forbes Magazine article, “Your Top 10 Objects Your Kids Don’t Want,” I just read your article. In it, you outline the objects in your home that you feel one’s children will […]

St. Ivahadenuf

April 18, 2019 0

She stands in the front of the church; her face carefully set into a pleasant expression, her breathing slow. The knuckles of her right hand, however, are white with rage as she clutches her camera. […]

Danger, Wedding Photographers

April 12, 2019 1

Bride Magazine UK featured a story recently about a couple who hired a robot named Eva to photograph their wedding. Using facial recognition, the robot asks guests whether they would like their photograph taken and […]

These Photos Aren’t for YOU

April 11, 2019 1

When I was a little girl, we would eat dinner as a family every night at five o’clock. My dad was in the Air Force and when he arrived home, dinner was on the table. […]

I’m not in it for the Likes

March 24, 2019 0

Dear Friends,  I’ve opted out of playing The Social Media Game.I refuse to do it. Notice I’m not saying I’ve opted out of social media. I love social media; you are reading these words because […]

The Lesson from Costco’s Photo Lab

March 1, 2019 6

I received a letter from Costco that the location I frequent for my 8lbs of ground beef and jumbo bottle of vodka is closing their photo department. Why? Because in spite of more pictures being […]

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