The Lesson of the Sandcastle

July 12, 2019 1

It was darn impressive. I mean, it wouldn’t have won first place in one of those elaborate Sandcastle Competitions or anything, but still, someone had put a lot of time and effort into its creation. […]

Pros Know

June 19, 2019 1

I got my hair cut a couple days ago. It had become way too long and out of control and well, I was looking for something a little different. I know my limits when it […]

I Should Have

June 1, 2019 0

“I SHOULD HAVE” I think those three words strung together are just about the saddest in the history of language.  “I should have” indicates regret, a mistake, a lesson learned.And most of the time those […]

I am Certifiably Confused

May 29, 2019 14

I don’t mean to step on any toes, but <deep breath> here we go… Dear PPA,  A couple weeks ago, I asked to sit down with your top brass and discuss what is happening with […]

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 […]

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