Everything I do and everything Pixar does is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period.

John Lasseter, PIXAR Founder


I grew up in a quaint 2-family house located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. For my entire life up until leaving for university, I could remember seeing the Twin Towers looming off in the distance right from my porch. Ironically, I always thought that these two gigantic Tetris pieces represented some truly ugly […]

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One excellent way for a photographer to get established in the local market is to consider adding real estate work to the portfolio. While real estate photography can certainly encompass large commercial and resort-scale projects, here we’re going to focus on the more common kind of residential MLS (Multiple Listing Service) imagery we’re all used […]

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“I like to photograph anyone before they know what their best angles are.”

– Ellen Von Unwerth


Let’s say you just got a shiny new package from your local camera store or Amazon or B&H. In it is a brand new camera body or lens or [insert gear type here]. You’ve probably spent some hard earned money on it, right? So, it would stand to reason that you’d want to do everything […]

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On a recent Hot Gear Podcast, Rich Harrington sat with Chase Reynolds over at LensRentals.com to talk about the hot products that they just can’t seem to keep on their shelves.  And of course, with the recent release of the Nikon D810, it’s made the hot topic on this month’s “Hot Gear” Segment. Start listening […]

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Recently, I wrote a brief post on my blog that was titled, Create For Yourself, which serves as the impetus for this story. Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about my own growth as a photographer and, to a broader extent, as a creator. This introspection invariably led me to look at how […]

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