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Inspiring ideas for photographers who must stay at home
I know a lot of people who have a hard time leaving the home. They might be taking care of...
Six ways to work through creative block
In the world of photography and visual content creation, the pressure to develop fresh new ideas can be an unending...
Are you creating for yourself?
How much time do you spend creating for yourself? If you are running a photography business, my guess is the...
Six ways to get out of your photography slump
A fellow photographer just asked for help because they have been in a photography slump for the last four months....
I don’t wanna!
Last week I had the opportunity to go up to Milwaukee, WI to meet up with a friend who was...
Feeling stuck?
We all feel stuck sometimes. Stuck at work, stuck in our own thoughts, stuck trying to write a blog post...
Thinking outside the box
Feeling creatively stuck? Here’s one way you can get the creative juices flowing again. Choose a list of random words,...
Pick up your camera and go
Let’s face it — some days we don’t really feel like going out to take photos. Weather, kids, work, chores,...
Help! I’ve lost my inspiration
As photographers, we’re hard on ourselves when we feel like we’re not creating the shots we want or when we...
No Excuses! Making Photos No Matter What
After a long couple of days of teaching at Photoshop World, my good friends Ray and Kim insisted I join...
PEOPLE! Stop Fearing the New iPhone!
I'm going to try to tone this down a little bit, as I've willingly participated in absolutely ridiculous and brainless conversations regarding...
Dealing with that Creative Rut
I don't know if there's a term for the photographer's equivalent for writer's block, but l had it for the...

Six ways to work through creative block

In the world of photography and visual content creation, the pressure to develop fresh new ideas can be an unending challenge. Creative block is a daily reality for many photographers and artists regardless how common, extraordinary or abstract the subject

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Are you creating for yourself?

How much time do you spend creating for yourself? If you are running a photography business, my guess is the answer is not much or not as much as you’d like. Even as a hobby photographer, are you able to

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I don’t wanna!

Last week I had the opportunity to go up to Milwaukee, WI to meet up with a friend who was in town. I love Milwaukee, I do. It’s a really down to earth city with some very cool architecture, which,

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Feeling stuck?

We all feel stuck sometimes. Stuck at work, stuck in our own thoughts, stuck trying to write a blog post and most certainly as photographers we all get stuck with what to shoot. We feel we’ve lost our creativity, our

Read More

Thinking outside the box

Feeling creatively stuck? Here’s one way you can get the creative juices flowing again. Choose a list of random words, or have someone give you a list. Six to eight words is usually a good challenge. Take those words and

Read More

Pick up your camera and go

Let’s face it — some days we don’t really feel like going out to take photos. Weather, kids, work, chores, projects…the list goes on. The list of excuses, because really that’s what they are. All of these things take us

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Help! I’ve lost my inspiration

As photographers, we’re hard on ourselves when we feel like we’re not creating the shots we want or when we are feeling like not even picking up our cameras. The reality is it happens to all of us. Here are

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PEOPLE! Stop Fearing the New iPhone!

I’m going to try to tone this down a little bit, as I’ve willingly participated in absolutely ridiculous and brainless conversations regarding the iPhone 7 with people. Everything from conspiracy theories like, planned obsolescence, to thoughts like “my life as a professional

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Dealing with that Creative Rut

I don’t know if there’s a term for the photographer’s equivalent for writer’s block, but l had it for the majority of last year. I remember that I couldn’t feel the vibe, I couldn’t find the energy to shoot and

Read More
basilica dome cell phone image

I don’t wanna!

Last week I had the opportunity to go up to Milwaukee, WI to meet up with a friend who was in town. I love Milwaukee, I do. It’s a really down to earth city with some very cool architecture, which,

Read More

Feeling stuck?

We all feel stuck sometimes. Stuck at work, stuck in our own thoughts, stuck trying to write a blog post and most certainly as photographers we all get stuck with what to shoot. We feel we’ve lost our creativity, our

Read More

Thinking outside the box

Feeling creatively stuck? Here’s one way you can get the creative juices flowing again. Choose a list of random words, or have someone give you a list. Six to eight words is usually a good challenge. Take those words and

Read More

Pick up your camera and go

Let’s face it — some days we don’t really feel like going out to take photos. Weather, kids, work, chores, projects…the list goes on. The list of excuses, because really that’s what they are. All of these things take us

Read More

Help! I’ve lost my inspiration

As photographers, we’re hard on ourselves when we feel like we’re not creating the shots we want or when we are feeling like not even picking up our cameras. The reality is it happens to all of us. Here are

Read More

PEOPLE! Stop Fearing the New iPhone!

I’m going to try to tone this down a little bit, as I’ve willingly participated in absolutely ridiculous and brainless conversations regarding the iPhone 7 with people. Everything from conspiracy theories like, planned obsolescence, to thoughts like “my life as a professional

Read More

Dealing with that Creative Rut

I don’t know if there’s a term for the photographer’s equivalent for writer’s block, but l had it for the majority of last year. I remember that I couldn’t feel the vibe, I couldn’t find the energy to shoot and

Read More

I, Creator: Growing On Your Terms

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,

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