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Should you become a professional photographer?
Perhaps you have been photographing for a while. Regardless of the genre, you're quite good, everyone around you thinks so...
No one ever told me I could become an artist
I have a confession: School was incredibly hard for me and I actually hated it most of the time. There...
photograpHER 2019 to put the spotlight on female photographers
From April 25-27, 2019, The Camera Shop of Muskegon will put the focus on women in photography, presenting photograpHER 2019....
5 tips to use NOW to reach your goals faster
I made a point in 2019 to take control of my business. I had a great 2018 but I know...
Charging the right price: Why is it important?
Why is it important for us, photographers, to define the value of our services? Charging the right price isn’t always...
Fast & Easy Tips for Photographing Fireworks this Fourth of July
The fourth of July is my favorite holiday because of fireworks! I grew up in Lousiville, Kentucky and they have...
How to Make Light Painting Spirals the Easy Way
As a mom of two wild little ones, I am always looking for creative ways to express myself with my...
Sunday Comics: Wedding Wisdom of the Season #3
As wedding season gets into full swing this month, honor the photographer who provides the happy couple with tangible memories....
Gear Review: Fractals (Your New Must-Have)
Fractals, people, are the new must-haves in my camera bag. I was introduced to Fractals at WPPI. My friend and...
The Art of Being “Photogenic”
I can't tell you how many times I've had someone say 'I am not 'photogenic'. To be honest, I hate...
4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting An Office Out From Your Home
When we are at the beginning of our photographer career, we try to spend as little as possible on everything...
What’s In the Bag: Gear I Use to Photograph President Trump
  Last week I was assigned to photograph President Trump during his visit to Manchester, NH. I try to bring...

Should you become a professional photographer?

Perhaps you have been photographing for a while. Regardless of the genre, you’re quite good, everyone around you thinks so (and not just your mom and partner/spouse, they don’t tend to be impartial). Maybe it’s time to take the show

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Gear Review: Fractals (Your New Must-Have)

Fractals, people, are the new must-haves in my camera bag. I was introduced to Fractals at WPPI. My friend and fellow photographer, Kathy Mukhopadhyay, bought a set and mentioned that they were doing live demos throughout the trade show if

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The Art of Being “Photogenic”

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had someone say ‘I am not ‘photogenic’. To be honest, I hate that statement. I mean who isn’t ‘photogenic’? To me everyone, I don’t care who you are, is or at least can

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Gear Review: Fractals (Your New Must-Have)

Fractals, people, are the new must-haves in my camera bag. I was introduced to Fractals at WPPI. My friend and fellow photographer, Kathy Mukhopadhyay, bought a set and mentioned that they were doing live demos throughout the trade show if

Read More

The Art of Being “Photogenic”

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had someone say ‘I am not ‘photogenic’. To be honest, I hate that statement. I mean who isn’t ‘photogenic’? To me everyone, I don’t care who you are, is or at least can

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Lights, Colors, Fractals

I shot this photograph at WPPI in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago. I was at the ClickProps Studio Backdrops booth. This company makes over 500 backdrops in various designs and sizes, and we got to test out a

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Is Opportunity Knocking? Are You Ready?

Have you ever been in a room and looked around and felt like you didn’t belong? Just felt like you were a fish out of the water and your hoping no one noticed that you’re drowning in the corner. That is the

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