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So You Want to Be a Photographer?

With this infographic that I came across on http://www.fstoppers.com, the guys from http://www.fotoseeds really nailed some of the key challenges that we face as photographers and as an industry. Their message of sustainability and avoiding burnout is one that I can’t emphasize … Continue reading

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Review and Real World Experience with the Fuji X-T1

I should start out by saying that this really isn’t a review in the sense that I’m going to go through the camera and point out all of the features and give it my thumbs up or thumbs down. Instead, … Continue reading

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Portrait Lookbooks on Sale!

Holiday Season is family portrait season so to help you make the most of your family sessions, I’ve put the Lookbook for Infants, Kids and Families on sale. Save nearly 30% from now to the end of the year. Don’t … Continue reading

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One Website or Two: Should You Separate Your Portrait & Wedding Work into Different Websites?

So you’ve been at this photography thing for awhile and you’re a competent shooter. Maybe you started out shooting weddings, but now you’re shooting portraits, seniors and the occasional commercial work. You’ve got it all under one roof, in one … Continue reading

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John’s Ten Business Principles to Live By

1. What got you here will not carry you forward. The internet and digital technology has forever changed the pace of competition. A technique or style that is unique one moment can become common tomorrow. (Two years ago textures were … Continue reading

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Free Lightroom Preset Kit if You Register Your Images!

I’ve tried to encourage you with all the legal imperatives and advantages for registering your images. I’ve provided step by step instructions. Now I’m going to offer one more bit of sugar to go along with the medicine. If you … Continue reading

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Notes on Registering Images with the Copyright Office

I’m still working away at sharing the most streamlined method for registering images. The unfortunate reality is that copyright rules were created for a world where film was shot and then only select image were submitted to a newspaper or … Continue reading

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