Political photography in a grueling 4 years

April 24, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
New York Times - Doug Mills I have done virtually zero portrait work in the past year, and I cannot imagine the stress level of being this photographer. More Access, More Anxiety: The Job of Photographing Trump In an interview, Doug Mills, a Times photographer in the Washington bureau, reflects on a relentless four years.
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Reviving myself

April 24, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
I have had a pretty "low photography" few years with the closure of my last studio location, and then "Covid" lockdowns. While I was fortunate to have the day job to keep the bills paid, I was not in the mindset to "keep plugging away at photography". I no longer wished to buy gear, backgrounds or lighting. I no had the space to work on a variation...
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Well I have been spanked...now what?

January 16, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Well my last post came at a time when I'd finally realized that my studio was failing financially. A year later I had closed my doors. Here's a shot of the studio "grand opening a year later." I miss that space and the old charm. But I'm going to do artistic photography again I swear.
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Musings for today: the value of photography

November 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Having been a photographer hobbyist, freelancer, semi-professional and professional over the span of 40 years, I've come to confront a few realities. I began my business underfunded in terms of cash and productive time. 1. It is investment in marketing and sales that matter overwhelmingly in the business, and that must have a 3 year minimum to suc...
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Tooting My Own Horn

January 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Ok, maybe more like a sales broadcast, but I am excited by the positive reactions from my friends who've seen my first art piece, the portrait of Kirstin Ann! I can't wait to see how Kirstin likes it:-) I have a few more sessions to do, and then I'm ready to preview her with the rest of the world. In the coming weeks I'll announce when we will have...
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