“All Art Requires Courage.”-Anne Tucker Tip of the Day: I wanted to elaborate on this quote, and explain how it affects me as a photographer. It is easy to gravitate towards poses that we know will produce a good image. However, it is important to push yourself to take risks. For example, with this engagement session […]

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Quick Tip:Feed your creative juices! Creativity is like a muscle and needs to be exercised to stay in shape.  Don’t just rely on photography to bring out your expressive side. Prioritize other activities that cultivate creativity so you are “in shape”.  For me, dancing my butt off to house music does the trick.  Petra Cross […]

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  Quick Tip: Paint the full picture! When taking portraits don’t forget to include their native environment. Incorporating your subject’s surroundings creates a story to accompany your subject.   Like this post0 Likes

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Quick Tip: Locations often play a paramount role in the impact of an image. Search for backgrounds that complement the clothing and personalities of the couple. Don’t stick a conservative couple against a graffiti wall just to get your shot – it won’t resonate with them and you won’t create the best image of your clients. […]

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Quick Tip: Despite popular opinion, it is not always essential to shoot professional models. For many of my lifestyle shoots, I actually prefer to photograph real people.  For example, in this shot for John Deere, I found that real people created a more authentic story/feeling. This was shot at F/8 @ 1/250 sec. using Canon […]

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