Did I ever tell you about the time my mother almost killed me? There's not much to the story, except that it's true. And I almost died that day. At least that's how I saw it at the time....Read more
If there's one activity that will guarantee you success in life and in your own photography business it's the effort you put into digging deep into your heart and soul and pulling out a list of meaningful challenges worth pursuing. In other...Read more
Sometimes you need to take the opposite view and look at why some things don't get done, so you can better understand how to best, well, get them done. Most of the reasons why we don't get much accomplished are beyond our control...things like family, social media, teevee and talk shows.... on and on. This includes day to day grind stuff, bills, work obligations....you know. Stuff. Everything pretty much a series of distractions. Now, family would be considered more than a distraction. And I agree. However, if it wasn't for your parents, spouse, teens, grade schoolers, toddlers we'd get tons done. The truth is, once you get all these distractions out of the way, you'd be staring face to face with one thing and one thing only.... ....your destiny. Your dreams. Your future. You.
Have you ever gone into a photo shoot and been totally stuck?You know, no ideas, no strategy. Maybe scared or stressed out? Your mind goes blank? It happens to us all. Happens to me all the time. It's...
There is a scene in The Matrix...you know the one.... when Neo visits "The Oracle". She's a sort of prophet inside The Matrix who can read people, tell the future and keeps everyone in line. She smokes....Read more
I like to take in the occasional game of tennis. It's always been one of my favorite sports, besides running and cardio kickboxing. Last Sunday when my wife and I were on the courts, before lunch, I tried a new strategy.
Several times throughout my life I found myself waiting on tables or slinging beer. I've worked in rough and tumble bars, fast and crazy meat market dance clubs, regular old-school lounges and high end fancy schmancy restaurants where we all wore black pants, white...Read more
Photo above by Margaret Bryan....from her webinar Dogs and the Business of Pet Photography (keep reading...) I just finished doing some spring cleaning in our online photography forum. Cleared out some non relevant stuff and dead links. And you what I discovered?...Read more
The first six months starting in the year 1991 were truly epic for me. Truth be told, everything has been epic since. But that first half of that year really started the ball rolling in a whole new, exciting,...Read more