The end of the year always brings a welcome activity of looking back over the year of photography and reflecting on what went well and what didn't go so well, what areas I showed growth and what areas I didn't do as well as I wanted to. And I typically gain some insight as to … Continue reading 2019 Favorite Images
Spring has sprung here in Oregon. YAY! I gotta admit, I have grown tired of the grey and wet weather (but hey, that's what makes this place so green!)We are fortunate in this area to have some amazing flower farms that provides a huge variety of color, texture and pattern to shoot throughout the year. … Continue reading Spring Photography – Tulips
We just released our latest podcast on WeTalkPhoto and the central topic is the reality of being a professional photographer. It's not all glamor and glitz or fame and fortune being a professional. My co-host, Jack Graham, and I discuss the realities of running a successful business as workshop leaders with the mountains of paperwork, … Continue reading Being a Professional Photographer Podcast
Our latest episode of We Talk Photo features an interview with Bill Fortney, one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet in the photography business. Listen as Jack and John talk to Bill about his storied career, fun tales from the business and some of his thoughts on photography today and in the future. It’s … Continue reading Podcast Interview with Bill Fortney – Photographer Extraordinare
I want to introduce our new podcast, called We Talk Photo. It is a podcast about photography where we share information, gossip, funny stories and industry news with our listeners. We want this podcast to be lighthearted and not full of hardcore technical stuff (lots of good folks doing that already). My co-host, Jack Graham, … Continue reading Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo
What is essential to you in your photo bag? That one thing you won't leave home without when you go on a shoot. Is it dependent on what you're going to be shooting or is it just an essential all of the time? Have those "essentials" changed over time for you? As I'm sure … Continue reading Photography Essentials
Well, we made it to 2019. Is the turning of a new year a big deal for you? If so, that's great. It can be a wonderful milestone to make some commitments to yourself, or others, for the coming days. Everyone has their own level of commitment to the sentiment of New Years. For … Continue reading New Years Resolutions for Photography?