How I Quit My Job

How I Quit My Job

How I Quit My Job To Be A Full-Time Photographer Please bear in mind that not everything in this post may be what's right for you. One of the biggest lessons I continually have to face in being self-employed is figurin [...]
The Myth of the Extraordinary

The Myth of the Extraordinary

It may surprise some to learn that one of my favorite books doesn't have magic, dragons or talking fruit bats named Roberto. It's a short read called Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking. I read [...]
5 Ways to Improve Your Pet Photos

5 Ways to Improve Your Pet Photos

Animals (okay, cats!) are among my favorite things to photograph. I grew up with cats and each era of my life is accounted for based on what cat was in my life at the time.* So, naturally, as soon as I started picking up the [...]
Bokeholic

Bokeholic

Ever since I started toying around with faux tilt-shift effects in my photography I've been getting some questions about how I'm achieving the look. Sadly, I don't own a tilt-shift lens. They're way too expensive for wh [...]
Data Entry

Data Entry

A couple posts back I mentioned that I carry a notebook around with me to record data on photos that were shot with film. I got a few questions about it and figured a post might be helpful for anyone else who may want to do [...]
Bikeh Panorama

Bikeh Panorama

Like Alice said in a recent post, we photographers are pretty big suckers for bikes these days. I'm definitely no exception, and when I learned about the Brenizer Method I specifically set out to find a bike to do my first [...]
Digital Darkroom (Part I)

Digital Darkroom (Part I)

Having recently graduated from college and moving away, I thought I'd never shoot film again. But with recommendation from a checker at Whole Foods, I've learned that Blue Moon Camera in St. John's is a great place to get my [...]