Tip: Survive the outdoors

Last weekend, Marcus and I both picked up ticks while shooting in the mountains. I specifically want to mention this for anyone planning an outdoor photo session, but this advice is relevant to everyone. I picked up a tick while walking around my yar... more
Monday, August 20, 2007

Portrait Preparation Tips for Group Photos

While many of the individual tips would work here as well, here are a few tips more specific to working with groups...Unless you just absolutely love the idea of having everyone in the same outfit, I don’t recommend it for families. Avoid anything to... more
Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Portrait Preparation Tips for Individuals

A little list of tips for portrait sessions (especially highschool seniors)...Do: • Bring along several outfits ranging from formal to dressy to casual with a variety of colors and styles. It’s better to be over prepared so we have lots to... more
Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Demystifying the print crop

In an effort to help everyone get the most from their photo prints, I want to post a little explanation on print ratios and crops. The uncropped, full-frame files from my cameras are in a 4x6 ratio which is a very popular print size. T... more
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Average Wedding Costs & How to Budget

I ran into an interesting report online today about how much people are spending on weddings. It sounds a little unbelievable, but anyone planning a wedding can attest to how fast everything adds up. I thought that those of you planning a wedding mig... more
Sunday, March 4, 2007
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