How Photographers Can Find Their Vision

Vision Path

A common thread amongst newer photographers, and photographers looking to grow, is vision. I’m often asked about how to find vision. The answer isn’t simple, and I have actually written about it in the past. I don’t think it can be taught because a photographer’s vision isn’t black and white. There are so many colors Continue reading…

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Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park


Jordan Pond is beautiful location tucked away in Acadia National Park in Maine. It is a location where you can see mountains in the distance.  The mountains are called bubbles because the are extremely round and resemble bubbles. I love scenes like this for a few reasons. The rocks and driftwood in the water sits Continue reading…

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My Friend Daryl


This is my friend Daryl. He and I met via social media many years ago. One day he said to me that he keeps struggling to join the photowalks I was organizing on a regular basis. So my reply to him was something along the lines of… “then let’s plan one together so you have Continue reading…

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Headshot With A Splash Of Color


This is Erin.  I met her via The Arcanum as she is one of the apprentices I’m mentoring. I had the pleasure of meeting Erin in person during a headshot photography meetup I organized. During our time making photos and sharing headshot photography tips and trips, my friend Joe decided to set up a backlight Continue reading…

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One Is More Than A Number


The number one means so many different things depending on what its referring to.  For a one year work anniversary it is a pretty neat deal, but not one often celebrated. I rarely hear of anyone celebrating one year of retirement. But a first birthday is huge.  It is a giant milestone for the parents Continue reading…

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The Look Back


The couple here had their baby a few weeks later. I have photographed many couples, their children and even maternity photos in the past. But now that Melissa is having our first baby I see maternity photos differently.  To me this photograph speaks more about what I would like to do for my clients maternity Continue reading…

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Smiles & The Start Of Something Amazing

5 Day Smile Challenge

Today I am happy to share a new challenge among the photography community. You see, two weeks ago I was challenged by my friend Matt to participate in the 5 day Black and White challenge. It was a fun challenge, but I also felt there could be more things like that with strong purposes. So Continue reading…

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Smooth & Foggy Days


On our way up to Acadia National Park we stopped at two lighthouses and a cove.  We were hoping for the rain to break, but it didn’t.  So we sucked it up, put on our rain gear and made some magic. The photograph you see here is actually one of two lighthouses in this area. Continue reading…

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Rick Louie


For the past few years I have seen Rick’s website many times.  He and I have many of the same photographer friends, and he happens to also be a Photocrati customer. But my recent trip to Maine was the first time I got to meet him, and turns out he’s an awesome person to know. Continue reading…

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Hoboken Pose


Stepping away from my Acadia trip for this photo… My younger brother got engaged recently, and Melissa and I went to Hoboken, New Jersey (home of Frank Sinatra) where they live, to make their engagement photos. The photo here is one I made on our way back from one location headed back to their apartment. Continue reading…

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