To find your calling is a gift. A purpose provides the drive to pursue excellence along with an unwavering belief that your work is of value. When you can take this resolve and turn it into a vocation you achieve a rare and extraordinary feat.
~ Susan Carr, “The Art and Business of Photography”
I was having coffee with another photographer the other day when he asked how I deal with the winter funk. You know, the time of the year when we start feeling unmotivated and we think our work sucks. So I shared with him 4 things I do to help me get through these potentially depressing months ahead. Continue Reading →
“Whatever it is you do in the world, if you can carve out some time to create and to separate yourself from your normal routine, you will be rewarded.”
Been thinking a lot about creativity and originality lately.
[Creativity] does not result from original parts, but from original thoughts. Creating new processes is at least as valuable as creating new pieces.
It is a mistake to assume that revolution rests on the back of Continue Reading →
So someone asked me to walk y’all through an image I shot and I thought it’d be a cool post for those people who enjoy the nuts and bolts of things :)
For many of my wedding couples, I’m one of the first vendors they book once they get engaged. It’s great to see their excitement and the “freshness” in their attitude towards planning. Fast forward a year or two later and the same couples often will say something like, “We just want to get it (the wedding) over with.” What they really mean is, “We just want to see it through or come to be.” In the same spirit, I just want to be in Uganda already and start taking photos. Continue Reading →