How to become a professional photographer

Professional photography as a career? Q. How does one become a wealthy photographer? A. Start out as a very wealthy person, then, become a photographer. There are some important business insights that are relevant to all photography businesses, no matter how good you are. Key thoughts: 1. Overall, the photography profession is pretty much a […]

Family Portrait Time in Dallas Fort Worth area

Family Portrait Time in Dallas Fort Worth area

Photography Workshop Mar 3rd.

Photography workshop! Saturday, March 3rd I’m often asked if I ever teach photography classes. Over the years I’ve taught basic photography classes, as well as workshops for professional wedding and portrait photographers. Now I’m offering a new class. This 6 hour class is designed for those who would like to make money with their photography. […]

Civil Air Patrol- High School Senior

James is another high school senior about to graduate. He is also another guitar player… I seem to be doing a bunch of these now days. I had a great time with James and his mom. He was easy to photograph, and is to be congratulated for achieving the “Billy Mitchell Award” in Civil Air […]

New Years Resolutions for Photographers

1. I will learn how to use my camera/lighting equipment. This seems so obvious, but we are all guilty of skimming through the camera manual and then, just fiddling with settings. Let’s become technical experts of our cameras this year. 2. I will not use the “Auto” setting on my camera. Instead of relying on […]

Christmas Engagements – Congratulations!

There are two popular times for popping the question. Care to guess when? According to the research, the number one time for a wedding proposal is…. Valentines Day. No surprise there. I was one of those statistics. Second most popular time of the year? Right now! The Christmas holiday. So, if you proposed to your […]

Business headshot tips

We are doing more and more business headshots in Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving, and Dallas as more and more people see the benefit of a nice portrait on their website or a trade publication. I’d like to offer a few tips to help you achieve the best results. 1. The Purpose of the Portrait. Remember […]

PPA Imaging USA 2010 Convention

Just returned from the largest photographers convention in the world. Over 10,000 people attended. Largest ever for Professional Photographers of America. That “America” part is a bit of a misnomer. I talked with photographers from Canada, Australia, Venezuela, and am sure I missed many others from other countries. The convention was in Nashville at the […]

Portrait session – policy change

We are finally changing our studio’s portrait policy. Here’s the new policy. Session fee is $500 for studio or any Tarrant County location. That fee includes a clothing consultation, portrait creation fee, “pre-touching” of images, preview session, plus $350 in portrait/frame credit. If you mention this blog entry, you can get an additional $50 in […]

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