Category Archives: The Photo Business

Introducing the Growing Up Humming PDF e-Book

My new book, Growing Up Humming, is now available as a PDF e-Book. You can purchase it for the introductory price of only $3, from the order form below. Buy it now, and you could be reading it tonight. You can also read about the book, and see sample pictures from it, beneath the order...

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Diversify

You might’ve noticed that the picture above shows a little girl, rather than the landscapes, wildlife, wildflowers, and such, which I usually show. A couple days ago, someone suggested me to a bride-to-be, to photograph her wedding. The bride-to-be replied, “But he’s a nature photographer”. Yes, I photograph nature. I also photograph people, as you...

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Vertical and Horizontal

You may not realize it from looking at my pictures, here, but I often have an alternate version of the same subject. I often shoot both a vertical and a horizontal version. In my mind, one version is usually my first choice, and the other is my second choice. I make the one I prefer,...

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Hold the Eye Images Launch

As some of you may know, I recently joined Hold the Eye Images as one of the five founders. (I’m the one in the middle, in the picture, above.) That’s why I haven’t been posting as much, lately; I’ve been investing my efforts into starting this new business venture. Why have I gotten involved with...

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10 Positive Trends For the Photo Business

If you listen to the word on the street in the photo business, you hear a lot of bad news – the stock photo industry is collapsing; the wedding photography industry is oversaturated; photojournalism is dead; in these hard economic times, people aren’t spending any discretionary income on family portraits, wedding photography, fine art prints,...

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