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October 6, 2017

I had a bit of flattery waiting for me in my notifications this morning when I woke up.  

 Awesome.  I was pleasantly surprised to learn that someone read my blog, let alone to discover that I am the #7 photography blogger in the entire world.  lol.  As a student,...

September 16, 2017

I'm currently teaching photography at Utah Valley University.  I've been sending my class out on assignments each week, and I thought I'd maybe lead by example and do my own assignments.  I haven't focused on fashion work lately, but this was a great exercise for getti...

August 1, 2017

Last week I finished a product photography job for a local Amazon retailer.  He asked for shots on white he could use to get his products on Amazon with the hope afterward to do a lifestyle shoot with models hiking and using these satchels.  This was a pretty basic req...

July 25, 2017

Last week I had the pleasure of working with KAN, a company that produces high-quality knives made in a Japanese process similar to the one Samurai blades were made with anciently.  They wanted images that had a high-end feeling and emphasized the hammered texture as w...

October 3, 2016

We got the results!  Without further ado, I'll just get posting them, and posting what I entered in each category.


Here's the photo I entered:

Here's a screenshot of the winner from the contest website:


Here's the photo I entered:

Here's a screenshot o...

September 26, 2016

Last weekend I participated in the Photography Decathlon, a live shooting contest in the early stages of its development.  I did this last year with my cousin Tyson, and this year we've done it again with the addition of a friend of mine, Ian Handley.  The contest is b...

April 11, 2016

When I was a kid, I went to the bookstore with a friend.  I was wearing a fedora and some tiny sunglasses with my big sweater and baggy cargo pants.  I was in high school and was asserting my individuality.  Well unexpectedly, some middle-aged dude approached me in the...

April 6, 2016

This week I received the following question on the phone while driving home from work (don't worry, I was hands-free).  


"How much do you charge for senior pictures?"


Why is this question worthy of a blog post?  Because that question is complicated.  And it makes me sm...

April 1, 2016

Last week I finished up the images from my acro-yoga shoot.  I already published in my previous post photos from the shoot, so here I'll just post those that I have not yet posted.  I knew driving home from the shoot that I wanted to do at least one image fully integra...

March 25, 2016

Based on feedback I received from you, my audience, I've been able to focus my teaching effort to better meet your needs.  Please watch, and let me know how I can help you best.



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