Category Archives: Miscellaneous randomness

Posts written for photographers. Marketing, business, processing and random tips. Also contains the ‘on’ series.

Dear cheap-but-good photographer: you are ruining my life and this industry

The title to this post may seem a bit melodramatic, but it speaks to the intense frustration I feel when thinking about the issues I write about in this post. Photographers who know me, who attended one of my workshops or mentored with me back when I used to teach, who received advice/input/help/a listening ear from […]

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What do to if you find your stolen images or plagiarized text on another website

Unfortunately this happens often. People find their stolen images or plagiarized text on another website. New photographers or even other unrelated businesses lack the creativity, money and ethics to create/purchase work of their own, so they steal others. Others’ images, written text, html code, mission statements, etc. I’ve even seen whole ‘about’ pages copied- arguably […]

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How to have a personal life and prevent burnout when you run a photography business

  It’s really easy in the first 2-3 years of business (or more) to get completely consumed by your photography business. You work all hours of the day and night, taking client calls late at night and first thing in the morning. You run to client’s houses to drop off orders the night before major […]

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Guest Post on the MCP Actions blog: ‘How to Fix the Five Most Common Pet Photography Editing Mistakes’

I wrote a guest post for the MCP Actions blog that went live yesterday titled ‘How to Fix the Five Most Common Pet Photography Editing Mistakes’. Its filled with humor and is very tongue-and-cheek, and I think that people reading it who recognize their own editing mistakes will laugh. And hopefully it’s educational and helpful […]

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Lemonade and Lenses October issue – all about pets!

Our friends over at Lemonade and Lenses magazine have knocked it out of the park with their October issue. It’s filled to the brim with gorgeous pet images, and advice and tips from leading pet photographers. An issue after our own collective heart! These are the contents you will find inside: Natural Post Processing For […]

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some people just don’t get it…..

This blog post was inspired by a very long thread on the Beatiful Beasties Network wherein a photographer encountered a difficult client who expected, then demanded (with a threat of a lawsuit) a CD of images of his dog, which resulted in a protracted ‘issue’ that was unpleasant for all parties involved. The photographer involved […]

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