Brand! Brand! Brand!

Creating a brand for yourself can be difficult. Your brand is what your business is. Ellen Petty says a brand includes your website, your business card, your logo,  etc. In this post I am going to talk about how you can create your own photography brand. First, you need to look at your work. What […]

4 Tips to Studio Photography

Portraiture is my niche photography. When I first started out, I hated doing portraits using the studio. I wanted nothing to do with people and nothing to do with artificial light. As I progressed in school I started to realize that I loved doing portrait photography and I loved the studio. It is a pretty […]

Equipment for Success

I started my first “real” photography job in the fall of 2015. My friend had showed me a post made by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) Men’s Hockey Club. The team was looking for a new photographer for their games. When I heard about this opportunity, I jumped right on it. The only experience […]

Support is Key

In my last post I told you about critiques and how they can put a hole in your self confidence. But as I stated, they will make you stronger. You can do it! I would like to switch directions for a moment and give credit to the people who have been by my side from […]

Critiques Suck!

Have you ever had your work critiqued? How did it make you feel? Having your work critiqued can be very overwhelming.  It can make you feel like you’re not good enough or that you don’t have what it takes to make it in your career. These were some of my thoughts when I encountered my […]

Where it all began

You see that photo? Yes, that’s when I first started getting into photography. Back then, I thought this photo was just the bee’s knees. A cute little girl is the subject and it’s a close-up; boy was I wrong. To the mother of this child this is a great candid photo of her daughter. But […]