Category Archives: education

Responding to Critique – A Lesson from America’s Next Top Model

One of my favorite post-wedding activities is slumping in front of the TV with a bottle of red wine.  I have mostly fantastic taste in TV, however I’m also partial to a little trash here and there, and America’s Next Top Model fits that bill perfectly.  If you’ve never seen it, and even if you […]

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Getting the most out of educational events – photography conferences, seminars, workshops and retreats

As this post goes live both Kate and I will be at Mystic getting our learning on for 2013. Before I choose where to spend my hard-earned education budget each year I like to figure out specific areas I want to improve on. In previous years I’ve wanted to work on lighting, posing, business etc. […]

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Investing in Your Assistant

I try to work with the same assistant for all of my weddings as I like having someone who knows my routine, how to set up my lights, what equipment I’m likely to need when, and what kind of beverage I like to drink at the end of a long, hard day.  😉  I also […]

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Free Stuff for Wedding Photographers

When you’re starting out as a wedding photographer, the costs can spiral out of control, especially if you’re purchasing pro level equipment.  There’s not much we can do to help you with the price of your gear, but we can help you to spend a little less on the other aspects of your business – […]

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Getting Critique

Getting my images critiqued is an integral part of my continuing photography education.  There are so many ways to get feedback on your work, from informal meetups with friends and colleagues, to formal paid critiques with industry leaders.  There are many online forums where critique may be requested.  When I was starting out, I created […]

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