I love this creative business we are in. Ike and I have had the pleasure of being photographers for the last eleven years and although there have been plenty of sweet moments, what most people don’t know are the very long nights that led into even longer mornings; the huge mistakes; the failures; and the […]
Finding affordable education can be really hard to do. Ike and I, and our family, had the opportunity to join B & H for their annual Depth of Field Conference, back in February (just two weeks before Covid-19 got really bad) in New York City.
Shooting families can be tough. They can be so difficult to pose, especially if they are larger, but small doesn’t always mean easy, which is why we came up with a few quick and easy tips for posing families.
What happens when the thing you never thought would happen does? What happens when you unexpectedly get sick? What happens when someone you love falls ill or even worse dies? What happens when a natural disaster hits and destroys everything you've worked so hard to build? What happens when you become ill or paralyzed and are unable to run your business? What happens when you find yourself in a global pandemic and you're unable to work for months at a time? What are you going to do?
When we first started shooting, we couldn't afford many of the opportunities and workshops that were available for newbie photographers to learn and grow, so we really utilized the free communities online and locally to building relationships and to learn the trade. It was those years that shaped who we are as people in this industry and have helped us to value the journey.