The Power of Naivete and How Keeping Up Can Drag You Down

  I have a story. A story that does relate to photography and any other creative field. But for this story, I have to take you back to my track coaching days.    Every year, it never failed, I was blessed with one or two super good freshman female runners where I coached. They came […]

On Confidence

I did it. I did something I thought I wouldn’t do. In fact I shunned it and considered it not my thing. Loads of other people do it, and I didn’t understand why they did. I chose one word for the year. No. I need to rephrase that. One word chose me this year. Every […]

So You Had Your Work Critiqued. Now What?

You had your work critiqued. The apprehension, the nervousness, the wondering is over. You may have hated it (or if you’ve never received serious feedback on your work you may dread it) but you did it. Congratulations! Now you have in your hands a tool for improvement. Critiques and reviews are the best tools for […]

2017 Photo Calendars

It’s that time again. I love these photo calendars. They make great gifts. They’re simple to create. And after the month is over, cut off the calendar portion and you have a photo print! 5×7 Version [purchase_link id=”5292″ text=”Purchase” style=”button” color=”blue”]   8×10 Version [purchase_link id=”5284″ text=”Purchase” style=”button” color=”blue”]   In each download, I include […]

When Feedback Is So Hard

We all struggle at times with our creativity, among so many other struggles in life. Our struggles vary and we handle them in different ways. Creatively, for me right now, my biggest struggle is getting feedback through a portfolio review and image critiques. After a couple of months where I hated my own photography and […]

Strategies for Battling a Creative Rut: Free Guide

I’m recently pulling out of a creative rut. Or so they call it. Actually it was more like a hair pulling, I’m never gonna snap my shutter again, I’m horrible at everything, and hate anything that I create, rut. Ever been there? You know how you drag yourself through, hoping, wishing, praying the excitement and […]

Breaking Out of a Creative Rut

Have you ever felt tired of your photography or art? Like you don’t feel like picking up a camera or when you do you aren’t excited about what comes out. Or maybe you feel like you aren’t improving when you should. Or what you create is never good enough. I’ve been there. Many times. But […]

Feeling Overwhelmed?

Do you have a folder full of ebooks, magazines and classes on your art sitting there waiting for you to open and read? Do you spend more time than you need soaking up information and tutorials? Do you make list after list of everything you need and want to do? Then you look at that […]