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Personal Branding 101

First things first, what is personal branding? In short, personal branding is the practice of marketing yourself, career, or brand. It means defining who you are by determining your mission and goals as well as […]

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Break free from your do it all yourself prison!

I know how easy it is to get sucked into thinking, “I handle my own social media. I don’t want to add an extra expense to have someone do it for me.” Then you sit […]

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Down Home on the Farm | How to Regain Fresh Perspective

Down Home on the Farm | How to Regain Fresh Perspective As I sat to write today’s post, I was pretty sure it would be about one of the personal projects I’ve done or what […]

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Book Report: We Came From Fire | Joey Lawrence

Book Report: We Came from Fire by Joey Lawrence If you follow portrait photography, you should know the name Joey Lawrence. I first heard about Joey back when Strobist.com was a mecca for flash lighting geeks (yes, […]

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Joan of Arc Planning a Project | Modern Story Telling

Joan of Arc: Planning a Project Jeanne D’Arc is a captivating figure. She was born in 1412 at the peak of the Hundred Years War. At the young age of 17, she had already made […]

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New York City| Furniture Delivery Super-Sized

Furniture Delivery Super-Sized I’ve always been drawn to renovation/remodeling projects. You could say it’s in my blood. When I was in my teens, I learned electrical wiring and plumbing, carpentry, and dry wall installation from […]

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Summer with the Kids

A Time to Rejuvenate  One of the things that somehow eludes us each year is going to the beach. If we are lucky we get to a beach once a summer. You know how it […]

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Five Things TransMen Probably Want You To Know.

There are times when I do a shoot with someone, when I want to write an article about a topic, that I quickly realize that the interesting thing for me is their viewpoint, their experience. […]

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Summer Doldrums | What’s a Creative to Do?

Summer is definitely in full swing, and if you are a creative this means the summer doldrums have hit! Most creative jobs stop – or at least dramatically slow down – during the summer months. […]

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Introducing the A-List | Magazine-Style Celebrity Portraits for the Everyday Super Star

l participated in a mastermind group recently where photographers were discussing their different styles and getting feedback from others. After viewing my collection of photos, someone pointed out that I shoot in a magazine style […]

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A little head shot goes a long way.

So, in my synagogue there is a gentleman who gives a wonderful class (shiur) after morning prayers. He is affable, a great story teller and an all around nice guy. One day I noticed a […]

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5 Benefits of Specialized Photography for Personal Brands

One of the most important pieces in personal branding is creating your image. Humans are visual. We respond to what we see. And when we like what we see, we connect to it and dig […]