LATE BLOOMER

by Bill Hedrick From the time Karen Butts could hold a crayon, she wanted to be an artist. “I loved looking at pretty pictures and playing with crayons and paints. Being creative...

The Smart Phone Road Trip

By Russell A. Graves I love road trips. For the past two decades, I’ve made a living as a professional writer and photographer traveling backroads in search of great stories to tell....

Aerospace Photography

John Wilson is one lucky photographer! In addition to running his own studio in Ft. Worth, Texas, he is also a full-time photographer for the world’s largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin....

Surprise and Delight

by Gregory Daniel, Texas School Instructor There has never been a better time to set yourself apart from all the noise in our profession than now. Swimming in the sea of sameness...

The Oregon Coast

Landscape photography has brought an incredible amount of discovery to my life. It has fueled a passion for further exploration of the beauty of grandeur of landscapes I have yet to...

Taking the Ordinary to Extraordinary

by Kimberly Smith, Texas School Instructor As everyone knows, sessions with one-year-olds can be a bit of a challenge. A sweet little girl named Addie had her moments but, for the most...

Creative Problem Solving

Creativity is problem solving. We often think of creativity as thinking outside the box – but I flip that, describing it as thinking inside the box. This simple mental game will...

MY 366 PROJECT: A Daily Dose of Inspiration

by Teri Whittaker, M.Photo.Cr, CPP Unlike some other photographers with a background in fine arts, I never had the privilege of studying art history in college. So, whenever I attended a photography...

Follow Your Bliss

CREATE… SIMPLIFY... DO MORE OF WHAT YOU LOVE... DREAM… Decide what you TRULY want to create and then give yourself PERMISSION! There comes a time when you are ready for a change. You...