Pinup Girls

by Bill Hedrick At first, it sounds like something right out of an old WWII movie... a crew of men on a submarine in the Pacific, posters of their favorite pinup girls...

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...

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...

Add A Little Color

It’s Easier Than You Think! by Jamie Hayes It’s summer time again and a great time to market and create beautiful outdoor portraits. We find that our sales are higher from our...

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....

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...

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...

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....

Steve Kozak Receives National Award At Summerfest ’18

The National Award is presented each year to an individual who has proven their dedication to the profession by years of service and commitment. The inscription on the award simply states...

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...