Portrait sessions take a lot of effort to plan and organize. It’s heartbreaking when things go wrong that force you to reschedule or improvise. The best way to avoid this is to rent a studio for your session. I break down several advantages to using a studio for your portrait photos.
May 13, 2019
Alright, you’re ready to commit; you want new portraits – wonderful. You open up a browser tab and search for Atlanta Portrait Photographer and, “Holy shitake mushrooms, where do I start?!” Yeah, there are A LOT of us. So how do you sift through the noise?
April 14, 2019
How often do you find yourself distracted or looking at a mountain of activities with no idea where to start? Do you ever start working on a blog post or editing a design, then you get an email notification, and the next thing you know you’ve searched Google for an hour to answer that client, only to realize you missed your window to finish that original task – which was – wait, what was I working on again?
December 18, 2018
One of the more challenging things when working on location is figuring out where my subjects should change their clothes. It’s a bit harrowing. So if there isn’t a dressing room handy, how can you change outfits without becoming a momentary exhibitionist?
June 15, 2018
“We don’t really like posed photos; we really want a lot of candid shots.” – Every engaged or soon to be married couple – Ever. I agree that truly candid images are hands down, the best. But when looking at a wedding gallery, or any non-studio based session, how many of those candid shots are actually candid?
May 29, 2018
I’ve had to turn down a number of clients this year. For any number of reasons, I haven’t been able to take on some jobs: schedule, budget, personality sync, etc. That’s never stopped me from trying to be helpful though. Here are 4 tips I provide to every client who can’t book with me.
March 22, 2018
It’s been a crazy few months for me recently: changing jobs, rehearsing as the lead for a musical I was supposed to stage manage, watching my photography business slow down from afar, and learning what it means to be in a solid relationship. To say I’ve been stressed is a bit of an understatement, but there are silver linings, if not wonderful perks to each of these. Amidst all of this madness, my girlfriend and I decided that we desperately needed a weekend getaway, so we decided to go to Savannah, GA with one major condition: neither of us could talk about our day jobs; and if we did, only with positive connotations. I was luckily allowed to talk about my photography work if necessary.
June 27, 2017
I’m a very lucky guy. Actually, that really doesn’t even come close to covering it. Through several faults of my own, I managed to get a girlfriend that is absolutely incredible. Besides the fact that she’s a great partner, I also got stupid lucky with the fact that she’s a stylist at a local wedding dress shop. The things that I have learned…..
May 3, 2017
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