I am now a member of ASMP!

Super excited that I got a membership with the American Society of Media Professionals. Now this means I can post my services to their photographer finder and have great access to business materials… Continue reading


Two different color techniques were used to tone this picture. Which one do you prefer based on the colors alone?

Color Correction

Sometimes WordPress is a pain. I just worked for an hour on this post and it was deleted. So, here we go again. The other day I sent my portfolio to the photo… Continue reading

I almost forgot- my new resume

Any advice on my resume would be appreciated. I decided to reformat it. Thanks all. resume 3

Where I’ve been (And hopefully going)

Well, I haven’t posted in quite a while. When things get hectic my blog tends to suffer the most. You see, I just graduated. Finals were difficult this year and now I need… Continue reading

Overheard in the Newsroom

Overheard in the Newsroom. This is by far the best Facebook site and website out there. I could not stop laughing. A few samples: The best quotes overheard in the newsroom: Editor: “You… Continue reading

Day 10/365- Mu Mu Bean

I can’t help photographing my pets. They are my favorite subjects at home. I would love to see pics of your pets too. Just post a link in the comments section! This is… Continue reading

Day 9/365: Flowers

Shot at: Canon 18-55mm lens f/5.0 1/40s ISO 100 Shot at: Canon 18-55mm lens f/5.6 1/100 ISO 100 Shot at: Canon 18-55mm lens f/4.0 1/250s ISO 100

Day 8/365: Color Gadget w/ the iPad

There are some great photography apps you can get from the iPad, many for free. Don’t limit your iPad photo apps to only portfolio displays. This little gadget is really handy for product… Continue reading

DIY projects | DiyPhotographyStuff

Probably my favorite hobby is finding DIY for photographers. I can’t afford all of the equipment that professionals use, but I shouldn’t have to sacrifice those effects. This is one of my favorite… Continue reading

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