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An Article of Truth

An Article of Truth

I read an article a while back called ‘10 Reasons Why Being A Photographer Sucks’ and there was a truth there I didn’t foresee when opening the article. Now yes I was……

Time for a New Direction

Time for a New Direction

I have had a thought in my head for a long, long while in regards to an area of photography that has been a huge part of my life— Rodeo Photography……

iPhone Photography Like A Pro

iPhone Photography Like A Pro

As a photographer we are expected and usually visualized as carting around a large body, bag with lens, among the tripods and flashes that help make the magic. However there is a subset that uses smaller technology or those like me who when out and about on a regular non-working day use smaller devices for fun and ease…

Amazing Moments

Amazing Moments

I think as a photographer when one thinks of amazing moments they think of the time they have stopped in a photograph…

Trip to the Good Zoo

Trip to the Good Zoo

I have been lucky to have time with both my aunt and my niece as of late between my scheduling. On a down day my aunt and I took the niece to the Good Zoo about twenty minutes from where we live.

My Niece's Birthday Surprise

My Niece's Birthday Surprise

It seems to be a right of passage for a little girl to request a pony from her parents, and admittedly the majority of said little girls never actually receive the pony…

Performance Photography

Performance Photography

To those who know me it is no secret I have spent the last decade as a rodeo photographer. Those long nights in rodeo pens, covered in sweat and dust is where I learned to be a better photographer in terrible light situations. It is where I learned stop action capturing, panning, artistic shots vs photojournalistic and so much more….

What are Copyrights in Regard to Photography?

What are Copyrights in Regard to Photography?

Copyright—the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.

Tackling the Challenge of Daily Instagram Post- Image Selection

Tackling the Challenge of Daily Instagram Post- Image Selection

For the longest time as a photographer I didn’t utilize the instagram platform… However in recent years, though admittedly late to the party, I have begun using the platform… The past nine months I have been sharing a lot of my rodeo content, from when I first started to the end of my last season images.

Coming to a Crossroad

Coming to a Crossroad

Some times in life we find ourselves at a cross roads, between passion and obligation, between love and survival. Choosing which path to follow is the hardest thing to do because sometimes the outcome of our choice isn’t as obvious as we would like it to be.

Be the Change, Make the Change

Be the Change, Make the Change

You can actively start making the changes to be that good that others see, hold doors, help a neighbor, assist even when not asked, smile at some, or even just be polite even when the day just doesn't seem to go your way.

My Last Official Equine Event

My Last Official Equine Event

Equine photographers are slowly becoming a thing of the past and it is largely due to the thought that any image belongs to the rider and horse when it is not true. Photographers see constant theft but it is important to know the photographer owns the image, even if you find it on google there is a good chance it is copy righted and not public domain.

When You Are "Professional Photographer"

When You Are "Professional Photographer"

Photography is a great medium but sometimes the photographer is simply just thought of as a photographer name forgotten.