The Breed – Weekly Fashion Showcase

Every once in a while I submit photos to fashion blogs or magazines and every once in a while they take me up on my offer and post the images. Continue Reading →

Jade - Canon WP-1 35mm. the last frame before the camera died.

Shooting film – an unrequited love

I love shooting film. More specifically I love the quality, tones and softness of the medium format images from my Mamiya RZ67. That love has driven me to shoot more and more film on various different cameras. Shooting film is exciting and novel but more important it’s expensive. Continue Reading →

Your photos are worth a lot of money. Stop giving them away.

Pricing is something all photographers struggle with. We are all stand-alone businesses trying to find our way. Many of us learn how to price our photography on a trial and error basis or by simply looking to our competition. When I first began my wedding and family “business” my only resource for pricing was local photographers.   Continue Reading →

Caroline godsick floats in the pool

Why I Test

Call it what you will; test shoots, trade, TFP, TFCD, barter, working for free…. I will always make time to shoot personal work. Continue Reading →

Polaroid negative fuji fp100C

Bleaching and scanning polaroid negatives

Since I bought the Mamiya RZ67 in November I have enjoyed shooting both film and polaroid pack film. The quality of a 6×7 negative is impressive and keeps me motivated to shoot with the Mamiya. The instant gratification of shooting polaroid film is mostly novel but everyone seems to love the tangible and magical process of instant film. It’s also quite a bit cheaper than 120 film.   Continue Reading →


Shooting stories that are close to the heart

A few months ago I was hired by the Oprah Winfrey Network to shoot portraits of military families and to document on-air promos they were shooting. The promos would be run as interstitials on the network (basically long form, co-branded commercials). Continue Reading →

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