Authentic Photos Are Key to Diversity

By | May 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Diversity & Inclusion initiatives, like any other marketing campaign, need impactful imagery to attract the best talent to your organization. The good news? Thousands of companies have realized the importance of having a diverse and inclusive workforce and competing for talent. As I've always phrased it, "It's not just the right thing [...]

Your Headshot Reveals A Lot About You

By | February 20th, 2016|Headshots, Uncategorized|

"A successful headshot is not about your looks."If it's related to your career advancement, LinkedIn is the place you need to be seen. And to literally be seen you need to have a great headshot. One that stands out from the crowd and tells people that you are the confident and competent professional they need to connect with.But how [...]

Your Senior Photo: What Savvy Class of ’17 Seniors Are Doing Right Now

By | February 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Senior photo created during the golden hour. Savvy students and parents know this is exactly the right time to lock in their senior photo times.   I'm sure you've taken photos of your friends and family on a sunny day and seen the "raccoon eye" effect; shadows leaving black holes where a set of eyes are supposed [...]

Inclusive Workplace Initiatives

By | January 9th, 2016|Inclusive Workplace, Uncategorized|

How can business leaders overcome the obstacles of creating an inclusive workplace?  It's encouraging to learn about more and more high profile companies make the commitment to a more inclusive work environment. Thanks to business leaders like Warren Buffet and Bill Gates, the corporate responsibility bar has been raised significantly over the last decade. But it's [...]

Remind Yourself Why You Do What You Do

By | August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Originally posted August 10, 2015     On Saturday evening my wife, son, and I had tickets to see Maceo Parker at Jazz Alley in Seattle. If you’re not familiar with Maceo, he played for years with James Brown, had some top hits with his own bands, and has worked with such diverse acts as Parliament-Funkadelic, Prince, De [...]

7 MUST Photo Tips To Sell Your Property

By | August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Originally posted July 30, 2015   A Mid Century Modern home in Bellevue, WA.   I don't know what the rest of the country is like but the real estate market here in the Pacific Northwest is HOT! No doubt, we're back to the same feverish buying and selling frenzy we saw in the mid 00s. Short supply has [...]

Five Reasons You Should NEVER Select Your Portraits Online

By | August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Love the look of the 8x10 portrait on the wall above? Believe it or not, this is what most people consider a "big" portrait.Originally posted July 20, 2015Photographers are hired as much for their guidance as they are their talents. Your photographer should have a good understanding of what your intentions are with your images and [...]

No Tears Over This Spilled Wine!

By | August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Originally posted July 07, 2015  About ten days ago I received an email from Madeline Puckette, founder of the popular blog Wine Folly, to create a portrait of her to accompany an article in Wine Enthusiast Magazine featuring her as one of the top forty most influential people in the wine industry under the age of forty. [...]

What Can a Bike Teach You About Life and Business Goals?

By | August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Originally posted June 16, 2015I’m a pretty competitive person. Actually, very competitive. Not so much with other people but mostly with myself. And nowhere is my competitiveness more evident than when I’m on my bike. Even before I knew what it meant to be competitive I always wanted to push myself to go farther and faster than [...]

Music To My Eyes

By | August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Originally posted May 28, 2015  Since the day I bought my first camera one of my favorite subjects to photograph has been musicians. Whether in the studio, on location, or in concert I just love capturing their creative energy and mood. During my decade in NYC I photographed bands at clubs like CBGB, Max’s Kansas City, and [...]