Arkansas

Product Photography: 2016 Year in Review

I started photographing products only a few years ago, and it’s becoming something I really enjoy shooting. As a photographer, I have worked to narrow what I shoot and try not to be a generalist who shoots everything. I want

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Product Photography: 2016 Year in Review

I started photographing products only a few years ago, and it’s becoming something I really enjoy shooting. As a photographer, I have worked to narrow what I shoot and try not to be a generalist who shoots everything. I want

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Driving across Kansas into Colorado: Road Trip Part 2

We kicked off our summer road trip at City Museum in St. Louis, and WOW, we had so much fun. I can’t believe I’ve visited that city since I was a child and this was the first year to go

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Driving across Kansas into Colorado: Road Trip Part 2

We kicked off our summer road trip at City Museum in St. Louis, and WOW, we had so much fun. I can’t believe I’ve visited that city since I was a child and this was the first year to go

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Food Photography: 2016 year in review.

Every year I try to make a blog post that includes my favorite images and projects from the previous year. I would like to keep my blog more up to date, but sometimes I have trouble posting current work because

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Food Photography: 2016 year in review.

Every year I try to make a blog post that includes my favorite images and projects from the previous year. I would like to keep my blog more up to date, but sometimes I have trouble posting current work because

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One of the many reason I love being a freelance photographer in Arkansas.

I love my job, every damn day. I feel very fortunate that I am always happy to go to work and that I get paid to do something I love. There are so many reasons that I enjoy being a professional

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One of the many reason I love being a freelance photographer in Arkansas.

I love my job, every damn day. I feel very fortunate that I am always happy to go to work and that I get paid to do something I love. There are so many reasons that I enjoy being a professional

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Photographing Businesses and Executives in Northwest Arkansas

Each year Arkansas Business honors the state’s top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. It’s become a photography project that I look forward to shooting because I get to meet new people and gain

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Photographing Businesses and Executives in Northwest Arkansas

Each year Arkansas Business honors the state’s top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. It’s become a photography project that I look forward to shooting because I get to meet new people and gain

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Can you drop a camera and take a good photo?

My old boss always had random sayings about photography that really didn’t make much sense, but somehow they still run through my head all these years later. I don’t remember the exact saying, but he used to talk about dropping a

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Can you drop a camera and take a good photo?

My old boss always had random sayings about photography that really didn’t make much sense, but somehow they still run through my head all these years later. I don’t remember the exact saying, but he used to talk about dropping a

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F8 and be there — with a little bit a luck.

Have you ever heard the phrase “f8 and be there?” It’s attributed to being said by Weegee (Arthur Fellig) in the late 40’s, and it’s a phrase that comes through my head every time I am in one of those “is

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F8 and be there — with a little bit a luck.

Have you ever heard the phrase “f8 and be there?” It’s attributed to being said by Weegee (Arthur Fellig) in the late 40’s, and it’s a phrase that comes through my head every time I am in one of those “is

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Reflections and Celebrations on being a freelance photographer for 10 years…

Ten years ago today I walked into the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, where I was a staff photographer, and gave my notice. As I stood next to the filing cabinets in the digital dark room, my boss looked at me and said, “You’re

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Reflections and Celebrations on being a freelance photographer for 10 years…

Ten years ago today I walked into the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, where I was a staff photographer, and gave my notice. As I stood next to the filing cabinets in the digital dark room, my boss looked at me and said, “You’re

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2015- A year of changes for this Arkansas Photographer

On this last day of the year, I thought I would make my final blog post a reflection on the changes in my photography business. There were a lot of phone calls, emails, photo shoots, miles traveled and friends made along

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2015- A year of changes for this Arkansas Photographer

On this last day of the year, I thought I would make my final blog post a reflection on the changes in my photography business. There were a lot of phone calls, emails, photo shoots, miles traveled and friends made along

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Why it’s never just a quick portrait

Several months ago, I traveled to Dennard, Arkansas, to take portraits of Lalla Lee Ostergren for Arkansas Food and Farm. The magazine wanted to feature her holistic lifestyle and years spent as an organic gardener. It was supposed to be just

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Why it’s never just a quick portrait

Several months ago, I traveled to Dennard, Arkansas, to take portraits of Lalla Lee Ostergren for Arkansas Food and Farm. The magazine wanted to feature her holistic lifestyle and years spent as an organic gardener. It was supposed to be just

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