Speaking at Austin PPA or How I Met Catwoman

Imagination. Captured. I spoke to the Austin Professional Photographers Association last Monday – teaching a composite class all day, then speaking about PPA Print Competition that evening. For the day long class, I walked several students through how I create my Imagination pieces from the inspiration, photographing the subject, and then using Corel PaintShop Pro […]

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PaintShop Professional

I am thrilled to announce that I have joined Corel Software’s list of PaintShop Professionals. As part of this, I will be promoting the editing software I love, Corel PaintShopPro through future blog posts, tutorials, how tos, and more. I look forward to sharing my experiences and knowledge of this very powerful editing software. As […]

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Make Better Pictures

“The best camera is the one that you have with you.” – Chase Jarvis Did you recently receive a new camera and want to make better pictures with it? Or do you want to make better pictures even with your phone? This one day class will not teach you to be a professional photographer, but […]

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13 Photography Tips I Learned at the Haunted House

Most of my clients know me as a headshot photographer. Others know me for my glamour and boudoir work. Some that have watched my competition work have noticed something else as well – I have what Mike Fulton called “a dark streak” several years ago. It’s true that sometimes darker imagery sneaks into my work […]

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Pokemon GO

There is a new craze out there and it’s name is Pokemon GO. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram newsfeeds are filled with people posting screen shots, memes, and stories. You can drive just about any neighborhood and see people wandering around with phones in hands – often in groups. In my own playing, I have encountered […]

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Photographers: July Workshop – Composites!

By popular demand, I am going to give a one day workshop for photographers on how to plan, photograph, and assemble simple composites. These are the images where we take an image in studio and through the magic of the computer, drop out the studio background and replace it with something realistic or fantastical. Familiarity […]

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