Are you having trouble trying to “balance” your work and your life? Perhaps that’s the problem. Maybe you need a different perspective.Read more "Work-Life Balance is a Myth"
Are you worth what people are paying you? Then prove it!Read more "Prove Your Value and Cost Won’t Be An Issue"
Sue Bryce is a self-described “hack” who happens to have 20+ years in this business and has become an international sensation. Top tips from her recent CreativeLive presentation.Read more "What You Can Learn from a Hack Photographer"
There’s a growing amount of products, services and education being offered free of charge. You may even see your competition giving away more stuff for free. So how does a small business survive in such a bizarro economy? Good question.Read more "Building a Platform and Surviving This New Free-conomy"
So last week I offered a “crazy” theory that the new Final Cut Pro X (aka FCPX) is aimed squarely at pro photographers. As I wrote in that post, based on the terminology, the paradigm shift, and the much larger market, I think this theory holds some water. But Mark Spencer of Ripple Training makes […]Read more "Another Threat an FCPX-powered User Base Means to Small Pro Videographers"
The firestorm of comments on my “haters gonna hate” post raised an issue that I think is prevalent in the industry: attacking one’s character or making an insinuation about one’s ethic without really knowing the person or their background. I’ve seen it done to others where I knew the background of the person attacked, and […]Read more "In Pursuit of the Truth"
Update: After you have fun reading this, read the follow up commentary.*** Last night multi-award-winning Canadian wedding photographer and speaker Jesh de Rox unintentionally ignited quite a fire storm in the Twitterverse. Jesh gave a free webinar about his upcoming Beloved Collective: an educational forum to learn about his “experiential technique” to photography. At the […]Read more "Jesh de Rox’s “Beloved” Webinar Ignites a Twitter Tempest"
**UPDATE: This blog post was part 2 of a 3-part series. Be sure to read part 1 (The Future is Bleak) and Part 3 (The Future is Bright or Bleak). 🙂 ** There is absolutely no better time than NOW to be a small business photographer or filmmaker. The equipment we have at our disposal […]Read more "The Future is BRIGHT for Small Business Photographers and Filmmakers"
**UPDATE: This blog post was part 1 of a 3-part series. Be sure to read part 2 (The Future is Bright) and Part 3 (The Future is Bright or Bleak). 🙂 ** Why don’t we all just admit it. If you’re a small business making a living by shooting photos (e.g. weddings & events, portraits, […]Read more "The Future is Bleak for Small Business Photographers and Filmmakers"