Chapter 19 and 23 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer

Pic Wisely and Special Eyes… Pic Wisely, Chapter 19 —  In a rut? Are you showing exotic food photos from around the world on your website but you really want to stay home and photograph dressed-alike families? It’s within your power to change your focus. If you wanna shoot families, you gotta show families. Did you know … More Chapter 19 and 23 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer

Chapter 58 and 59 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer

time AND place … Are these the most important things in photography? You’re about to spend more time than you ever imagined being a photographer, and there’s a good chance that after you ignore your friends and family you’re still not gonna have enough time to make it. If you think you’re going to be able … More Chapter 58 and 59 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer

796 POUNDS o’ BOOKS

The books have arrived! A semi truck rolled up and the driver asked, “You got a forklift?“… Uh, no. “Well I have a pallet of books,” … the books, which my Kickstarter campaign brought into the world, weigh in at 796 pounds. I printed a thousand with the KS pledges as seed money. This proved to … More 796 POUNDS o’ BOOKS

Chapter 4 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer

Cringeworthy… Two Truths: As I develop my eye, I will notice all the flaws in my older artworks. I think my current art is the bomb. This cycle constantly repeats, and will continue. This is normal. Mostly we suck but think we’re awesome, then we figure it out, then we die. Just wait a few years and — unless … More Chapter 4 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer

BOOKS ON PRESS!

I just got news from my printer, Worzalla Book Manufacturing in Stevens Point, Wisconsin: the book is on press this week! Here are some book-geek details about the book that I’m proud of: The book uses recycled papers and boards that are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified. Worzalla follows Chain-of-Custody Standards under the Forest Stewardship … More BOOKS ON PRESS!

51% Funded!!!

I’ve been away from the computer doing a HABS photography project at the Presidio of San Francisco and while I was away DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to become a Professional Photographer hit 51% funded today! Thanks to all my terrific backers and get ready foranother barrage of e-mails and social media for the … More 51% Funded!!!