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Event Photography | How Professional Photography Helps Market Your Event

How Professional Photography Helps Market Your Event Hosting an event can be a wonderful experience. Most people who are planning an event are passionate about the cause they are promoting. They take pride in their work, and want it to turn out just as planned. Sure, you need to schedule a time and a place, and maybe do some marketing as well. [...]

Event Photography | PanCan 5K Race Washington D.C.

PanCan 5K Race Washington D.C. Every year the Purple Stride has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Pancreatic Cancer. Capturing this year's Purple Stride in Washington DC was a memorable experience to say the least. As their event photography expert, I could tell that those involved in the race were deeply motivated to raise money and awareness for this noble cause. [...]

Washington, D.C. Event Photography | The National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum History is always an interesting topic of exploration. Washington, D.C. is filled with a plethora of historical structures, monuments, and museums. I love being an event photographer here because there is never a shortage of historical or political affairs happening in a city so rich with history. You certainly couldn't observe all there is to see in [...]

International Womens Day

A shout out to  Betty Friedan on International Womens Day I am so lucky to live here in Washington DC (okay not always)  Last weekend I was visiting the National Portrait Gallery and whilst checking out the portraits of President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama I came across this fabulous portrait of Betty Friedan, an absolute icon in the history of [...]

International Womens Day

A shout out to  Betty Friedan on International Womens Day I am so lucky to live here in Washington DC (okay not always)  Last weekend I was visiting the National Portrait Gallery and whilst checking out the portraits of President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama I came across this fabulous portrait of Betty Friedan, an absolute icon in the history of [...]

Resizing Photos for LinkedIn

Resizing photos for LinkedIn When you're trying to make the best first impression, it's important to have a professional headshot to represent yourself. In the age of technology and social media, it's especially important that you put your best face forward. Often times this is the first form of contact employers, clients, or potential business partners will have with [...]

Will Human Photographers Ever Become Obsolete?

These days technology is everywhere. It's used for scheduling appointments, ordering lunch, booking flights, and keeping in touch with loved ones. It's hard to imagine life without the convenience and ease of technology. But are these modern advances threatening human careers? Will human photographers ever become obsolete? The Natural Process of Technological Progress We've all probably seen the new machines rolling out [...]

How to Resize Headshots Quickly and Easily

How to resize headshots quickly and easily Let’s face it. Technology is amazing. However, it can also be really frustrating. Something that seems so simple can turn out to be a huge complicated process. For example, you have probably been in the position of wanting to simply upload a photo, and then find out that your image is either too [...]

Thinking On Your Feet | 30 Second Professional Portraits

Thinking On Your Feet Professional Portraits. For this assignment I was creating professional portraits of Representative Michael McCaul, the Congressmen representing Texas's 10th congressional district.  In addition, Representative McCaul is the Chairman of the House committee on Homeland Security.  Often in situations with busy executives and politicians,  the session tends to be rushed.  You have got to be prepared to always be on your [...]

What Gear is in My Camera Bag?

My Go-To Gear The most asked question of me is, what is in my gear bag. Well, I figured I would finally open up my bag and let everyone in on the mystery of what is inside. I'm not a gear head, but I am a stickler for good professional equipment that is fast and gets the job done at a professional level. [...]

Which Camera Should You Buy?

The question always comes up… “Which camera should I buy?” The answer?…. That depends. At one point in my life, going to dinner parties and such, I would always be asked that inevitable question. And what do you do? I started to make up fictitious careers. Blimp pilot, major league pitcher, proctologist (that’s a conversation killer), because if I said photographer I ALWAYS [...]

What Can My Headshots Do For You

The Benefits of Professional Portraiture As a professional photographer, it is my job to make you look good.  Having a good headshot in today's market is an essential and important way to separate yourself from your competition.  Headshots are a great way to market yourself.  They give a visual representation for people to view when they research the person they may be working [...]

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