Archive for May, 2011

The key to business success: Believing in yourself?

Recently, I read a wonderful article by author Dara Girard called, “The Power of Belief.” Based on her more than 20 years of experience in the industry, she asserted that “a writer’s beliefs are the […]

May, 31

The PPA is copying me!

Ok, my post title is a little tongue-in-cheek. I was initially surprised to see some of my message encapsulated in one of this month’s Professional Photographer magazine articles, but I think it’s wonderful that the […]

May, 27

Blossoming

The day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. — Anais Nin How are you blossoming today?

May, 24
One of the worst pieces of advice I ever got as a photographer was, "People prefer tender images of their children looking into the camera.  What you want to shoot won't sell." And, even worse, for a while I believed it.

Why you should make art YOU love

One of the worst pieces of advice I ever got as a photographer was, “People prefer tender images of their children looking into the camera. What you want to shoot won’t sell.” And, even worse, for a while I believed it.

May, 20

How to persevere as a solopreneur

Last month, I announced my new baby to the world, to the sound of…silence.  Immediately, my months of hard work spent designing and developing a workshop to support wedding and portrait photographers in identifying their […]

May, 17
I heard a lot of interesting assertions working as a professional photographer. Here are a few of my favorite myths and the real truth behind them.

Photography industry myths and the truth behind them

I heard a lot of interesting assertions working as a professional photographer. Here are a few of my favorite myths and the real truth behind them.

May, 13

Photography: A client’s perspective

Do you remember the last time you were in your clients’ shoes? When you hired a photographer for your wedding, or a portrait session? I do! Today I’m going to share my latest experience shopping for […]

May, 10

The allure of passion

Confession: Concerts aren’t my thing. I’m always excited when I buy my tickets but as traffic slows down near the venue and I find myself waiting in a line of cars to park, it all […]

May, 06

Provocative philosophies on passion and profit, plus my latest mentoring and workshop offerings for visual arts and photographers.

The Inspired Way
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