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Professional Photography Speaker & Teacher: Speaking to the Professional Photographers of Akron Ohio

Professional Photography Speaker & Teacher Recently I had the pleasure of speaking the Akron Ohio Professional Photographers organization.  Upon landing, I saw this display in the Cleveland Airport:  Superman started here (and I have fond memories of reading comic books when I was young and he was my favorite superhero at the time).  Upon picking […]

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Oregon Professional Photography Teacher, Speaker and Lecturer: In Arkansas

Oregon Professional Photography Teacher, Speaker and Lecturer: In Arkansas Early this month, I was one of 6 Master Photographers who got to judge the Arkansas Professional Photographers Association print competition in the Diamond State.  I, along with two of the other judges, were joined by 4 other photographers who gave speaking programs at the Arkansas annual […]

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Dorris Ranch: Wedding Photographer Fashion Shoot Springfield Oregon.

Dorris Ranch: Wedding Photographer Fashion Shoot Springfield Oregon. Jana from Dorris Ranch approached me at the local Eugene (Oregon) Bridal showcase to see if I’d be willing to do a wedding fashion shoot at their wedding venue. I thought it would be a fun way to create something unique, so I agreed. Here is one […]

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Tall Ships: Historical Vessels of the Past, Lady Washington

Tall Ships: Historical Vessels of the Past, Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain. My son has had a long fascination with sailing. Not long ago he discovered the Grays Harbor Historical Society and two ships that they operate, The Lady Washington, a 1789 replica and the Hawaiian Chieftain, an 1850’s style gaff-rigged ketch tall ship. They […]

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Speaking at Professional Photographers of Colorado

Speaking at Professional Photographers of Colorado One of things that I enjoy is travel. Prior to becoming a professional photographer, I worked for United Airlines in Eugene Oregon for six years as a customer service agent (Loading bags, parking planes, cleaning planes (yuck), air freight, ticketing, boarding, load planning (so the plane doesn’t crash) and […]

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Why your wedding photographer needs to know what they are doing.

Why your wedding photographer needs to know what they are doing.  I see so many photographs on-line that are close, but miss the boat because of the lack of skill, knowledge or time that the photographer took.  Who got the short end of the stick?  The bride. Last week, I talked about how a professional […]

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