Fearless Photographers Collection 35: A Judge’s Perspective

Want to know what it feels like to judge one of the strongest wedding photography contests with the best wedding photographers in the world?  Awesome.  Inspiring.  Overwhelming.  And fun. With Fearless Photographers leader Huy Nguyen and fellow judges Dennis Berti and Dorota Kaszuba, we tackled the Fearless Photographer’s Collection 35, one of the largest collections ever.  This photographic competition…

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Chicago Photography Workshop and Mentoring

I received a Facebook message yesterday that transported me back to my college Spring break.  I’ve been a photographer all my life, so my Spring breaks weren’t filled with Daytona and debauchery, they involved rolls of film and my camera.  In 1995, I rented a car and drove to Selma, Alabama to document the 30th Anniversary…

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  • RoxyJanuary 6, 2017 - 3:14 pm

    You are doing a great job! This is awesome!ReplyCancel

Chicago Wedding Album Reveal: Pauli and Chris Wedding Photos

What a treat it was to have clients Pauli and Chris visit to pick up their beautiful custom wedding album by Finao!   Their 50-spread album features archival pages and a beautifully soft linen cover.  Designing this album was a breeze with Smart Albums! Reconnecting with my clients after their wedding is so rewarding, I asked…

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Moment-Driven Workshop: London Street Photography

  One of my favorite things to teach to my photography students is to Compose and Wait.  This simple exercise is something that we often take for granted during a rushed wedding day, it’s our own most under utilized tool.  Really, how often do we have time to wait?  Or, take the time necessary to…

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  • David CusicDecember 12, 2016 - 4:12 am

    I’m so very proud of my little girl. You’ve grown to be a remarkable woman. With much love…. Dad.ReplyCancel

Moment-Driven Photojournalism Workshop: LONDON

I just returned from London, where I spoke at the lively and inspiring Nine Dots Gathering, and held my Moment-Driven Workshop: London!  I’m a bit jet lagged at the moment but I wanted to share some photos I made of my students during our workshop.  One of our group exercises was to approach strangers, not…

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