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…


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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The Grove Redfield Estate Wedding Photography: Minda and Garrett

Minda and Garrett had a beautiful Grove Redfield Estate Wedding, with an outdoor ceremony and reception.  The historic Grove Redfield Estate, built in 1929 and surrounded by lush prairie,  features charming architecture and luscious gardens, a beautiful location and a favorite among Chicago wedding photographers.  I loved the leaded glass windows and the vintage bedrooms where…

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