Category Archives: For Photographers

Why Moments are the Most Important Thing to Photograph on a Wedding Day

  Sometimes, working as a professional photographer and explaining to someone that it is your job to document them elicits the same reaction as a trip to the dentist.   There’s an inner cringe from your client while they remember horrific stories of childhood portraits at Sears gone wrong.  The over-combing of hair, the multiple applications...

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    The Moment-Driven Photojournalism Workshop and feature in Shutterbug Magazine

      I just returned from teaching at the Foundation Workshops to a sweet surprise, my feature inside Shutterbug Magazine about wedding photography along with fellow photographers Cliff Mautner and Lisa Mark. I remember reading Shutterbug Magazine when I was a young photojournalism student, I’d scour the ads for gear, record tips from professionals and dream about...

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      Sprouting Photographer Podcast and Workshop Info!

      I’m so honored to be featured on the incredibly informative podcast for photographers, the Sprouting Photographer.  The Sprouting Photographer podcast is a weekly podcast interviewing industry experts and business specialists who share high-value, no-fluff, concrete business ideas for professional photographers, and it was named the Best of iTunes, so being a part of it is...

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        Moment-Driven Workshop: LONDON May 2-3

        We wrapped up 2 days of learning and shooting last week (check out the slideshow!) at the Moment-Driven Workshop: CHICAGO  and I am so proud of my students for stepping outside their comfort zone!  Now I am off for two weeks in Wales and London, where I am a featured speaker at the Snap Photo...

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          WPJA Q4 Wedding Photojournalism Contest

          Such a lovely surprise to see a recent photograph win the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s contest!  I love this moment from Kerry and Evan’s wedding at the lovely Thompson Hotel Chicago.  It’s hard not to smile when I see this photograph!  Thanks so much, Wedding Photojournalist Association, check out all of the winning photography here!  ...

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