5 Tips to Make Your Portraits Stand Out

Any photographer that has even the smallest interest in improving their skills will attest to having the rules of composition beaten into their heads.  These rules are the foundation of what makes a good image good.  Portraiture is no different.  However, living within the boundaries of those rules can be a hurdle when trying to make your portraits stand out. It’s [...]

National Geographic's Best Photos of 2016

The Best of the Best.... While December is always a fun time of the year due to the holiday season, it is also a fun time of the year for photography.  Most of the photography websites review the images from the year and weed out their favorites. While it's an honor to reach anyone's "Top of the Year" list, National Geographic tends to be one of the most well-resp[...]

What's New in WordPress 4.7???

WordPress 4.7 was released in early December.  This is the last major update of the year and with it comes some pretty sweet improvements and fixes.  This week, we'll go over some of the major changes and fixes. For a full list and description of the changes in this new release, check this page out. Seeing that 4.7 is a major release, you'll need to manually ini[...]

Kevin and Amanda's Baby Announcement......

Honored to help announce one of their most important moments.... I had the privilege of photographing Kevin and Amanda Sell's baby announcement pictures.  I'm always honored when close friends ask me to shoot important moments in their lives. . Kevin and I go back over a decade.  During their shoot, I couldn't help but think back to the first time Kevin and I met.[...]

Make Your Business Headshots Stand Out......

In today's social media driven world, taking a traditional head-and-shoulders headshot just doesn't cut it anymore.  One of the things you can do to make your business stand out from the rest is to make your business headshots stand out from the rest!  You are your most powerful marketing tool so why not make your headshots unique and custom fit to your brand. Let yo[...]

SEO is CRAP……right?!?!

SEO is CRAP......right?!?!

I'll admit that I've haven't always taken SEO seriously.  I used to believe that if your website provides value as it should, you will get more and more eyes to your site.  I do still believe that but I also believe that there are certain things you can to put yourself in a better position to rank higher on Google searches. Let me begin by stating that I'm definite[...]

Design Your Website with a Plan......

Hello all and thanks for stopping by and spending some time with me this week.  First let me apologize for not posting last week.  I rarely miss blog posts so that wont be the norm.  Let's get into how to design your website with a plan. My last blog post was about building my website with a plan in mind.  I know my website is photography based, but this info appli[...]

I'm Now A Man With A Plan......

It was time for an overhaul..... Hi everybody!  It really does feel good to be writing weekly posts again.  Last week, I talked about the debut of my new website.  It's not 100 percent perfect yet but it's getting there.  I mentioned that the point of rebuilding my website and moving from Zenfolio to a Wordpress site is because you get so much more control with Wordp[...]

It's Been a While But I'm Back......

Wordpress just does it better...... I know it's been a while since I've published a blog post but I promise I haven't forgotten about you all!  I have actually been working pretty hard on a website optimization project that kept be from being able to publish blog posts.  I've switched website hosting platforms which included rebuilding my entire website.  My website [...]