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August 2, 2019

After speaking to many people at art shows and running my own survey, I've found that people prefer to buy a pre-framed piece over one that's matted. It also occurs to me that a great majority of people who buy prints, take a long time to frame them, if they do at all,...

July 14, 2019

The importance of giclee and knowing what your getting.

July 11, 2019

Creating value and delivering it to my clients.

June 19, 2019

​I believe, as an artist, you need to have complete control over the entire creative process from start to finish. 

Some collaboration is ok and sometimes even necessary. For example, an author probably should have an editor and some artists get together with custo...

June 12, 2019

As some of you may know I jokingly state that I do everything because I have trust issues. While I do joke about it, it really isn't that far from the truth. At many times in my photographic career I've been let down by labs who have zero accountability. I think the st...

April 3, 2019

One of the most frequent questions that I'm asked when I'm selling my artwork at festivals is "are these enhanced or manipulated?"

There are so many people that shy away from answering the question of manipulating images. They seem to think that it's taboo or something....

September 10, 2016

I have read innumerable articles on several ways to improve your photography.

One of the ways that I keep hearing more often than others is "Plan your shot/Plan your series!" Now, I will agree with that method to a point. Shooting a series of photographs is important be...

August 18, 2016

One of the most frustrating things about digital photography is the effect that is lovingly known as Banding! Banding is when the color space is too small to adequately transition between multiple shades of the same color, creating gaps in the image where a smooth tona...

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