Where to shoot the barber?

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Taking a barber out of his own salon and ‘shooting’ him at another setting might seem off the wall – but when it comes to photography not everything has to make immediate sense. Because while location is fundamental to any commercial photo-shoot, along with the usual rudimentary (good lighting and an appropriate backdrop) tone is […]

Green & Proud ~ 3 Invaluable Lessons BNI Has Taught Me

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With the Feast of St. Patrick upon us I can’t help but hark back to ‘70’s Ireland, the land of saints and scholars where learning folklore in school at that time was considered as important as learning how to read and write. Regardless of whether the stories were true or just mere myths, we lapped […]

Commercial Photography ~ Rules and Knowing When to Bend Them

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Every business has rules and they serve great purpose – in promoting predictability, which in turn fosters security, reliability – so rules are productive, necessary even. However with some businesses rules need not be so steadfast, for example say in commercial photography. Sure, there’s the standard set of rules to adhere to i.e. for websites […]

From Bog Woman to Blog Woman

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It has only taken a lifetime to find that dream job but I’m finally here – in the merry old land of blogs. But before blogs there were bogs and in that hot summer of ’84 I got my first real job… My Backstory At twelve I had a lot going for me (well two […]