It’s official, I’m a Getty Images photographer! A number of my photos were selected by Getty Images for sale in their creative stock category.
It’s crazy to think how far I’ve come in this hobby. Ten years ago I received my first DSLR, a Canon Rebel Ti1. I barely knew how to shoot manual, let alone understood post-processing techniques… Read More
Have you been struggling with hair masking? This amazing trick will blow your mind! Read More
I had the pleasure to photograph the lovely Olivia this past weekend. We sought out modern places for an Austin photo shoot. Spots we went to included... Read More
Thanks to the latest innovations in technology, what once was considered solely a device for making phone calls and texting now has the capability to take crisp and clear photos that are wall-hanging worthy.
First we awed over the photo capabilities of the iPhone 5 (because let's face it, 4 and 3 weren't that awe-worthy in terms of photo quality...well maybe 4 was), then iPhone 6, and now with the advancements of the iPhone 7 and its ability to produce a blurred depth of field. Read More
I recently wrote a white paper on the best practices for image SEO and thought I'd reintroduce some of the ideas here. While some concepts in the white paper are tailored to WordPress sites, the gist of it can still be applied to using images with most CMSs, including Squarespace. (I will explain some of these differences below.)
With that said, here are several important SEO tips to keep in mind when using visuals in your written content: Read More
I've started getting into food photography. I find this genre of photography enjoyable...I mean c'mon...you get to eat your photo subject!
My friend over at Dine With Shayda has a phenomenal food blog, which has inspired me to snap pictures of my own food encounters.
There are a few things I've noticed about food photography and what it takes to be successful (and by successful, I mean a well-balanced, well-exposed image): Read More
Applying text directly to an image isn't always the best thing. Readability is important, so either darkening or lightening an image to better suit text is something you should know how to do. Here's how it's done... Read More
Read on for an easy Lightroom trick you can use to decrease vignetting around the corners of your image and fix lens distortion. Read More
Here's an easy photo-editing workflow for making a night exposure pop. Read More