The other day I was talking to my business coach about my unique selling proposition (yes I have a business coach—in fact more than one--and believe that anyone who is serious about growing their business should too!). In marketing, it is said that you should figure out what you have to offer that . . .
Shortly before Christmas, I finally received my copy of Vegan Weight Loss Manifesto: An 8-Week Plan to Change Your Mindset, Lose Weight and Thrive by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler. I had shot the book last autumn--more than a year before it was launched on December 16, 2017 by Page Street . . .
In my last post, I talked about how to approach shooting for restaurants. In this post, I will outline some of the things to be aware of on the business side. Besides technical and artistic considerations, and working in collaboration with a client and chef, shooting for restaurants also . . .
HOW TO SHOOT FOR RESTAURANTS: PART I Whether you are a blogger or Instagrammer, or a photographer starting your own food photography business, you may be approached to shoot for a restaurant. Shooting for restaurants is often how food photographers start their careers. As their budgets . . .
Hello Autumn Equinox! I’m so glad that you are here. September has been my favourite month of the year as long as I could remember. There is something special about it in my part of the world. The weather comes in like a lamb and leaves like a lion. One day it’s high summer, the next . . .
A couple of months ago I gave an online talk about stock photography for Kim Klassen’s Studio Online course. There was a lot of interest and questions from Studio participants about submitting to stock agencies, so I thought I’d write a blog post for my readers about some of the information I . . .
After a long hard winter, at least by Vancouver standards (it snowed! several times!) it's almost summer here. I bought my first pair of shorts in years. I thought I was too old for shorts, but a Google search about wearing shorts after forty assured me that as long as the inseam was at least 4 . . .
Recently it was my pleasure to make a contribution to an upcoming editorial put out by the Dudson Group. You may not have heard of Dudson but you have problem have eaten from their dishes. They are makers of fine china, based in the UK and servicing the restaurant and hospitality industry worldwide. . . .
I recently shot images for a book called Vegan Weight Loss Manifesto by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler, the forces behind the wonderful plant-based blog Active Vegetarian. It was an amazing project and I couldn’t have asked for better clients to work with my first time shooting a cookbook. They . . .
Happy New Year! If you are still with me, I wish you an epic 2017. 2016 was a tough year. Everyone died and Donald Trump was elected to the White House. With ISIS and terrorism and the migrant crisis, the world seems more chaotic and perilous than ever. I've had a strong sense of foreboding . . .