Category Archives: Inspiration

Make Today Different

This weekend was a good weekend for the simple reason that I did something different. On Saturday morning I had agreed to help out a friend by giving her husband a ride to the airport AT 3:45AM! Rather than looking … Continue reading

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Adobe MAX in Pictures

Last week I had the awesome opportunity to attend Adobe MAX. I had never been before, and I have to say, I was impressed! I had been to other types of conferences before including Photoshop World, but Adobe MAX had … Continue reading

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Annapolis Reflections in Black and White

This morning when I woke, the sun was shining through the window (I like the blinds open so I know the moment I open my eyes.)  It was a beautiful spring morning!  I quickly decided not to waste my life … Continue reading

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A Day at the Beach – Photo Beach Bash That Is…

Last week I drove down to Rehoboth Beach for the second annual Photo Beach Bash.  I attended last year because I had heard that Rick Sammon would be speaking and I wanted to see another of the “rock stars” of the photography … Continue reading

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New Series – Vintage Travel

As a stock photographer, some days just a few simple things can start the creativity to flow and cause you to become immersed.  Those are the days you love, the days you can get lost in your craft.  The days … Continue reading

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The People We Meet

Last night I attended our monthly Creative Exposures Baltimore meeting. It was the night of our photo competition and I had lined up one of the judges for the competition, Lynford Morton. As I was introducing Lyn to a friend … Continue reading

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Fun at PhotoPlus 2013

October brings a tradition for me now.  Thursday, I took the Megabus to New York City to immerse myself in candy store of photography – PhotoPlus Expo.  Admission to the expo is free, so for a whopping $6 roundtrip bus … Continue reading

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Photo Field Trip

My birthday is in mid-July and this year’s was looking to be just a ho-hum day.  No trips to tropical islands planned, not even a quick trip to the beach possible for this hot, sunny Monday.  Not wanting to let … Continue reading

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Photoshop Playtime

One of the disadvantages of editing for stock is that it doesn’t give you much liberty to play with your images.  At iStockphoto.com every image is inspected by one of a team of approximately 100 inspectors.  They look at each … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past

This weekend I spent some time going back through old photos on my external hard drive looking for examples of inspection rejections for an upcoming presentation I’m doing on stock photography. It sure wasn’t hard to find lots of problem … Continue reading

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