As you know, I recently participated in a photography workshop in Calgary and had a blast! I drank a little too much met up with photographers that I hadn’t hooked up with in over a year which was a great catch up time. One of those photographers is a young buddy of mine, professional photographer Joey Lawrence. Last time we chatted was last summer in Germany at a workshop there and then we spent some time shooting in Paris with a few models.
After a few cold beverages, he summed up the last year and I was just blown away! A few things you need to know is that just a few years back, Joey was 16 years old (not a typo), owned a basic point & shoot camera, had never taken a plane and was learning the photography ropes. Now all grown up at Continue Reading »
If you were curious enough to check out my Useful Links section you would notice a link to the Digital Photography School created by Darren Rowse. I find this blog/forum to be a treasure chest full of fantastic information for both amateur and professional photographers. When I have a few minutes, I like to browse the forums and soak up information. Maybe even post a comment or two if I feel that I can contribute useful information. Here are the details…. Continue Reading »
I was approached last week by Lee Torrens, the owner of the popular blog MicrostockDiaries.com, to give my perspective to the microstock evolution over the last 4 years. As some of you might know, I’ve been a microstock contributor since May 2004 when only IstockPhoto existed at the time. As new, promising agencies took off like ShutterStock, Fotolia and Dreamstime, I expanded my portfolio to them.
I was honored to be asked about my perspective and I thank Lee for giving me this opportunity. You can read my complete interview here.