Madeline Island workshop 2016 epilogue

Madeline Island 2016 epilogue We finished our 2nd annual workshop at one of our new favorite venues, The Madeline Island School for the Arts. This year, we further explored this image rich locale, including taking the class out to the incredible sea caves on...

Charleston 2016 workshop series epilogue

Charleston 2016 workshop series epilogue We just finished our annual Charleston Creativity workshop series. Our Visual Artistry workshop followed by our software intensive Digital Edge workshop were both attended by great individuals, inquisitive and eager to learn....

Revisting venues, revisited…

We just completed the first annual Great Smoky Mountains Photography Summit with a packed house. Over 200 photographers were in attendance. It was great to see old friends, meet facebook friends, and to make new ones. The vibe is always good at these types of events...

Madeline Island Magic

  On the day the Palouse workshop ended, we packed and headed to northern Wisconsin. The Madeline Island School for the Arts is a new venue for us, although I’ve wanted to get up to Lake Superior for a while. The first time at a location to teach without a...

B&W…..how do you know?

“How do you know when to convert an image to B&W,” is an often asked question at workshops, and my normal reply is, “I don’t know.” Although, basically true, this image made me aware of a thought process that I can share. As I was...

Image design concept

I remember one of my first glimpses into how the other half thinks, no….not that other half, which shall remain one of the mysteries of life. I’m referring to publishers and anyone who uses professional photography for publication. When I was making my way...