documentary style photography sessions

Once risqué performance artists, now new parents–how they can do both

Once risqué performance artists, now new parents–how they can do both After meeting up recently for a couple of documentary style photography sessions, I started thinking about how cool my clients Sasa and Juna were. I’ve known this dynamic Javanese couple since 2010 when I went to their art exhibit...

create compelling photo stories

You can create compelling photo stories: 10 pros tell how

You can create compelling photo stories: 10 pros tell how I’ve been thinking about the photo story a lot lately. But how do you know one when you see it? A photo story communicates a clear message without the use of extensive text. If you want to tell meaningful...

inclusive dance teacher

Everyone can dance no matter what they look like

Everyone can dance no matter what they look like I was recently asked to photograph U.S. dance teacher Karenne Koo’s trip to Indonesia. Karenne came to Yogyakarta to introduce dance methods based on the teachings of Barbara Mettler (1907-2002). After accepting the job, I thought about how I would...

5 photo story ideas to get you out shooting

5 Simple Ideas to Start Your Own Photo Story

July 29, 2018

5 Simple Ideas to Start Your Own Photo Story While designing my free email course Create A Compelling Photo Story In One Week, I started thinking about what kinds of stories offer a good chance for learning. I want those of you who took a look at my photo course...

Create a compelling photo story in one week

Photography as exploration and research, and a new free course

Photography as exploration and research, and a new free course Recently, Anthony Bourdain took his own life. Although I rarely watch TV, I had seen his show a few times. I liked the way he explored foreign foods in foreign places and didn’t act all colonial about it. This...

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