Creative Market: A New Store For Our Images

Like most photographers, I am always looking for new places to sell my images and recently I found a site that has a great feel to it, allowing  photographers to curate their our portfolio to suit their needs. Creative Market, a small but up and coming site, is offering photographers the chance to sell images at a fair commission level without subjective approvals that result in style or preference differences.

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With Christmas Comes Sweets

It is just a part of the holidays, food. When the holidays arrive we start considering what goodies, sweets, candies, and cookies we will send to our friends and family (and of course tuck away for ourselves). In our home, my wife loves to create her own goodies and the boys and I love to help her test those creations. This week was no different.

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Portfolio Alert: Christmas Cookies

As the fall leaves turn orange and the weather cools, we start to think of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year. In keeping with those holiday traditions and the childhood memories that so many of us have, I created a few images of Spritz cookies to bring some holiday cheer to everyone.

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Maintaining Authenticity in a World of Make Believe

Photography is changing and authenticity has become a common demand for image buyers and clients that want to use the images we produce. The days of isolated images on plain white fields is quickly becoming a thing of the past, replaced by food, products, and people in situations that appear real or at least possible.

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Getting Ready For The Holiday with Seasonal Images

Tomorrow is Halloween. I know that sounds like an obvious statement to many of you but there is a point to be made here. I have always believed that Halloween marks the real start to the autumn holiday season and with that, the rush to get ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas. The stores are already setting up their displays and consumers are already expecting to see marketing and advertisements for both holidays. I guess it is time for us all to get onboard.

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Portfolio Alert: Apple Cider, Doughnuts, and Fall

Some of you may know that I spent 20 years in the Northeastern US. During that time, my family and I became accustom to some traditions that we don’t have here in the South. One of those things is apple picking.

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Photographing Food to Evoke Emotion

A large part of successfully photographing food is to stage or style it so that it evokes an emotional response from the viewer. That reaction might be a childhood memory of a particular food or time,

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Autumn Images and Halloween Themes

It has happened! Summer has given way to fall and all over the south we are seeing the signs of it. The trees are changing color and the weather is starting to cool here. If you are in the northern part of the country, you are probably chuckling at me and thinking to your self that I am a little behind, right?

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