Category Archives: Personal Collection

We’ve been a bit silent over the past week or so on social media, our blog, and so on. Here’s a birth story… A week ago Monday, October 17, we had just been at my sister’s house for a meal celebrating my dad’s birthday. As we were leaving, Natasha said she was feeling tightening or…

I think after I turned 17, birthdays really weren’t anything crazy for me. They were just another day. In fact, ever since I was 18, I’ve done some kind of work on my birthday. After starting with photography, I would try and book a wedding on my birthday (or at least the weekend right around that…

This was my second year photographing the Ham City Jam, and this year we stepped it up. Not only pictures, but video as well, and over the next few months we’ll be producing quite a video of the event. Being local to the area and seeing just how big this even is for having a…

I’ve posted on this numerous times but I realized after my last blog post on it I didn’t really do anything to follow up with my ambitions of shooting the X Games. Last year I had the opportunity of photographing the Ham City Jam skate competition in Effingham, IL. It was seriously one of the…

First of all, unless you are a photographer you may not be aware of Shutterfest. Shutterfest is a 2 day workshop for photographers unlike any other available. For example, this year, there were over 2000 photographers, over 250 models and a ton of speakers all to help in further educating ourselves on new trends or…

A couple years ago I had my logo created. I knew when it was made that I wanted the SH to somehow be incorporated and what was mad was an S and an H together that sort of created an infinity sign, but not too much. But the S and H were very defined. The…

Every photographer faces it, we do so much work photographing other people as part of our job and we lose touch with the reason we got started. Maybe you started photographing kids and then transitioned to weddings and haven’t photographed many kids in years. Maybe it was wildlife photography and because it didn’t bring you…

If you follow my Facebook at all, I just recently posted a status at how I felt like a failure as a photographer because I don’t do many personal projects. I shoot so many weddings, seniors, families, and other portrait sessions for others, but very little for myself, and that doesn’t make much sense to…

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