For many, many years I’ve seen something going on in the photography industry that isn’t just mean, it’s plain wrong. Does this sound familiar? “Just because you own a camera doesn’t make you a photographer!" “These newbies buy a camera, start taking lots of photos, and think they’re photographers. They’re not!" (side note: if you're a newbie looking to buy a camera, … [Read more...] about Let’s Stop Telling People They Aren’t Photographers, Mmmkay?
We ran into some old clients the other day while we were out with our boys. We had shot their wedding years ago, and they now had two kids of their own. They asked how things were going since we had doubled the number of children in our home. “It’s challenging sometimes,” I said, though I secretly wanted to yell “How on earth does anyone manage this??" “Yes, it’s tough. … [Read more...] about Don’t Worry. It Gets Easier.
Every time I think that I am out of inspiration and out of ideas, I head to our bookshelf. It's huge, and jammed full of books of all shapes and sizes (those tiny kids board books are just so hard to store!). I let my eyes browse over the titles, and within moments something amazing happens: I relax. In front of me is a lifetime's worth of ideas and inspiration – mine for the … [Read more...] about 5 Inspiring Books For Photographers
The scene is Sunday morning. Tomorrow's a holiday. Lauren: "So what should we do today?" Rob: "We could go somewhere. How about Drumheller?" Lauren: "Hmm, a 3 hour drive with a rambunctious toddler and a 2 month old who has recently decided he hates his car seat? Sounds awesome!" Rob: "And let's do it as a day trip, just for fun!" You'd think we would have … [Read more...] about The World’s Largest Dinosaur
Photography is a huge part of our lives. It's both our passion and our profession, and so naturally we've been itching to share it with our son, Max. He's had toy cameras since before he was born, but now that he's 2.5, and able to understand more, we've decided to start to actively teach him photography! … [Read more...] about Max Learns Photography!