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Leica M262 Review After Photographing My Niece’s 5th Birthday Party

June 5, 2021

This is a Leica M262 review after photographing my niece’s fun and colorful 5th birthday party, some of the photos are hilarious!

I Quit Wedding Photography To Pursue My Passion For Art Photography

June 1, 2021

I quit wedding photography to pursue my true photography passion, to become an art photographer, focused on capturing the everyday.

What Are The Types Of Photos People Remember Most?

December 1, 2020

The types of photos people remember most are the ones of our fellow humans. The lest memorable photos are ones that depict a landscape.

What Is A Memorable Photo?

November 29, 2020

A Memorable photo is worth remembering, especially because it’s special or unusual. But what makes us remember one photo more than another?

Free 1920’s Lightroom Preset – Immediate Download

March 15, 2020

I researched and analyzed a bunch of photos from the 1920’s and designed this preset based off of how those photos looked and felt.

Dallas Homeless People: Where Do They Sleep At Night?

December 3, 2015

Dallas homeless people make up over 3,000 men and women wandering the streets. Many of them sleep on the street at night.

Jesse James and Robert Ford Photo Touch Up

October 2, 2015

I recently saw an article, Does photo show outlaw Jesse James with his killer?, on CNN about a recent discovery and verification of a approximately 130 year old photo of Jesse James and Robert Ford together. I find photos like this absolutely fascinating. At this time they both really trusted each other and had their […]

Richard Prince May Be a Jerk, But He’s Not a Thief

May 29, 2015

Richard Prince has caused major outrage recently for putting up works of art that are screenshots of other people’s Instagram images.

A Photo Book Highlighting The Process Of Photography Not The Result

May 11, 2015

“Finding The One” is a photo book that highlights the art and process of photography instead of focusing on the final result.

Lucas Foglia Talk About His Books “A Natural Order” And “Frontcountry”

March 31, 2015

Lucas Foglia in-depth talk about his long-term photography projects and books “A Natural Order” and “Frontcountry.”

My Photo Series “Hispanica Americana” is Published in Annual UT Dallas Research Journal

February 17, 2015

I submitted this photographic essay to UT Dallas’ yearly student research journal called The Exley. After an extensive review process, my photos were selected to be in the Spring 2015 issue! The Published Essay: For 4 1/2 years in my early 20s, I lived in Mexico. My time there gave me a profound appreciation for […]

Sam Abell Presentation “The Photographic Life,” About His Life And Work

October 7, 2014

Sam Abell presentation “The Photographic Life,” was a fantastic talk about his life and work that I learned so much from.

Interview with Jeff Langhammer and Ryan Li

April 25, 2014

Yesterday I sat down with two professional photographers, Jeff Langhammer and Ryan Li, to discuss their ideas and philosophies about taking impactful images. I had recorded audio for this interview but unfortunately lost while moving this content to my new blog location. I left it this up just to remember this time in my life. I worked for […]

Infographic: Memorability and History of Photos

They’re millions upon millions of photos taken and shared every day. Knowing what kind of photos to take to help get your work more notice and remembered is very important when wanting to learn earn income as a photographer.

Online Photography Communities Help With Growing As A Photographer

April 18, 2014

Online photography communities can be instrumental in helping people who are interested, grow as a photographer and an artist.

Interview With High End Wedding Photographer Hiram Trillo

April 17, 2014

This week I sat down with the amazing international wedding photographer, Hiram Trillo, and asked him a several questions about impactful photography. He is very well known in the wedding photography world as photographer who takes photos that are emotionally impactful and moving. A photo he took of a bride and groom in Spain won […]

Tableau Photography, Storytelling In Contemporary Art Photography

Tableau photography is a genre of art photography that refers to literature, cinéma, and historical events to construct familiar narratives.

Pulitzer-Winning Photos Of The Syrian War Depict Trauma And Suffering

December 16, 2013

These Pulitzer-Winning photos depict the trauma and suffering caused by the Syrian war, which helps raise public awareness of the situation.

Dallas Professional Photographers Association Speaker Hiram Trillo

June 13, 2013

Dallas Professional Photographers Association keynote speaker for June 13, 2013, was the award-winning wedding photographer Hiram Trillo.

Henri Cartier-Bresson Overview Of His Life And Incredible Photography

April 12, 2013

Henri Cartier-Bresson brief overview of his life and his incredible photography and some of his perspectives on photography.