Category: thoughts

Everything Old is New Again

Let’s face it.  The economy is still not the powerhouse it was five years ago.  We’re all still reeling a little bit and saving money is at a premium, while spending excessively is a luxury only for those with deep…

Podcast #56: Is Blogging Dead?

Twitter, Facebook, microblogging, blogging, Audioboo, websites, statistics, logos, graphics, web design and more! It’s a lot to take in and more often than not photographers who are just getting started ask me “Which ones should I choose?”

Running Off the Grid

A friend of mine is going on an extended backpacking trip, and space is already tight, so he approached me to see if I had any ideas on how he should go about running his SLR for an extended period…

Live from the Road

Over the weekend I had the distinct pleasure of joining my colleague and good friend Kerry Garrison (who you probably know from Camera Dojo) out “in the wild” as we traveled to the Breezy Point Resort north of Brainerd MN…

Garbage leads to Beauty

Tuesday night is trash night in the Anderson household – and whether mild and comfortable, or sub-zero and bone-chilling, it’s my job to gather all the bags and roll things out to the curb on my appointed night.  Last night…

It’s Not Too Early to…

Start thinking about plans for 2011.  Typically, you want to be planning months ahead of time for the business world.  Whether you are a professional photographer for events such as weddings, a stock photographer or a portrait photographer, or even…

The problem with words…

Recently, I learned that the Isle of Palms (IOP) in South Carolina has made it illegal for photographers to take commercial photography onto the public beaches.  The specific phraseology of a recently posted page for IOP states that: “Commercial activity,…