Have you ever had a moment or an experience that shaped your life? Or were you ever surrounded by the worst circumstances that you didn’t know what to do next?
The first time I traveled to Ecuador I was fifteen years old and my Continue reading “Witnessing Tiny Miracles in Ecuador”
Have you ever heard the phrase “Don’t blink or time will pass you by”? Or something along those lines?
I hear that saying in movies and it reminds everyone to embrace what they have in the moment; to live in the now which in some Continue reading “This Is Why You Are Important To The World”
When we begin our journey as an artist, it’s usually sparked by a piece of art that we’ve seen. Whether it was in a museum, on Instagram or at a local art fair – we know the feeling of looking at a Continue reading “Is Comparing Yourself a Good or Bad Idea?”
So last weekend I actually did something that scared the crap out of me…
One of my awesome roller derby friends saw me taking photos of a game. She was getting married and asked me if I could help with the wedding. Naturally I assumed that I would be photographing Continue reading “How To Not Face Your Fear, But Follow It!”
I once heard a joke from a man who said “What do artists and coffee filters have in common?” and when I asked for the answer, he replied “They’re disposable!”
I remember being so furious I stormed out and thought to myself that he was ignorant and had no clue what he was talking about. It never crossed my mind ever again until recently… Continue reading “What Do Artists And Coffee Filters Have In Common?”
For the past couple of months I fell off the face of the earth…
I know this may be something that cannot and should not be said by a working photographer but I’m pulling the “human” card. Lately I’ve been in a world of funk about who I am, what I should be doing and what is my purpose in life. I know Continue reading “Here’s Why You CANNOT Give Up!”
I cannot believe that it’s already March – time just seems to fly on by when you’re having fun.
And speaking of fun, today is my birthday…and I have so much to be grateful for. But I’m mostly grateful to have you! Continue reading “It’s My Birthday (& I’m Thanking You!)”
There’s been this debate going around how in order for you to actually stand out and make your mark in the world, you have to be limitless.
Now what does that mean? Continue reading “Don’t Know Your Limits? Read This!”
Do you ever get the feeling that maybe your passion isn’t what it’s all cracked up to be?
A lot of creatives make the decision to go out and pursue their passion, but then the give up because they soon realize that it’s just not for them. There were certain plans and ideas that I stopped or given up on because I thought to myself “Dude this sucks. I don’t think I’m cut out for this.” Continue reading “What To Do When Your Dream Fails (& Why This Is A Good Thing!)”
Ever had an idea that you thought was great but then when you looked at it again, you thought it was…well…stupid?
I have struggled with this for years and now I’ve finally come to a conclusion about “stupid” ideas that I think you should know. Continue reading “Why Your “Stupid” Ideas Are The Best Ones!”
Around this time of year a lot of people tend to get super stressed out about numerous of things. Holiday shopping, vacation planning or making sure you end the year with a bang!
Then there are those who’ve evaluated what they accomplished this year and realized….they’re not where they wanted to be. Continue reading “Why Failing Could Be Your Greatest Gift”
Ever had the feeling that all of your friends are in their prime…and you’re still stuck in the same place?
Some of my students come up to me with this dilemma and ask what they are doing wrong: Am I not marketing enough? Is my work bad? Does no one like me? Should I just give up? Continue reading “Five Behaviors That Can Kill Your Passion”