..Before You Fight!

11
Sep
2012

Wisdom of the Day: You might want to figure out who you are fighting and what are you really fighting about BEFORE you start swinging, physically-emotionally-or legally. Cheers!



Why I Don’t Live In Japan!

07
Sep
2012


The Japanese are absolutely ruthless with their pranks. Glad we’re not that creative with our television programming.



Tom Ford

06
Sep
2012

There are few people that impress me as much as Tom Ford. The man is a design genius. At 30 he took over Gucci when it was on the serious decline and not only designed the fashion lines but also the advertising and even the stores!  I posted this video about him because A. I feel it is so important to study talented people outside your profession, (Like photography)  and B. Because even he says in this video that he feels his success has come from his work ethic! (NOT AMAZING NATURAL TALENT, which he has)

“My creative drive is an obsession, perfectionism is almost an illness with me….you can only control so much you just have to let go, you’re not really in control of anything, of life, the older I get I learn that”

“Do things first and then talk about them”

Ford remains on my top 20 people to photograph their portrait.

 




These fantastic words are for all the photographers and creatives just starting out! I might have to watch this everyday. I don’t care how big of the shoot I get to do, I still feel like the new kid on the block that has something to prove. This can be good or bad and everything thing is perspective.

Thank you IRA GLASS for you’re encouragement and wisdom!



DALLAS Deep Ellum Photo Walk

01
Sep
2012

HEY GUYS!

Be sure to go HERE and sign up! (BTW if it says there are no more spots open….SHOW UP ANYWAYS!)

I’m so excited that I will be leading a Photo Walk for Dallas area in Deep Ellum. For those that don’t know what a photo walk is …check out this rad video from the founder of the PhotoWalk Scott Kelby

TRUST ME! You will meet some fantastic people and leave with new friends! Promise! I’ve met some of the most wonderful people on these! Iron sharpens iron, so get out there around each other!





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