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Something To Smile About

We just completed the 2018 Celebration of Smiles- a fundraiser for PPA Charities and Operation Smile.  This great cause helps provide surgery for kids with cleft palates and other facial conditions.   A bit about Operation Smile from their website: It is one of the oldest and largest volunteer-based...

Celebration of Smiles 2017

It is back- Celebration of Smiles 2017! Every year, we do free portraits to support Operation Smile.  For a donation of merely $25, we photograph you and give you the digital file.  No strings attached.  For every 10 we do, enough money is raised ($250) to pay for a child to have surgery.  What a de...

Western States District Judging

Just returned from a fun weekend in Yakima, Washington where I judged images at PPA’s Western States District Image Competition. If you’ve never entered photographic competitions, you are missing out on one of the best educational opportunities available.  It truly forces you to hone your craft and ...

Big Milestone For My YouTube Channel

Ok, I’ve fallen a bit behind in my blogging, but  had to take a second for a “shameless self-promotion post.” Several years ago, I started a YouTube channel to share tips on photography, Photoshop, etc.  It started out as just a fun project and just continued to grow.  Recently, the channel reached ...

Ready To Make Someone Smile?

It is that time again.  Time to take on a huge charity venture to help some kids smile.  My son Dean is helping me promote again this year, so here he is to tell you more…. WHAT IS IT? Operation Smile provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children...

Want To Grow As An Artist?

Ready to get your learn on??? I’ll be doing a presentation tomorrow for the 2016 Digital Art Summit.  My program is on “Growing as an Artist” and there are plenty of other presenters doing some amazing programs as well.  You have the option of just purchasing my program or they have some packages th...

Could This Be The Best Way To Learn Photography?

Is there a photographer out there who doesn’t want to get better?  Isn’t everyone looking for the ultimate learning platform for photography?  Well, Trey Ratcliff of “Stuck in Customs” fame may have just found it! A few weeks ago, I was introduced to a new learning community called The Arcanum.   Th...

Judging The Best of The Best

A Week Of Inspiration I just returned from Altanta after spending the week at Gwinett Technical College judging at PPA’s International Photographic Competition.  Every year, judges from around the country get together for a week to judge the best photography from around the world.  It is truly an ex...

Imaging USA 2015

ImagingUSA is right around the corner!   For those who don’t know, ImagingUSA is the once-a-year photography extravaganza, hosted by the Professional Photographers of America. This thing is HUGE with loads of great educational programs and a mind-blowing trade show.  If you are anywhere near Nashvil...

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