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Out of Oregon Landscape Photography Conference

By |December 17th, 2018|Events|

Out of Oregon – Out of Chicago’s 3rd Annual Landscape Photography Conference, taking place on the Oregon Coast from October 13-17, 2019. I am excited to be teaching alongside several of my personal favorite landscape photographers, some I call friends.

OPTIC 2019 Photography Conference

By |December 1st, 2018|Events|

I've been invited to speak at OPTIC 2019 in New York. Save the date for June 2 - June 5, 2019.  This annual photography conference is sponsored by B&H Photo. When registrations and conference schedule is available, I'll update this post.

5 Favorite WordPress Plugins

By |May 28th, 2018|Tips|

After my initial redesign of my website, I reevaluated all my WordPress plugins. It was time to clean house and get rid of the ones I didn't need and maybe look into adding some that would benefit my website now.  In this post, I'll share my five favorite WordPress plugins either recently added or that I have continued to benefit from for a long time.  

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5 Free Online Website Testing Tools

By |April 13th, 2018|Tips|

In this post, I will share with you five free online website testing tools I used during my recent redesign. These tools include: Broken Link Checker, XML Sitemap Generator, Pingdom Website Speed Test, Google Webmasters Tools, and Google Analytics.

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FreshBooks for Photographers

By |February 6th, 2018|Tips|

In 2017 I started using FreshBooks for my online photography business accounting. In this blog post, I talk about why I switched from QuickBooks and how I set up FreshBooks. I think FreshBooks is a pretty affordable solution for photographers.

New Website for 2018

By |January 29th, 2018|News|

At the end of last year, I launched a revised photography website. I had worked on it on and off, for several months. I began updating the back end and then, finally ended with the redesign.

2017 Year in Review and Looking Ahead

By |January 9th, 2018|News|

I'm not one for New Year's resolutions but I like to post annually about the photography related goals I would like to achieve in the new year, as well as accomplishments. 

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My Solar Eclipse Experience at Smith Rock

By |September 4th, 2017|News|

During the entire month of August, while camp hosting at Smith Rock State Park, park staff were preparing for the influx of visitors that would descend upon the park during the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st.

Another visit to Valley of Fire State Park

By |April 18th, 2017|Places|

We recently traveled to Nevada to visit with my family in Las Vegas. When we pay a visit, we usually stay in Boulder City at Boulder Beach Campground. It's much cheaper to stay out there than in Las Vegas.

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Utilizing my YouTube Account

By |March 19th, 2017|News|

I've had a YouTube account forever and often spend time binging on great YouTube content like a lot of other folks these days. One of my goals this year was to utilize my account.

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2016 Year in Review and Looking Ahead

By |January 10th, 2017|News|

Each year I like to look back and view my growth & accomplishments as a photographer. It's a chance for me to see if I fulfilled my photography goals I set and to gauge where I need to focus and plan for the new year.

My Top 10 Favorite Photos of 2016

By |December 30th, 2016|Blog, News|

Each year photographer, Jim Goldstein graciously features a list of photographer blogs who share their best photos of the year. I have been participating since 2013 but have been a follower of Jim's blog since 2009.

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