Weekend Wrap-Up

In Freelance and Business, News & Stuff, Within The Frame by David7 Comments

Wow, what a week. Ok, first, be sure to keep reading today, there’s a post under this one welcoming a new sponsor. Other than that, a few things to go into the long weekend with. I’m taking Monday off, so this has got to last you. Yesterday was the soft-launch of my book, pictured left. My publisher, Peachpit, has released …

3 Ideas

In Freelance and Business, Pep Talks, Rants and Sermons, Thoughts & Theory by David3 Comments

I know the title of this post is lame. Sorry. And the photograph has nothing whatsoever to do with the post. Them’s the breaks. Lamayuru, Ladakh, India, 2008. I sat with two friends yesterday for lunch. Hamburgers at the Red Onion in Vancouver. One of these friends is easily one of the most accomplished magicians on the planet. What he …

I wish I'd known.

In Freelance and Business by David17 Comments

I got this in an email from one of my students recently and it gave me a chuckle: “You know you’re an amateur when you get your first email from a stranger who wants you to do business  portraits, and your flip your lid- I’m getting paid for this?! SWEET!   Then you promptly head to the local  camera store to …