Category Archives for The Well

Why you shouldn’t seek for a balanced life.

A consistent theme I see reappear again and again in my free writing sessions each morning is my quest for balance and how to achieve it. Sometimes I’m on top of it. Other times I’m dragging behind. One morning while praying I had this simple tiny thought enter my mind that changed my entire paradigm. […]

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Why you shouldn't seek for a balanced life.

A consistent theme I see reappear again and again in my free writing sessions each morning is my quest for balance and how to achieve it. Sometimes I’m on top of it. Other times I’m dragging behind. One morning while praying I had this simple tiny thought enter my mind that changed my entire paradigm. […]

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How to make your dreams come true: “If you build it, they will come.”

“If you build it, they will come.” -Ray Kinsella in Field of Dreams   It may be an Eighties classic, but Field of Dreams has an important message for any dreamer. I received a phone call yesterday from a major Utah Television Station requesting me to make an appearance on their morning show to talk about […]

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How to make your dreams come true: "If you build it, they will come."

“If you build it, they will come.” -Ray Kinsella in Field of Dreams   It may be an Eighties classic, but Field of Dreams has an important message for any dreamer. I received a phone call yesterday from a major Utah Television Station requesting me to make an appearance on their morning show to talk about […]

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How Limitation Can Feed Creativity

Did you know your limitations can feed your creativity?  Yes, even those personal limitations like having a low budget, little time, and sub-par equipment!  Check out the latest post I wrote for Fuel Your Photography on the topic! the rest of the article HERE

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Are you moving too fast to be inspired?

  “Perhaps we’re moving too fast to be inspired by what’s around us. Our news, entertainment and learning are fed to us in increasingly smaller bites, which we thoughtlessly consume, each bite replaced by the next. We need time to make and time to pause and appreciate, but our rush to assimilate more impoverishes us […]

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Learning from the Masters: The Power of Conversation in Your Session

  The concept of photographer/subject interaction has been a fascinating discovery for me this year, especially with my exploration of Beloved. I have come to strongly believe that if someone is awkward in front of my camera, it is MY FAULT. The photographer has a huge responsibility to truly learn to see people authentically, and […]

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Using Jealousy Productively

“Jealousy is a map”. I’ve read Julia Cameron’s words before and it usually hits me the same each time. Profoundly. Amber wrote a great article about it here, and Lindsey wrote another great article on this same thought here. The Artists Way is a life changing book. Chapter 7 is where Julia discusses the jealousy […]

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Finding Your Style

Finding your style and developing your own voice as a photographer is a journey. And what an amazing journey it is!  Lets explore two stages we can encounter along the way as we learn to develop our own unique voice. 1.  Imitation Imitation can be a touchy subject.  Ideally, its not the place we want […]

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