Behind the Shot | Olivia

“Behind the Shot” is a series of blog posts where I provide a little insight.  Behind the camera thoughts sort of speak.  Here I’ll talk about some technical geek speak, camera gear or maybe my thought process to getting the shot.  Every picture has its story so here is mine. In this particular shot the model …

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Sad Day: Costco & Film Processing

Have you ever had a bomb of bad news just drop on your chest?  If so, then you know the feelings I'm going through.  Actually its not as bad as it seems, but let me try to paint the picture.  Its like getting news that your pet goldfish died.  You know its going to happen, …

No Weather Hold

California is known to be the sunny state.  However during the seasons of late Spring, early Summer it can be a little bi-polar giving way to cloudy overcast days.  Locals refer to this as June Gloom where clouds dominate the majority of the day and if lucky, some hazy afternoon sunshine in the coastal region. …

Fuck You, Pay Me

The title of this blog post is pretty self explanatory.  This topic has always been on my mind.  Among my circle of friends it's something we've talked about, however I've kept quiet about it on the blog.  It's about time that I've said something.  Know your self-worth. Many times a creative may be asked to …

Behind the Shot | Julie

“Behind the Shot” is a series of blog posts where I provide a little insight.  Behind the camera thoughts sort of speak.  Here I’ll talk about some technical geek speak, camera gear and maybe my thought process to getting the shot.  Every picture has its story so here is mine. In this particular shot the …

Don’t be Vanilla Ice Cream

Vanilla flavored ice cream is considered to be plain to some.  To those others, vanilla happens to also be their favorite.  Personally I find it good, but its not for me.  Of all the possible flavors available why would I chose plain vanilla when I can have vanilla with sprinkles, nuts or some kind of …

Tip of the Day: Can’t See the Forest for the Trees

Its been quite a while since I posted a Tip of the Day.  If you missed my others you can check them out here. Have you ever heard of an expression that can sum up an experience or situation.  For myself there are plenty.  Here's one of those expressions that really resonate and has helped …