My Moon Walk Photo Business

My Moon Walk Photo Business

Fifty years ago today on July 20, 1969 I started my second photography business. I know the exact date not because I kept incredibly accurate business records, but because of the unforgettable historic subject. My business started on the day man landed on the moon. On...

10 Tips for Better Baseball Photos

10 Tips for Better Baseball Photos

I'm no sports photographer, but as a photojournalist and a baseball dad, I have to say I've photographed my share of baseball games. Because I like to contribute to our wonderful Mt. Airy Baseball community I've photographed way more than my own kids' games, so have...

A Father’s Day Field of Dreams

A Father’s Day Field of Dreams

Me: Hey, Anne, what’s going on for Father’s Day?Anne: How would I know? You’re not my father.That conversation actually happened this morning. And then there was this: Teddy told me that for Father’s Day “mom” was taking him to the sporting goods store and buying him...

Saying I Love You with Editing

Saying I Love You with Editing

I’m not sure I quite remember a twist like this one on our HTPYL page but we've been going so long at this point it's probably happened several times; one photographer inspires another photographer inspires another photographer and so on. Come to think of it, it's...

New Knee, New Year!

New Knee, New Year!

I start the new year now with my long anticipated (and twice planned) knee replacement surgery behind me— or as those of us in the business like to call it TKR. That’s Total Knee Replacement. Somewhere some doctor rightly concluded that putting the word surgery in the...

A Visit From St. Nicholas

A Visit From St. Nicholas

  ''Twas 4 days before Christmas, when all through the houseAll the creatures were bustling, yes, even the spouse! The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were antsy and tossed in their beds...

What does this photo of ME have to do with YOUR holiday photos?

What does this photo of ME have to do with YOUR holiday photos?

Other people’s medical problems quickly become rather boring, but last week I had a little surgical hiccup so I happen to find this story utterly fascinating. I was sitting in the surgical ward all suited up for my second knee replacement. (The first one was four...

Me and My Camera: A Love Story

Me and My Camera: A Love Story

 Here's an update of a video I made back in the early days to share a bit about how I became a photographer and why I ended up doing what I do here at How to Photograph Your Life.   (And of course I weave in my favorite photo tips for you. I always weave in the photo...

Exciting News: Scholarship Award Announcement!

Exciting News: Scholarship Award Announcement!

  Have you ever dreamed of joining me in one of our hands-on photography workshops combined with an amazing trip to a spectacular setting, but the investment has been of reach? Or do you know someone who has this dream but not the resources to fulfill it? If so,...

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