Finding New Perspectives

My initial perspective was too limited. Then I laid on the floor and everything changed. What began as a struggle became remarkable when I remembered to think like a photographer. It’s a way of looking at the world that can expand your success in business and life. Perspective and focus are the key. On assignments, the questions in the forefront of my mind are what different perspectives can I look at this from, [...]

By |2024-05-02T16:29:42-07:00May 2nd, 2024|Business, corporate photographer|0 Comments

Headshot or a Portrait

A portrait can be cropped to create a headshot, but not the other way around. Do you want a headshot or a portrait? The distinction is often missed. The term “Headshot” has become a catch-all phrase that limits how we think about photography. How often do you hear or say, “I need a new headshot,” or “send me your headshot?” The traditional headshot is functional and [...]

By |2024-05-02T17:07:05-07:00April 21st, 2024|Business, corporate photographer|0 Comments

Ask Questions

The road to success is paved with questions. A lot of questions. My go to question begins with, “I WONDER IF?” I wonder . . .     If there’s a better way to get this done?     If they understood my ideas?     If I’m hearing them correctly?     If I could find more common ground to better understand someone?     If there are better ways to communicate [...]

By |2024-05-02T17:07:14-07:00April 12th, 2024|Business, corporate photographer|0 Comments

Total Eclipse

If you ever have the opportunity to see a total solar eclipse, take it. It was a profoundly awe-inspiring experience that I was not emotionally prepared for. I watched this eclipse from the Central Oregon countryside in 2017. Seeing the sun blotted out, a black hole in the sky filled me with wonder, and a deep reverence for life. When the light began to dim, the [...]

By |2024-05-03T11:09:38-07:00April 8th, 2024|Business, corporate photographer|0 Comments

Camp Fire Columbia – Fundraiser Photography Assignment

On stage at the Camp Fire Columbia Campfire Columbia gala, “Spark the Future,” president and CEO Josh Todd envisions a future where every young person can be fully themselves, free from threat or fear, with the power to shape the future in their own hands. Camp Fire Columbia serves over 3,500 kids annually in the Portland metro area, with a mission to build caring, confident youth and future leaders. Providing a safe space [...]

By |2024-05-04T17:21:39-07:00March 22nd, 2024|Business, Non Profit|0 Comments

Podcast Environmental Portrait

Podcasting can be serious business, especially when the topic is cyber security. That’s the story I wanted this portrait to tell. Camille Morhardt is the host of Intel’s InTechnology podcast. For this assignment the client wanted a breadth of images. Photographs of Camille with warm and inviting smiles were taken outside. For the serious and thought-provoking shots, her studio was the perfect spot to convey the podcast brand. Her eyes instantly capture the [...]

By |2024-05-04T17:21:59-07:00February 17th, 2024|Business, corporate photographer|0 Comments