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A couple of years ago I put out a post on Facebook offering up my services looking for a great pro bono project. A friend of mine (Jef Heidekat at Bring Design) said that Northwestern's Center On Wrongful Convictions might be interested. I contacted them and they pretty much gave me complete...

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It’s funny, when you start out, you never really know where your career will lead and that’s certainly very true working in photography. I started with no formal training as such (I studied print making at university) but picked things up along the way. The big break for me was landing a job......

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We have some absolutely amazing automotive photographers on PhotoPolitic — in fact, all of them are what I would consider best-in-class shooters. Some work in the studio, others spend most of their time on location and their work is nothing short of spectacular like you'd expect....

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I’m not generally one to have ‘camera conversations’ but you can imagine that I’m often asked about the equipment and cameras I use. Here are a few of my thoughts on the subject and the cameras I own… When buying cameras, I’ve never dwelled on getting too technical but have always gone along...

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While I’ve never been a bird owner nor have I ever been attracted to owning a bird, this new series, Earthbound by photographer Oliver Regueiro affected me in a profound way. I’ve been close to animal rights issues for a number of years (mostly with dogs and cats), but cruelty to any animal is a cri...

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To say that Pete Turner had a profound effect on my creative process would be an understatement — he's someone that I credit for introducing me to the concept of photography as art and what was possible with taking color to an entirely different place......

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There's not a day or an event that goes by where I'm not inundated with questions from aspiring (and even veteran) photographers asking me questions about how to best go about getting an agent and what to expect when finally finding what will hopefully be the beginning of a long and prosperous...

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Watching gifted athletes doing what they've trained to do is of course impressive in its own right, but have you ever stopped to look at the sheer beauty of the movement? Professional or amateur, the grace of their movement and environment can be an incredible artistic expression....

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I can't say that I watch much television news. With the exception of the recent debates between Clinton and Trump, I don't really remember the last time I physically turned the television on. I get most of my news either online or listening to the radio in the car. When I talk with friends about wha...

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Here we go again, another long, dark, and cold winter. Those are undoubtedly words of dread for some, but for many photographers, it’s a time for celebration. Winter is a magical season of dramatic dark light, ominous skies, and the endless array of fascinating textures that come as a result of subz...

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