Time keeps on slipping …. into the future

Time keeps on slipping …. into the future

I happened to hear the Steve Miller song:  time keeps on slipping into the future” and decided to try and turn that thought into a visual. So, I looked thru some of sky images. and decided on this one: I  went shopping for a curved office wall clock & photographed it without any highlights, at an angle:    […]

Photo Tip – How to Photograph Architectural Exteriors

Photo Tip – How to Photograph Architectural Exteriors

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Architectural | No Comments

Architectural photography is the photography of buildings and similar structures that is both an aesthetically pleasing & accurate, representations of the structures. Architectural photographers, are usually skilled in the use of specialized techniques and equipment. As a Commercial Photographer, I have learned and created strategies & techniques  that support a process for capturing Architectural exterior elevations.  Following is a […]

Improve Your iPhone™Photography  Skills for Today’s Image-Driven Culture

Improve Your iPhone™Photography Skills for Today’s Image-Driven Culture

This material was prepared for and presented to the Houston  IABC Chapter Entrepreneur Strategic Interest Group at the monthly Luncheon meeting at the La Griglia Restaurant, Houston, TX on July 9, 2015. Hope you find some of the tips useful . .. if I can answer or clarify anything, please don’t be shy . . . ask […]

2015 IABC Houston Bronze Quill Showcase Gala and Reception

2015 IABC Houston Bronze Quill Showcase Gala and Reception

I was looking forward to this event as I would be photographing the recipients of the various 2015 Bronze Quill awards and I love photographing winners.  Plus I would get to reconnect with all IABC pals and as an added bonus get work with my son Raven. He was doing double duty as photo assistant […]

Entrepreneur Strategic Interest Group –  It’s Not My Job to Remember You

Entrepreneur Strategic Interest Group – It’s Not My Job to Remember You

Brand Extract’s Jonathan Fisher – Lessons on building a subcontractor partnership with an agency Most of my work is client direct and NOT through agencies . . I made that executive decision many years ago as a business strategy. as back then, my experience with agencies was that they wanted me to work for cheap […]

Silver Fox Advisor Luncheon – “Houston Airports: Moving to the Future”

Silver Fox Advisor Luncheon – “Houston Airports: Moving to the Future”

This is the second month in row that I’ve attended the Silver Fox Luncheon in Lieu of the IABC Houston Chapter Luncheon at Brennans of Houston. The topic over there was something about Making a “ConneXion” with Millennials. My business really has nothing to with targeting them and I’ve got a 22-year-old Millennial son living […]

Entrepreneur Strategic Interest Group Luncheon – “The Costly Marketing Myth”

Entrepreneur Strategic Interest Group Luncheon – “The Costly Marketing Myth”

It was billed as a provocative presentation –  Mattison Grey will uncover the “Marketing Myth” that is costing you business and make some important distinctions guaranteed to change the way you think about selling. All righty then  . . . Being a solo practitioner, I essentially get to wear ALL the hats, so  this sounded […]

Silver Fox Luncheon -“The Single Most Important Reason Why Home Depot Bought Blinds.com”

Silver Fox Luncheon -“The Single Most Important Reason Why Home Depot Bought Blinds.com”

I felt a wee bit like a schoolboy this morning as I drove to attend a Lunch & Learn hosted by the Silver Fox Advisers at the Houston Racquet club. Typically on the last Thursday of month, I would be driving downtown to Brennan’s, where I would be attending the IABC Chapter Luncheon. I had […]

Keeping Websites Relevant in the World of Social Media Dominance

Keeping Websites Relevant in the World of Social Media Dominance

As a solo practitioner business owner, effective time management is very important to me, and I am always on the look out for ways to leverage my time so that I can multi-task and get more bang for my time. So . . . attending a Luncheon at the world renowned Brennan’s Restaurant – with […]

Touch Their Hearts: Storytelling in Words and Pictures

Touch Their Hearts: Storytelling in Words and Pictures

The meeting blurb said: “Whether we call it engagement, persuasion or influence, communication that changes minds must first connect to the emotions. Storytelling is the key to making this transformative connection. Alice Brink, ABC, will present new ways to think about storytelling in corporate communications, and tools to make you a better storyteller.” Sounded interesting.,  […]