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Photography Tip: How To Create Motion Blur
26 Jan 2017

Photography Tip: How To Create Motion Blur

Breathing life, depth and action into a two-dimensional photograph is one of the primary challenges of being a photographer. The vast majority of images we make don’t quite make the cut but occasionally the stars align, our timing is right and the visual dots get connected. One way of adding motion, focus and intensity to an image is by using a slow shutter speed while...

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Connecting Through Art + Signature Styling
19 Jan 2017

Connecting Through Art + Signature Styling

Connecting with People – By Davis Hilton Photography is my way of connecting with people. Raw emotion, light, shadow, and human form fascinate me. Permanently freezing little moments that might have otherwise been completely missed is magic. My name is Davis Hilton. I am a young photographer living in Portland, Oregon, and creating portraits is my passion in life. “Photography is a way of feeling,...

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5 Helpful Tips to Pursue Your Hobbies or Passions
12 Jan 2017

5 Helpful Tips to Pursue Your Hobbies or Passions

Is there a new hobby or project that you have been meaning to start, but haven’t? Maybe it’s practicing yoga, learning to cook Japanese food, or writing your first book. Whatever your passion, it’s easy to get distracted or busy dealing with life’s responsibilities, but our interests and passions are an important part of who we are. They’re worth exploring to the fullest. We all...

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New Year’s Resolution: Polish Your Writing Skills
10 Jan 2017

New Year’s Resolution: Polish Your Writing Skills

As a creative, we have to write so much more often than we’d like—that is, unless you’re a creative writer. From blog posts, to book introductions, to bios, to artist profiles, the writing is often as important as any image we create. The trouble is that that the mechanics of making good writing can feel foreign to those of us who are used to making...

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Food Photography Tips for Your Cookbook
22 Dec 2016

Food Photography Tips for Your Cookbook

Just in time for the holiday food extravaganza, we invited guest blogger Erin Vaughan to give us her tips for great food photography: Whether you consider yourself the next Wolfgang Puck or just want to pay homage to Grandma’s homemade applesauce, a personalized cookbook—complete with plenty of lush, appetizing photos—is a great way to preserve your home’s culinary history. It also gives you a chance to...

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