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Photographers love to tag their work before posting them online. However, they will come back to haunt you and bite you in the ass! Unless of course the watermark is on a proof.
01/17/2022

Why watermarking your images for social media is a bad idea

Photographers love to tag their work before posting them online. However, they will come back to haunt you and bite you in the ass!...

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In today's video I wanted to share with you 3 key strategies for building a successful photography business. While I am coming at this from the perspective of a commercial photographer, I think the advice will ring true regardless of your genre.
01/10/2022

3 Tips For How to be a Successful Professional Photographer

In today's video I wanted to share with you 3 key strategies for building a successful photography business. While I am coming at this...

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Studio Tour: John Gress's New Chicago Portait Photogray Studio
09/30/2021

Studio Tour: John Gress’s New Chicago Portait Photogray Studio

Come along as I give a tour of my new studio! I am really excited to get to work in this vintage loft space...

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When I was 14 year's old I wanted to be a lawyer or a naval officer and then I borrowed my mom's camera and went to summer camp. Having that point-and-shoot in my hands gave me a reason to walk up to new people and make friends, something I couldn't do at my school because the die was cast for this poor and overweight kid. I quickly realized photography was for me and I set out to make it my career, overcoming some big hurdles along the way as I transitioned from photojournalism to become a commercial photographer.
09/03/2021

How I overcame major challenges and setbacks to become a successful commercial photographer

When I was 14 year's old I wanted to be a lawyer or a naval officer and then I borrowed my mom's camera and...

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WPPI 2021: Speaking and attending this year's convention in Las Vegas
08/22/2021

WPPI 2021: Speaking and attending this year’s convention in Las Vegas

In this VLOG I take you along with me to this year's convention in Las Vegas, including taking you behind-the-scenes and introducing you to...

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