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3 Tips To Instantly Reduce Anxiety

I have been a professional photographer for the last 8 years. In that time, I have had the good fortune to photograph hundreds and hundreds of human beings from all walks of life. I've accumulated hundreds of thousands of shutter clicks on a wide range of cameras using just about any type of lighting available. But photography isn't the thing I know the most about or have the most experience with. The subject that dwarfs my photography experience? Anxiety.

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Why Trust Is Like Tin Foil

There it is - a brand new piece of tin foil I just pulled out of the box of Reynolds Wrap. It looks pretty good. Smooth but not without it's flaws. Just like trust. None of us are 100% truthful 100% of time. If you're one of those people that believes you are one of those people you're lying. To yourself. Stop that and gaze upon the freshly pulled foil:

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5 Reasons Why Being On-Camera Makes You Hotter

Want to be more attractive to, um, everyone? Trying spending some more time on-camera. I'm not taking about your daily selfies (though those help too). I'm talking about getting your photo taken by someone who knows what they're doing, creating a YouTube channel or using something like Facebook Live or Periscope. I can guarantee you that consistently spending time on-camera will make you more attractive. And when you're more attractive, it puts you in a position to get more of what you want. And we all could use a bit more of that these days. 

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Let's Be Honest Here...

Let's be honest here... 

We all know what we want to do. 

We all know what we need to do. 

We know what we have to do to get where we want to go. 

But we get scared. We focus on that which isn't helpful. We lose faith. 

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What would it be like to be who you REALLY are?

What would it be like to be who you really are? Without apology?

No longer fighting for attention, trying to explain yourself or your actions to others and having the courage to say what you're feeling.

You know the you I'm talking about. The true you. That playful, sexy, present and expressive you. The you that lives out of their passion and not their thoughts.

What would the landscape of your life look like if you could walk around as hi person day-to-day? Imagine it for minute. Really do it...

 

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What Being A Photographer Has Taught Me About Relationships

"Move, Michael!" 

It's something I have to remind myself of whenever I'm photographing someone. It can be easy to get stuck in one place when creating an image - especially when things are going well and looking good. And, even more so, when what I'm seeing on the back of the camera matches the image I had in my head when I initially envisioned the shoot - but this can be a problem. 

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1 Simple Trick To Take Better Photos With Your iPhone

In shooting a course on how to shoot great looking and sounding videos with your smartphone, I've found that there's a feature on the iPhone that people either don't know exists or how to use. In this video I share with you how to use it to make you shine on-camera. Whether you're an actor putting yourself on-camera or an audition or someone in online business you'll learn this simple trick to make your photos and videos shine. 

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