sarah

To be a good artist

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To be a good artist, we must not be as humble as other people tell us to be. We must have a bias towards our own work. We must have a little vanity. Without this, how can we put our… Read More »To be a good artist

Lucky

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I am convinced that the candy cane sitting next to my keyboard is there to help me focus. It’s peppermint, right? That’s why they always gave us peppermints during standardized tests at school? But I’m not focused, I’m staring at… Read More »Lucky

Cozy Mornings

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The sun is up earlier now that daylight savings time has ended, and that means I am waking up to a grey sky rather than a black one. It is warm under the covers, and although my alarm has already… Read More »Cozy Mornings

The soul of art

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The soul of an image is probably more important to me than composition or lighting or any other technical detail. I could have an amazing shoot day, love everything about my subject, have killer light, know I nailed the focus,… Read More »The soul of art

The Call To action

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I keep seeing people say that you have to have a call to action in your social media posts and emails so that people will continue to engage with your content. And I find that, often, a call to action… Read More »The Call To action

It’s not linear

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Before I was a parent, I thought that the ease of parenthood would be linear. It would be hard at first, learning how to take care of a helpless human, staying up late, waking up multiple times in the night.… Read More »It’s not linear

Proof Reviews

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I’ve never sat down with my clients and gone through the images with them. Never. Until yesterday. And you know what? I really loved doing it. It was actually very nice to be able to talk through images and discuss… Read More »Proof Reviews