There are no accidents

There are no accidents. There may be mistakes, but there are no accidents.

I’m reading a book right now by Steven Pressfield – “NOBODY WANTS TO READ YOUR SH*T AND OTHER TOUGH-LOVE TRUTHS TO MAKE YOU A BETTER WRITER”.  The title would suggest that I’m wasting my time writing this because

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You are photogenic

Cookie – cutter photography is good for photographing cookies, not people.

You are photogenic. Cookie cutter photography says most people will look good with a short-side loop light set up. To do that you put one light behind the camera with a big umbrella and one light camera left raise it 6 feet off the ground and put another

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It’s for a select group of people. It may not be for you.

One of the people I follow on various social media platforms is Author Seth Godin. Among his bestselling books are:

  • Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends and Friends into Customers
  • The Dip: The extraordinary benefits of knowing when to quit (and when to stick)
  • Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
  • Tribes: We need you to lead us

I saw ads for his altMBA course and The Marketing Seminar in the past couple years. I

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The Portrait

If telling the story of you, who would you be telling and what would that story be?

I’m John Mitchell and putting that story into a picture or series of pictures is what I do. Before I can do that I need to know you and your audience. The portrait

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July 23 must be a special day

Happy Birthday Mom.  Mom would have been 94 today.  

Today is also the birthday of my youngest nephew. 

Then there is a girl named Tara from Sarnia Ontario that is celebrating her quarter century today. Turning 25 is a big deal for Tara.

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Bonnie Deekon 1941 – 2018

Bonnie Deekon 1941-2018

Cambridge has lost a great leader and advocate for animal well being.

It was with a great deal of sadness that I learned last night of the passing of Bonnie Deekon, executive director for the Cambridge and District Humane Society for the past 21 years.

I captured this candid image of Bonnie at this

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Golfers like you golf courses like this.

Golf is a game of man versus himself where he is handicapped by his own physical and mental limitations.

Of course the golf course can impact both the challenge and the handicap.

Savannah

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Cambridge Celebration of the Arts

Saturday June 16th I took a walk up Dickson Street in Galt Cambridge. The road was closed to traffic. Instead of cars there were vendors. It was the Cambridge Celebration of the Arts.

Dickson Street closed for the Cambridge Celebration of the Arts.

It

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Engaging portraits – Sample 5

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with the same body

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Which box are you in?

Which box you are in? Do you think in the box or outside the box?

Go ahead and leave a comment. Start a discussion.

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