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a close-up photo of the lit-up Aquila Commercial logo emblem in their lobby

Aquila Commercial Corporate Office

In 2017 a long-standing client of mine Aquila Commercial had me photograph their Austin office where they conduct their commercial real estate business. Based in Austin TX, Aquila Commercial firm that's been in business since 2007.   I arrived around the time people started to clear out of...

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a sidewalk on Congress ave in downtown Austin

900 Congress Ave Photo Shoot

Not long ago I was commissioned to photograph the neighborhood surrounding 900 Congress Ave in Austin TX. This shoot was a bit different from most commercial real estate shoots in that it mainly focused on the surrounding area rather than the building itself. That's not to...

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thumbtack's logo

Is Thumbtack A Scam?

Thumbtack.com, a service industry middleman is expanding rapidly.  Doing a bit of research and reading articles about the service  are all over the place, ranging from outrage (ex: "HUGE SCAM!  I spent x dollars and never saw a dime back!") to enthusiastic approval ("Without Thumbtack,...

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a photo of the front office of Latinworks

Latinworks Shoot

Latinworks is an advertising agency based in Austin.  This assignment was a bit different than my typical shoot - instead of being focused on capturing interiors, it was to be of a more editorial nature.  This means including people in the images, which ended up...

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a candid photo of a couple at a corporate event

Tips For Event Photography

Professionals know that event photography can be a fun gig but also a stressful one.  Here are some essential tips for keeping the rewards up and the stress down. 1.  Be friendly but professional. You will need to be personable to capture candids of guests at an...

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photo of my morning jacket's guiarist doing a windmill at Jay Pritzker pavilion in Chicago

3 Tips For Photographing In Changing Light

There are several types of situations where you may end up photographing in changing light.  Sometimes the change can be subtle like when re-framing your image and other times light changes are more drastic like when photographing an indoor band performance with stage lights or...

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A small waterfall and pond with a tree trunk

The End Of An Era

After a year living in the north side of Austin, my girlfriend and I decided we had enough of the isolation of being so far from the action and excitement of the city. We packed up and moved to a more central neighborhood with the...

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An exterior architectural photograph of an office building in Austin, TX

18 Buildings in 3 Months

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...

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