Wishing I could be photographing…

Nothing like the inconvenience of some surgery to make me take a few days off and rest. I had to have a Basel Cell Carcinoma (skin cancer) removed from between my lower eyelid and my nose this past Friday, which per doctor’s orders, has me not exercising, bending over, lifting, or frankly doing much of…

5 Answers of Things to Know Before Scheduling Your Photo Shoot

5 Answers of Things to Know Before Scheduling Your Photo Shoot Written by Katie Joiner As a Studio Manager, I love getting hearing from clients about our services, if we are available, and when. I walk into the studio with 10+ emails in my inbox, mostly questions, questions about my to-do list, questions for Stan…

On My Mind

Written by Stan Foxworthy Lately I’ve been dealing with the gremlins of depression, which takes the wind out of my creative sail, so to speak. Amazing how life issues can paralyze us so easily, especially since it is all based in the past. We can’t go back in time and this is the only “now”…

Reflecting on My First Shoot with Foxworthy Studios

Written by Katie Joiner Starting with Foxworthy Studios in January of 2018, I can say that even though it’s the middle of the year, I have learned a lot of dos and don’ts in the photography industry. Coming from a TV/Film industry myself, and having the knowledge of how to properly light a subject helped…

What I Use for Holiday and Family Travel Photography

Written By Stan Foxworthy Being a long time professional photographer, it’s always been tough for me to separate my personal fun shooting from my professional shooting style. I get too caught up in the moment and think I always need to have the full complement of pro gear (much to the chagrin of my wife)…

A Brave New World, and Time for Gear Change!

Written by Stan Foxworthy   I can’t believe it is already 2017. It even sounds strange saying “Two Thousand Seventeen”… After going through quite a bit of intensive testing and comparison, I have decided to go with the Olympus OM-D system to replace all my Canon gear. I may have given up some of the…

As Time Goes By…

Written by Stan Foxworthy   It has been over a year since I have last blogged. I feel like I should be at confession. “Forgive me father, for I have sinned!” I would say. “What have you done this time, my son” would be the response from Father Martin. “Well, for one, I haven’t posted…

Does using Pro Photo Gear Really Matter?

Written by Stan Foxworthy   I admit it; I’m a gear horse. I love having and using the best possible tools to create my photographic images so I get asked frequently if have top line gear matters, and in a nutshell, yes it does. But just because you can’t afford the latest gear doesn’t mean…

The Cost of doing Business as a Professional Photographer

Written by Stan Foxworthy   Lately I have had some interesting conversations when I’m at various business and networking events. After exchanging the usual pleasantries and asking the person that I’m talking with about what they do, invariably (at least most of the time!) the other person will ask me what I do for a…