Art Stories: Brian Parks

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the holiday season in full swing, we’re reflecting back on this year that’s quickly drawing to a close. Art Stories has allowed us to share many inspiring tales of gifted painters, photographers, and creative minds in the Seattle area and beyond. We’re excited to announce our […]

Art Stories: Rhonda Dicksion

Capturing the natural world through art often serves as inspiration for creative minds. Our featured artist this week, Rhonda Dicksion, is an accomplished colored pencil artist and an avid nature lover. She currently lives in the Cascade foothills and captures the natural beauty of her surroundings with her trusty red camera, which she later turns […]

What Do I Do With My Travel Photos? 5 Fun Ideas

  They say traveling opens the mind. For countless photographers this rings true. Exploring an unfamiliar land can inspire creativity and a wealth of new ideas. Whether it’s the local cuisine, the people, or the breathless landscapes and architecture, capturing these elements make the memories last a lifetime. I think many can agree that travel […]

The Artist’s List: Road Trip USA

Summer is right around the corner. What adventures are you planning? Or perhaps, the better question is what’s on your travel bucket list? Many people are mapping out exotic destinations seeking the thrill far-off lands. As wonderful as international travel is, there’s a unique charm about the United States. Our country offers a wide spread […]

12 Wedding Photography Tips

It’s that time of year again! Brides and grooms are counting down the days. Elegant invitations are sent out. Tiered cakes are taste-tested. Of the countless wedding details, what’s one of the top priorities? You guessed it. Booking the photographer. While flowers eventually wilt, photos are the lasting memories that people cherish throughout the years. […]

Two Minutes to Better Photos

Two Minutes To Better Photos

Every photographer I’ve ever talked to wants to take better photos. We read blogs and books, attend seminars and trade shows, and seek constructive criticism of our work. These are valuable pursuits to becoming better at our craft, but they tend to distract us from a simple way to get better at what we do: a […]

Phone Photography: 7 Tips

From photo editing apps to clip-on lenses, phone photography is a world of it’s own. Until I recently purchased a DLSR, every photo I took was with my iPhone. Smart phones have really stepped up their game when it comes to taking quality pictures. Want to take better phone photos? Here are a few tips: Identify […]