“Without promotion something terrible happens… Nothing!” — P.T. Barnum Marketing your photography can be an overwhelming task — especially when your area of expertise is in making great pictures and not necessarily in growing your business. However, it cannot be disputed that it is one of the most critical components of running a successful photography […]
Yesterday we had a light dusting of snow in Denver and today we headed west to check out a short hike through the forest to Maxwell Falls near Evergreen, CO. We started at the lower trail head parking lot — and I can’t really say how far we went. There wasn’t a map at the […]
Today’s hike was a short 2.5 miles on the Raccoon Trail at Golden Gate Canyon State Park. The hike begins at Panoramic Point with an overview of the Continental Divide: On the trail, I was thinking a lot about the statistical probability of getting eaten by a mountain lion. As it turns out, since 1990, […]
Today’s run was a short (but beautiful) one down to City Park and back:
It’s been a while since we last shot Jack’s headshots – almost exactly six years in fact. We managed to sneak in an updated one (or two) before I left MSP. Whenever I do headshots, I’m amazed at how dramatically different an individual can look with a seemingly subtle change — like a slight tilt […]
Minneapolis-based painter Eddie Hamilton discusses his artistic process: Artist Interview: Eddie Hamilton from Becky Olstad on Vimeo.
I had such a blast tonight hanging out with Ruby and shooting her senior portraits. We first met (it didn’t feel like all that long ago!) when I photographed her family for a campaign for Minnesota tourism — I could hardly believe that she is already graduating high school! It seems like only last summer […]
Next month I’ll be exhibiting new work at Augsburg College: Ringside from the Circle of Discipline. Please join me at the opening reception Thursday, August 9 from 6-8.