Should I Work For Free?

Being the huge fan of the barter system that I am and this being the holiday season, along with being fresh off of the Thanksgiving spirit, it seems that the banter of working for free is in the air. Chase Jarvis talks about it, David Hobby over at Strobist is talking about it, Doug Menuez is talking about it and Kenneth Jarecke talks about how it has always been going on. It obviously seems that the holiday season is not the only time of year when photographers are feeling kind. I have been shooting pro bono photography work for a …

The Magical Mystery Studio Tour Chicago | An ASMP get together

Good things always happen when you get a load of creative minds in the same room, or a in the case of last night, a Chicago Trolly, three photogs and a bunch of ASMP members. With a name like The Magical Mystery Tour who wouldn’t attend? This being my vert first ASMP event that I have attended I was not sure what to expect, but I was sure that it would be mind opening as well as there would be some great exchanges of dialog and as always, business cards. The evening started at Helix Photography and Video with the …