My Own Photo Life: Finding a Balance

This is my first column and I’m honored to be asked to write for The Photo Life.

Here’s a brief introduction of my own photo life. Think of it as a job description of sorts.

I’m a father of three small children, a husband and the owner of a photo studio in Colorado Springs, a decent-size city.

My photo life comes in three parts and each part enhances the other.

First, I’m a parent. With my wife’s help, we keep our kids, ages 7, 4, and 2, in a regular routine. We make sure they are prepared for the day ahead. When we can, we try to mold them into responsible, conscientious and intelligent human beings. It isn’t easy, but it is rewarding. It’s also very much a team effort. I wouldn’t be able to do this without my wife and business partner Cathy.

Second, I take pictures and run a photography business with Cathy. …

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