Monthly Archives: December 2010

Goodbye Cruel World, I’m Off To Join The Circus

“I don’t know how much longer I can do this.” The Passer says as she looks at the Schedule for the Shoot.  “I’m just not making enough money here.” “Yeah, I know.” I say, just as I have said every time I have worked with this Passer for the past four years. “There’s got to […]

Seeing and Capturing

“Don’t you like this portrait?” The Manager says as I set one of the wallet sized portraits to one side. “This is a really good portrait, if you don’t like it we might have problems.” “It’s a duplicate pose.” I say as I sort through the stack of a couple of hundred portraits. “I already […]

Takin’ What Their Givin’

“I got here as soon as I could.” the fat and dirty man says as he fills out the paperwork. “I gotta work for a living.” I hear this from time to time from people who are big fans of Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers. People who use their backs to earn a living […]

Some Days a Diamond, Some Days a Stone

“They bought a little, but they would have bought more if they had something to buy.” The Old Timer PC says with her hands on her hips.  “You should have done better with them.” “That was the best I could do with what I had to work with.” I say. “That’s bull.” She says and […]