Tag Archives: button pusher

I Do Know Everything, I Just Don’t Know That

“Your telling me you know how you’re going to pose a group of four when they walk in the door?” My fellow Assembly Line Portrait Photographer says in disbelief. “You use the same pose every time?” “Pretty much so.” I say. The Button Pusher part of the New Company Training was dead easy.  So easy […]

Taking Stock and Photographically Speaking

“I don’t think you should be reading that book here.” My Supervisor says when he sees the picture of Buddha on the cover.  “It might offend someone.” “Really?” I say and turn the book around so he can read the title which says Confessions of An Atheist Buddhist. “We’re in a Baptist church, how many […]

Thinking about a Meritocracy

“Why can’t I work the Shoot that is close to where I live?” One of the newbie Passers says at a Meeting. “We like to put our best people at our best Shoots.” The sober and stern sounding Boss says with a frim nod, daring anyone to challenge this common sense assertion. “So does that […]

Keep It Simple, Stupid

“So, are you a Photographer or a Button Pusher?” The Customer said with a  smile. “What’s the difference?” I said as I moved behind the camera and composed the portrait using the grid lines drawn on the focusing screen by The Company. “Well, I’m a Photographer.” The Customer says and smiles as I take an […]