Tag Archives: old ladies

Why Do People Buy Portraits?

“You’re not just a photographer anymore.” The Boss says in a shape up or ship out tone. “You have to improve your sales average.” “I’ll do what I can.” I say with a nervous laugh. When I learned to take portraits, I was trained to run the Subjects through the Studio as quickly as possible […]

Don’t Talk to my Trainees

“So how’s the blogging going?” Says my Supervisor with his usual smirk. “I’m not doing much blogging these days.” I say with a shrug. “I think I’ve run out of things to say.” The two Trainees, who are kids in their twenties, look at me as if they were not completely sure I was a […]

It's All About Volume

“How far behind schedule are they?” A man demands as he walks in the door. “They seem to be pretty much on time.” The little old lady signing people in for us say. “Good. Than I’m next because my appoint is 6 o’clock and it’s 6 o’clock now.” The man pointedly ignores the two family […]