Tag Archives: old timer

Better The Devil You Know

“So how long did you work for Church Impressions before they went out of business?” I say to the Old Timer Photographer. “About five years.” He says with a shrug. “I was a Trainer and a District Manager there.” “And what about PCA?” “I was there about five years when they went out of business.” […]

One Piece At A Time

“I wouldn’t mind trying a couple of Shoots of my own.” I say to the Old Timer Assembly Line Portrait Photographer. “But I don’t have the money to buy a whole studio.” “Oh, I’ve got equipment.” He says as we pull into his driveway.  “I’ve been doing this for a while.  You tend to pick […]

Another Know It All

“When I was the Manager at XYZ Portraits.” The Assembly Line Portrait Photographer says. “We didn’t do Shoots like this one.  We only did ‘healthy’ accounts.” “Oh yeah?” I say in my usual here-we-go-again voice. “And what makes an Account Heathy?” “Well, for one thing, if half the parking lot is Handicapped Spaces, we wouldn’t […]

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 […]