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Beginner’s Luck

To be on the wire is life. the rest is waiting. -Bob Fosse “This price is the Stretched Canvas Finish, this is with the Regular Canvas, and this is with the Smooth Matte finish.” I say as I lay out the prices for the portraits the Subject has decided to order. “It just depends on […]

The More Things Change

“Well, we won’t be starting up until late August.”  My soon to be Boss says.  “Do you have a bit of flexibility with The Company your working for now?” “I think that they’ll just let me go when I give my two weeks notice.” I say. Moving from one Company to another is usually 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 […]

Stepping Back From The Ledge

“For now, everything remains the same.” My Manager says with a sigh of relief. “Yeah, when they bought us out it all stayed the same for about a year.” One of the Assembly Line Portrait Photographers at the meeting says. “Then we were all just employees of the New Company one day and the Old […]

The Assembly Line Photogragher and New Tech

“I don’t need any more pictures.” The Customer said with a wave of his hand. “I’ll just scan the free one when I get it and make my own copies.” My current Assembly Line Portrait work is done in Churches, taking portraits for Directories.   This is near perfect Assembly Line work, or at least, it […]