Whether on skis, at the gym, or in the studio, Lindsey Vonn is hard-wired to work at the highest level. She’s an Olympic gold medalist, the women’s record holder for World Cup victories, and she is one of the most naturally beautiful women I’ve ever photographed.
There are precious few careers that can put you on a major league baseball field one day, in a helicopter the next day, and on a movie set the following day. It’s a true gift to find something to do with your life that sustains your soul and spirit. It’s like finally discovering “the one.” When you find that connection, the depth of the love is undeniable. It weaves itself into your very being and remains there until the day you die.
Do you really want to do what’s necessary to become the best photographer you can be, or are you more drawn to the idea of being a photographer and the trappings that come with it? If you’re just beginning on your path, I think it’s a fair question to ask yourself. And it demands a soul-searching answer. In other words, as my friend Dave Black likes to say, “Are you all in?”
If you want to make the leap from the photographer you are now to the photographer you want to be, what’s the best way to make that leap? What is the fastest way to learn techniques that will separate you from the crowd? Where can you spend quality time and develop personal relationships with the […]
Yes, I have an IRA account, a savings account, real estate investments, a small business, and a treasured camera collection that represents the history of photography. But, the best financial return on investment that I ever made was an investment that I made in myself. A $391,154 return—and counting. Networking and connections have always been […]