In an earlier post about wedding photography frauds I warned about how some “photographers” use the stock photos provided by free website services such as wix.com to represent their work to potential clients. Well it seems the villain in that story, Rick Wiley, has created a GoFundMe campaign to taunt and humiliate the couple he ... Read More
Rick Wiley was hired for $200 from a Craigslist ad – to photograph a “day after the wedding” reception and party for a newlywed couple. Their wedding was photographed beautifully by Elizabeth Williams of Liz by Design Photography. This is Rick Wiley’s – of Wiley Photography – website – wileyphotography.us. In the event his site ... Read More
There’s a model on Facebook I want to photograph. She has the “girl next door” look I like, lives near me, and has experience in front of the camera. I contacted her about doing a shoot, and she was amenable. She has always liked my work and wanted to shoot with me. Plus, she said, ... Read More
When I started beauty/glamour photography, I signed up for an on-line model/photographer networking website. I was one of the first members (member number 544 – they’re now into the six digit member numbers), and for quite some time that site generated a lot of the model shoots I did. Suddenly in December of 2016, without warning ... Read More
I was talking with my mother about my upcoming New Year’s Day photo shoot with one of my favorite regular models, and she asked me, “So how much do these models pay you?” If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me that question…..