The Trials and Tribulations of a Commercial Photographer in Austin – A Picture's Worth

Following on the heels of my interview with Darren Carroll about using his iPad to supplement his printed portfolio, I asked him about the difficulties of living in Austin while trying to build more of a commercial business -- and while most of the clients he'd like to work with are sitting on the coasts. I thought his methodical nature would provide good fodder and inspiration for other photographers trying to take it to the next level.

Sports Shooter Newsletter Decade Collection

As this decade ends, I wanted to commemorate its passing by collecting images from these special people that have helped me over the years. I asked them to select an image of theirs that is historic, unique, revealing or memorable. Most of all, I wanted the image to be something personal … an image special to them.

Ask Sports Shooter: Getting 'My Dream Job'

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From Sports Shooter::

Darren Carroll says don’t be on the sidelines at some big-time event making the same run-of-the-mill stock picture everybody else is making.

Check it out here.