Photography is Hard.

June 05, 2015 / Shoots, Stories
(Before I get started, I'm not sure who took the original photo above. ESPN did not give a photo credit, only an illustration credit. Here are the credits for this beautiful illustration: Design Director: Chin Wang, Photo Director: Karen Frank, Art Director: Keir Novesky, Designer: Keir Novesky, Lettering by Joel Holland and image used by permission.) ...

10 Years.

April 01, 2015 / Stories
Everyone has walls built in their mind when they think about pursuing photography. My walls were the following: As a kid, the education system taught me that I was stupid. I didn’t make great grades and wasn’t “book smart” so I obviously wasn’t going to be a success. I had very, very low career goals. I made a D in my only college photogra...

Processing Death Through Photography

September 04, 2014 / Stories
Today is my brother’s birthday. He would have been 44 years old. His name was Mike “Myrick” Cowart. He passed away on March 2nd of this year from a sudden heart attack. My family didn’t see it coming. We didn’t know there were any heart conditions. He was just gone in an instant. Here and happy as could be in one minute… gone the next. I th...

15-Year Wedding Anniversary

August 07, 2014 / Stories
Today is my 15-year wedding anniversary. If you include our dating years, we've been together for 18 years. That's HALF OF OUR LIVES. Crazy! We met my sophomore year in college and immediately became best friends. I told my parents 2 weeks after meeting her that I'd marry her. And here we are. And guess what? We've never fought. We've never had "the bad y...