Satirical Tales of a Moody Photographer (S.T.O.M.P.): Chapter 2

“S.T.O.M.P.” is a new series for La Vue Atypique which essentially shares anecdotes from my career as a professional photographer. Aside from my family and a few close friends, questions about my experiences have never been posed by anybody. After 11 years of being in this business, I have decided to be proactive and tell…

Satirical Tales of a Moody Photographer (S.T.O.M.P.): Chapter 1

“S.T.O.M.P.” is a new series for La Vue Atypique which essentially shares anecdotes from my career as a professional photographer. Aside from my family and a few close friends, questions about my experiences have never been posed by anybody. After 11 years of being in this business, I have decided to be proactive and tell…

11 Years of TIA!

December 1, 2020 is, unbelievably, the 11th anniversary of TIA International Photography. This was the day that the City of Seattle registered TIA as a licensed sole proprietorship in the business of offering professional photography services back in 2009. This article serves as a greeting of gratitude for all of you who have been perpetually…

The Ups and Downs of Being My Own Boss as a Professional Photographer

One of the most inspirational, challenging, momentous and, occasionally, disappointing years in my life occurred between May 2014 and May 2015.  Even though I was a sole proprietor and had owned my own small photography business for four and a half years, I was still working full-time for an employer in Seattle. It was the…

Feature Photographer Inteview: Clayton Perry

Greetings, Ladies & Gentlemen!  Welcome, once again, to the latest edition of the Feature Photographer series on TIA International Photography’s official blog!  I really love doing these features, and I am very pleased to have Clayton Perry of Clayton Perry Photoworks as our guest for this interview.  Similar to previous feature photographers, Clayton and I crossed…

Feature Photographer Interview: Rebecca Ang

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am thrilled to introduce you to the next photographer of TIA’s Feature Photographer series!  She’s Rebecca Ang, an incredibly talented and artistic photographer based in Singapore.  I initially came to know Rebecca’s work on Flickr and was so extremely enamored with her mesmerizing cityscapes of Singapore.  She is one of those…

Feature Photographer Interview: Toby Harriman

Ladies and Gentlemen, after being on hiatus for almost four months, TIA International Photography is very pleased to continue the Feature Photographer series! We are going to resume the interview series with a photographer who, I believe, has an incredible talent for showcasing the enchanting mystique of San Francisco and the Bay Area.  Ever since…

Feature Photographer Interview: Viviana Singh

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is my great pleasure to introduce you to Viviana Singh (or Vivi, as I and many of her friends call her).  I am very enthusiastic to present this latest interview in my Feature Photographer series because Vivi’s photography has a profound depth that’s quite challenging to describe in words.  As a…

Feature Photographer Interview: Joshua Gunther

Ladies and Gentlemen, it brings me a lot of pleasure to introduce you to Joshua Gunther, a very talented photographer who has the keen ability to produce electrifying cityscape images.  I have been a fan of Josh’s work for a number of years, and I had the opportunity to meet him in Los Angeles in…

Feature Photographer Interview: Steve Rosset

Ladies and gentlemen from all realms of travel and photography, it is my genuine pleasure to introduce you to Steve Rosset, a world traveler whose characteristic photographs are always riveting and intriguing.  Steve and I crossed paths on Flickr back in 2009 and have been following each other’s work ever since.  We are hoping to…