When I first moved to this mountain community, I planned to work
with my "family" business, run by my step-father. After three
months of building a foundation, including web site, over ten
designs for our apparel line, numerous meetings which are finally
resulting in orders, he dropped the ball and failed to produce our
samples as promised. Now that I'm in the hole for all the time and
money I spent, I had to quickly switch gears back to photography.
Luckily, I'm a heavy promotor and made a lot of new friends here.
For a few weeks I was seeing business rise and now I have fifteen
people wanting shoots bug nothing is booked.
The time and money I spent developing a business to include my
step-father was wasted and I try not to lament over it, as it would
have been a great step toward financial security I'm now struggling
with if I'd have focused on my photography from the
Have you ever depended on anyone who dropped the ball and put
you in a bad spot? What did you do?
A sample of my recent work here. This is a head shot of Chirl. I
provided professional hair and makeup, the shoot and digital