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    COVID and Events: Uh-Oh, Attendance

    Events are coming back.  At least, they are beginning to come back.  For 2022.   2021, not so much. However, just as you thought our international collective nightmare of COVID, DELTA, and all things variant is winding down, and just as search traffic for keywords related to event planning is starting to tick back up, and […]

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    The Start of Something New: Part 2

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  • Miami green screen photo booth for Yamaha Outboards

    How the Pandemic Kills Creativity

    Chapter 1 I stood in front of the baggage carousel, luggage dropped and spun around, but mine are always last.  Not because I’m a glass half full kind of guy, but because my cases are huge and require special handling.  If they even come out on the regular belt.  Often, they drop across the vast […]

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  • green screen photo booth image to promote Westworld, Season 2.

    Pushing Creative Boundaries

    As COVID-19 continues to murder the event industry, we are all watching more television.  For me, I’m addicted to two shows:  RuPaul’s Drag Race and Project Runway.  Both contest-centered shows remind me of my dad’s most important rule of business: “If they want crap, give them crap.”  (I’ve actually changed the quote slightly to make […]

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  • Photographer Mike Gatty, Owner of US Event Photos, photographing in Baltimore during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Building your event photography business

    Even while stuck at home during COVID-19 The more things change, the more they stay the same.  During this once in a century pandemic, it’s hard not to feel trapped in amber.  Everything. Is. Stopped.  Just as you start to feel normal as you venture out to the big box store, you remember you have […]

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  • Photographer Mike Gatty directs participants at this Las Vegas green screen photo booth

    COVID-19 and Green Screen Photo Booths

    The path forward becomes clearer. With Tourette’s Notes! As the country looks toward opening up, one of our flagship clients, the Travel and Adventure Show, asked us to put together details of how our 20′ x 20′ green screen photo experience will look moving forward.  (Oh, geeze.  I can just imagine seeing myself on CNN:  […]

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    I call them moments.  When I’m traveling, and it’s raining, and the music in the Uber is perfect, and Matthew is next to me, and I think: all is well.  It’s a moment. What Denver International Airport looks like at 4 am. When I’m laying in a hotel bed, and a storm rages across the […]

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  • Green Screen Experiential Photo Artwork

    How We Do What We Do: Part 2 READY, SET, ENGAGE (Or, Uno, Dos, Quince!)

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    Instant Intimacy: how great photos happen (With Tourette notes!)

    Dear reader, For those of you who are new to my blog, have forgotten my Tourette notes style, or are just passing through:  a word.  Tourette notes are my way of communicating what is actually going through my mind.  What I’m thinking, but can’t say, because if I SAID it, or wrote it, it might […]

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