6 Tips For Updating Your Website

To get started I must clarify that I am NOT a coder. I don’t know how to code, instead, I rely on web builders to create sites without the need to code anything.

In the last couple years, I moved across the country (from Branford to Vancouver), and have changed the type of clients I work with. However, with these changes I allowed my website to stay the same. It got to the point where I was embarrassed to give out my domain and was surprised when clients wanted to book me based on my old site. Don’t get me wrong it wasn’t because I didn’t offer high-quality work, but rather the look and feel of my site was outdated.

For the past few months, I have been working on a new site, that I proudly launched this spring. This is the 10th website that I’ve created either for myself or for a client and I’ve learned lots the hard way. I wish someone would have shared these with me when I started so I hope this helps. Continue Reading

My Photographic Journey Learning About Slacklining

Hanging on

Participant resting on the slackline before attempting another walk…It is a long way down!

Hi my name is Bill West and I graduated from Mohawk Business Admin way back in 1988.

After many years of using my phone as my camera I finally purchased a DSLR for myself this past Christmas. I have owned “real’ cameras in the past however I had never made the foray into the Digital Photography world and I am so glad I did!

I’ve taken my camera to California, Las Vegas and many other places in the first few months and I plan on taking it to many more. Continue Reading

3 Things I Learned Hosting My Own Workshop

workshop 2I recently hosted my first full weekend workshop at a local gallery in my hometown. Since the gallery put the workshop on, I did not have to worry about getting participants. My job was simple; show up and teach.

My workshop was called;  Making Photos, and it was a class designed for photographers of any skill level with any camera looking to improve their lighting and composition in their photography. Here is what I learned: Continue Reading