P&P Blogger Profile: Heather McCullah
Heather McCullah of One Shot Beyond Photography
Hi, I’m Heather McCullah. I am a self-made photographer residing in beautiful southern California. I enjoy portrait photography above all, but will photograph just about anything I find on the other side of my lens. I love meeting new and fun people, visiting different places and being a loyal friend.
Why do you blog?
To enable clients, family and friends to get to know me and the style of photography I enjoy and to share knowledge with other aspiring photographers.
If you only had time to read three blogs a day, which ones would they be?
Jason Moore’s is a given right?! ?
How long have you been using Photoshop/been a photographer?
I’ve been learning and using Photoshop for about a year now. I have been a photographer for at least 20 years as a hobbyist and about a year as a professional.
What type of camera(s) do you shoot with?
Nikon’s at the moment, but will be adding a Canon to my collection in the future and will continue to use both types.
Mac or PC?
A desktop PC now, Mac laptop in the near future. I have used Mac’s before.
What is your favorite piece of photo or computer equipment (other than your camera)?
Has to be Photoshop & other digital editing tools.
What piece of equipment would you most like to get but don’t have?
Pocket wizards or a light meter.
What advice do you have for a novice creative professional/photographer?
Be yourself, shoot what you love and be open to sharing your knowledge with others.
What inspires you to create?
Everything around me!
What would be your most important piece of advice about life?
Life is ever changing, grow with those changes-don’t fight them or dwell on them.
Where would you most like to live (other than where you live now)?
By water-a lake preferably.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Read, listen to music, walk my dog, write, poetry, visit friends and photograph people!
What talent would you most like to have?
I’d love to be able to draw by hand what I create in my mind.
From Inside the Actors Studio:
What is your favorite word? Really (I say it too much)
What is your least favorite word? Can’t think of one
What turns you on? Any perfect moment
What turns you off? Obnoxious people
What sound or noise do you love? A waterfall or rain falling
What sound or noise do you hate? Screeching
What is your favorite curse word? Shoot!
What occupation other than your own would you like to attempt? Marketing or a Gourmet Chef
What occupation would you not want to participate in? Being a Soldier-too scary!
If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? “Hi there beautiful”
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