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Houston Hopeful Hires Handsome Headshot Headliner

I sat in front of the computer a little surprised. As we reviewed the headshots we had just taken, he listened to my advice, thought about it, and then acted decisively. Most clients are more tentative about choosing images. I hope it is because they have so many good...

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Kevin Jewell-Candidate for Texas 14th Court of Appeals

My friend Kevin Jewell is a partner at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, where I know several good people. He has 22 years experience handling state and federal appeals, is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, has been recognized as a...

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Chris Gillett ≠ Chris Gillette

I know that what I am about to describe sounds impossible, but stay with me as I assure you every word of it is true. My last name is pronounced like the razor blade company. “Like the razor, but twice as sharp” as all the kids are saying. Unfortunately, due to...

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Tom McCasland: Housing Head Hires Houston Headshot Honcho

  If Tom McCasland hires a political consultant, he should get some sort of price break because his story is very easy to tell. Tom grew up on the other side of a barbed wire fence from a Navajo Indian reservation in Arizona, did his homework by the light of a...

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Actor Larry Young

As I sat eating lunch with my pal Kit and our colleague Larry Young, I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. Larry, like Kit, is a former United States Marine and current lawyer. Kit and I work at the same firm, and Larry works at Hughes Watters Askanase, an excellent...

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Bob Boudreaux

The last time I saw Bob Boudreaux was at a Houston Rockets playoff game in 1994. I could see and hear him from across the Summit or Compaq Center or whatever it was called at the time (now it is a mega church). It turns out he is notoriously vocal and passionate about...

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Bob Shults

I am constantly surprised at the people I meet shooting headshots. It turned out that this guy and I shared an interest in politics. I had been hired by a New Orleans advertising group to shoot headshots of his law firm on a background that I can only assume has some...

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Justice Jeff Brown Website Recognized for Excellence

You may remember my pal Jeff Brown. He is a Justice on the Texas Supreme Court where he has served since being appointed by Governor Rick Perry in 2013. Interestingly, at the beginning of his law career, he was a law clerk to then Supreme Court Justice Greg Abbott,...

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Photographing Houston Actor Sandra Wilson with Andy Cuadra

I thought burgers and beer outside on a pretty Houston day were as good as it was going to get that afternoon. It turned out that while we were eating, my pal Andy came up with an idea I was pretty excited about. “I’m going to document your whole process, from A to...

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Photographing Texas Lieutenant Governor-elect Dan Patrick

Today is inauguration day in Texas, when we formally swear into office Governor-elect, Greg Abbott, and Lieutenant Governor-elect, Dan Patrick. The BBQ alone is expected to draw 17,000 Texans. After the November elections, I recall an article on Breitbart that stated...

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