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Are You Making Too Many Mistakes or Not Enough?

Every year as we begin the new year we start with great aspirations for the future. New resolutions and a fresh determination to make the new year better than the last. Eventually, though the newness wears off and its another year. A year for successes and disappointments, a year for steps forward and often times twice as many steps back. For many of us by June and July, we are thinking the year is almost half over and I'm not any closer to my goals, dreams, or aspirations than I was last year. We start looking back over the year and years past and think, I've made too many mistakes.

But have you? Have you really made too many mistakes or have you maybe not made enough? See people who have achieved success and reached their goals understand something that others do not. Every step forward and every step back is all part of the journey. They understand that failures are not really failures unless you quit and mistakes are in reality opportunities to learn. You have probably he…
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If At First You Don't Succeed, Try Seven More Times...

I think this is the seventh attempt at writing this post. To be honest I quit counting. I just wanted to write a simple post explaining why I changed my business name from Tim Skipper Photography to Vision Studios. It should be a simple explanation, but it hasn't been. Then again the decision to this took right at two years so I should not be surprised explaining it in a simple post would not be easy.

Here is the thing, I've always wanted to be an artist. Ever since I sat and copied the cover of Marvel Comics Tarzan #1 I've wanted to be an artist. For years I focused on drawing, thought maybe I would be a comic book artist and draw fun books like Spider-Man and Batman. Then I discovered photography in my teens and was fascinated with the idea of taking pictures that would appear in magazines such as National Geographic. Sadly in the seventies and eighties, there was no internet, YouTube, or social media to express and show off that work. I could only submit work by mail a…