Flak Photo and The Flat File

Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles, California © Emily Shur

Exciting happenings today. My Hollywood Sign image is today’s Flak Photo, making this my third appearance on Flak Photo. Thank you, Andy. Also, the lovely Crista Dix, of wall space gallery in Seattle, has graciously featured my work on her/the gallery’s blog, the Flat File. [...]

It’s Always Sunny On emilyshur.com.

Kaitlin Olson © Emily Shur 2009

After a mind numbing day in jury duty, I felt this shot of Kaitlin Olson (from the truly hilarious It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) was the most appropriate to post. The shoot (not this specific shot) is now out in the current issue of Bust Magazine. I’ve updated [...]

I Like To Do My Part

I’m the bulldog.

Just when I get into the beginnings of a legitimate “zone” (for lack of a better word) in terms of my new photo project, I get called for jury duty. Well, not only do I get called for jury duty, but as of now I am actually serving on a jury for [...]

A Week Late

So….I’m a week late in mentioning the show I am currently in (in conjunction with Hideout Gallery) at LOLA Gallery in lovely Southampton, NY. If you’re in the area, the show will be up until August 1st and includes portrait work by yours truly, one of my all time favorite people and photographers Matthew [...]

It’s In The Air

My Little Wooden Buddy © Emily Shur

I’ve been reading a lot of blog posts lately dealing with what a tough time it is to be a photographer, how not to let yourself and your business go under, what you can do to set yourself apart from the thousands of other people who do the same [...]

Photo of the Day: The Baroness

The Baroness © Emily Shur

Sometimes, The Baroness likes to help with the laundry.

PBN Contest: My Picks

The Woods…my entry © Emily Shur 2009

Today marks the deadline for Blurb’s 2nd annual Photography.Book.Now contest. I deliberated over updating the book I entered last year and re-entering it this year. I received an honorable mention last year and felt I should be happy about that, so I decided to go more in [...]

Happy Birthday, Husband!

Today is the husband’s birthday! So, to him, I say Happy Birthday. Marrying you was the best decision I ever made. You make me a better person emotionally and creatively. I can only hope I do the same for you and that we have a million more chances to [...]

Me in PDN

My Picture in the July 2009 Issue of PDN. Booyah.

The July issue of PDN has just hit the stands, and my Picnic Table photo is running almost full page in a feature entitled The Digital Curator. The story is about how “curated blogs and online galleries are playing an ever more influential role [...]