5+ Favorite Photography Resources

By Barb Davids | July 24, 2016

I’m always looking for inspiration and stories that will fuel my motivation. Sometimes I sign up for website emails and then end up unsubscribing immediately. But these… these resources listed below, have managed to stay in my list. If they don’t offer email updates, I…

Ringside for WFC 48 MMA, Muay Thai & BJJ

By Barb Davids | March 6, 2016

One of my personal trainers, Taylor “Ninja” McCorriston, got a call to fight at WFC 48 fights Friday night. Perfect opportunity for me to get a press pass and go shoot an MMA event. I hadn’t done one before but was very interested. I love…

Personal Trainer Series – Melissa Farrell of Strengthen and Conquer Fitness

By Barb Davids | February 4, 2016

In the first of my 12 part personal training photography series, I was joined by Melissa Farrell of Strengthen and Conquer Fitness. I met Melissa about a year and a half ago when I found the Las Vegas Runners Meetup Group that she and her, fiancé,…

What's fun about running a race?

By Barb Davids | November 15, 2015

EVERYTHING! Adrenaline! Friends! Determination! Accomplishment! Goals! Fun! Energy! Outdoors! Nerves! The energy that radiates at races is inspiring. When I arrive at a race, there is so much anticipation. No, not for getting it over with (well sometimes it is)… anticipation for the finish line.  Crossing the finish line is…

It IS My First Rodeo!

By Barb Davids | October 26, 2015

Round 1 of the Built Ford Tough Rodeo Finals. I had a chance to see it in person from suite seats. While I love suite seats, as a photographer, it’s not the best seat in the house. This was my first rodeo since I started photography…

Pumpkinman Practice

By Barb Davids | October 18, 2015

I was out last week with the Xcell Performance Group.  I love shooting with this group because they are welcoming and energetic. Woke my ass up before dawn to get out to Boulder Beach, an hour away, to catch them swimming. Not much light but…

Photo Shoot for Las Vegas Runners

By Barb Davids | September 29, 2015

Well… not every shoot can go as well as you’d like.  My running group, Las Vegas Runners, needs new photos for their new website to launch this year. The organizers and coaches, Melissa and Jeremy, wanted fresh photos. They also thought it would be fun,…

Hot Springs in the Desert

By Barb Davids | September 27, 2015

This month’s adventure with the Photographers Adventure Club was visiting a hot springs. Rogers Spring is about an hour east of Las Vegas. A few club members met there about 5pm on a Saturday night. Saturday night?!?! Yes, because we’re geeks like that. Naaahhh.  Actually, it was because…

Road Trip to La Jolla, CA

By Barb Davids | September 1, 2015

A couple of Saturdays ago, my friend Michelle, of Michelle Wilson Photography, and I took a road trip to La Jolla. This spot in particular is La Jolla Cove.  It took me over a week to get through these photos as I was in the…

Friend of a Friend

By Barb Davids | August 30, 2015

I need to start by sharing how I came to meet this fun and inspiring group of people I had the opportunity to shoot today. A couple months ago, I was at a photography social… aka Happy Hour for photo geeks. I was introduced to…