Often we don’t have to reinvent the wheel to learn something new – we can just ask experts in the field who can draw on their experience to enlighten us. Below, we’ve shared insights insiders from various industries have shared with us.

Loreal Byers | Photographer + Owner of LorealMade

Photography is an artistic medium that has become more and more available as technology advances. As familiar as society may be with photography, I still believe there are certain aspects to it that people outside of the industry may not be conscious of on their own. Most strangers to the field still have the basic knowledge of the creation of a good photo; there’s taking the image and there’s also a post process involved. Read more>>

Faith | Farmer-Florist & Co-Owner

Transitioning our farm to an ecotourism model through regenerative growing methods is cutting edge in our industry. Seeking the balance between consistency in guest experiences and seasonal based living presents an opportunity for our farm to cultivate a community that values a holistic approach to growing food with the celebration of regional customs. Read more>>

Ann Diener | Visual Artist

I think that people may not be aware of how hard artists work and how much is required to be an artist. There are many demands of an artist in addition to the long hours in the studio required to make the work. In my case, I perform a great deal of research before embarking on a body of work. This consists of reading as much as I can find on the subject at hand and collecting images to be used in making the drawings. Read more>>