People, Not Subjects

"I never think of the person on the other side of the camera as a subject. That, for me, is the first step. The language that we use to name the people that we work with and document is a critical one. So anything we do to dehumanize is the wrong path." - Lynn Johnson

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Mary Moore
Sneak Peek

We have a bold desire to build community and be a healthy inclusive conference experience for every attendee. This is why we have put so much care and attention into our programming, events and really ever detail. Over the past few months we've been busily working, but with Early Bird pricing closing tomorrow, now is the time for us to give you a sneak peek.

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Callandra Caufield
Remaining Present

In Jenn’a interview with Erika they discuss finding meaning in your work, how to remain present in your work, and how to disconnect as you start the culling process.

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Mary Moore
Finding Your Niche

“Too many of us are concerned with making pretty pictures, and not with the messiness that makes photographs that really speak to people" - Oriana Koren

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Mary Moore
Achieving Financial Freedom

“I think we creatives need to revolutionize our relationship with money. I’m a planner by nature.  My idea of fun really is Netflix, a weighted blanket and spreadsheets!” - Charmi Patel Peña

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Mary Moore
Taking a Leap

“So often, we hear phrases such as "chase your dreams" or "just go for it" when people encourage us to pursue our passions on a full-time basis. I absolutely believe in chasing your dreams, but I've watched many people make this huge decision without adequate planning.” - Kelly Rehnberg

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Mary Moore
Canmore

There are those places in the world that are so remarkable, you know you’ll visit again and again, if only in your imagination. They bring a sense of awe, joy, and contentment that is so tangible you could almost hold it in your hands. We host the Real Life Conference in one of those places.

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Callandra Caufield
Our List of Inclusive Blogs

"I stopped contributing to blogs long ago, they all look the same." We hear this all the time. The question that usually follows is, "What blogs should I support?" So, with a collaborative effort the Real Life community helped us compile a list of inclusive blogs and publications, several of them are run by our very own members.

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Callandra Caufield
Let's get Real about Money

To kick off our 2018 Speaker Series we speak with ​Courtney Zerizef the founder of Homeroom. Callandra and Courtney talk about the mindset surrounding money as a photographer, some financial myths, and how to get financial systems in place.

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Mary Moore