I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the importance of corporate health initiatives. That is, the efforts that larger businesses make to ensure that their employees lead healthy lives – leading to greater productivity, lower insurance costs, happier employees, and … Continue reading
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Troy Freund is a commercial/editorial photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. I’m pretty dang passionate about photography and the tradition of “real”photography.
If you’re new to this blog, or new to knowing who Troy Freund is, here’s a brief for you. Troy Freund is a commercial/editorial photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. I’m pretty dang passionate about photography and the tradition of “real”photography. … Continue reading
May 3: Free ComicBook Day event: SPOILERS MKE – The Sequel! Last year’s SPOILERS event went so well that it’s back for a second year. Come out and celebrate Free ComicBook Day with this unique event – part performance, part … Continue reading
In late March 2014, Rail Hall hosted the well-attended Local First Milwaukee annual meeting and Business-to-Business Showcase event. It was an exciting night for all the LFM members – besides doing a lot of good networking, and hearing updates from … Continue reading
Even with our fearless co-leader – Troy Freund – out of town on a work assignment, about a dozen members of MKE Creatives chatted over coffee at the second meet-up, on Wednesday, April 9. Like our first meet-up, Anodyne’s … Continue reading
Last weekend, the Cardinal Stritch University Art Dept hosted the “Business of Photography” workshop, organized by yours truly. On occasion, I try to pull together professional development workshops for the photographers of SE-WI. This one went very well – curious, … Continue reading
(click pics for a larger look) Many people are content to have their lives be simple, with the distinctions between “what is my work” and “what is my passion” being fairly easy to define. Mary Ryan is a … Continue reading
This past month saw the first morning networking session of MKE Creatives at the Anodyne Coffee Factory in Walker’s Point. The turn-out was good and the enthusiasm GREAT. Great enough, in fact, that nearly everyone wanted to make it a … Continue reading
For those who have an interest in, and a passion for, comic books, the MKE Comicbook Meetup is for YOU! We’ve been meeting consistently for the past few months – see past events here – and have set the agenda … Continue reading
On March 4, the MKE Comicbook Meet-up happened at Anodyne Coffee in the Walker’s Point neighborhood. The night’s topic was “YOUR Fantastic Four” – people were encouraged to bring four comic books that are real special to them, books they … Continue reading
Please mark your calendar for April 5th, 8a-4p. I’m putting together another “Business of Photography” and it should be pretty good. This workshop is a mix of creative and business topics – including social media, copyright, estimating commercial shoots, debt … Continue reading
For a lot of self-employed professionals, it can be hard to find time to meet with peers and independents in different professions. I often plan events for photographers, but don’t get to engage with designers, writers, and other creatives as … Continue reading