All posts by Christopher Winton-Stahle

What I’ve Learned From Working With an Editor

There’s often a very thin grey line these days between the definition of photographer and director. I’ve found that many clients want a one stop shop and after saying, “no, I don’t direct television” for several years I finally started…

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The Leap of Faith

There comes a time in every artist’s life, when you realize that you have to step it up, take the plunge and put yourself – your true self – into your work; when you realize that the only way you…


Let Your Freak Flag Fly

It’s often the case that finding yourself as an artist is difficult with all the noise out there and, of course, the obligation of needing to make a living with the work you’re creating. It is a difficult thing to…


Nashville or Bust

Hope is what can never be taken away from us. We can only allow it to be taken -though often, it’s something that’s lost. The road to success is a lonely one filled with many bumps and turns. It takes a…


The Art of Creating Personal Work

As commercial artists, we often rely on the scope of a specific project to inspire the images we create. Sometimes there’s not a lot of “art” in the art we do. This can get old and, as artists, we have to…


My Path to Photography

Eckhart Tolle once said, “In seeing who we are not, the reality of who we are will emerge by itself.” My decision to become a photographer and commercial artist wasn’t a lightbulb kind of moment, but more of an illuminated…

Hiring a CGI artist can really help you create images that stand out.

Incorporating CGI Into Your Workflow

CGI (computer-generated imagery) is an amazing tool which allows ideas to become a reality – there are essentially no limitations to what can be created.