Sustainable Practices & Giving Back

Sustainable Practices:

Digital files are offered for download instead of shipping.

I use both restored and salvaged props.

In my office, I use Trello.com for my to-do lists.

Google docs and email help cut down paper use.

Rechargeable batteries are used with all my equipment.

I also have compact fluorescent energy-saving light bulbs throughout my space.

Email correspondence and Skype/Zoom meetings cut down on carbon footprint.
They also offer a socially distanced and safer meeting option in these times.

In-person locations and meetings can be located close to tart trails or BATA routes so that mass transit or bikes/feet can be used. As well as outdoor socially distanced conversations.

Recycled ink cartridges are from a local supplier.

Temporary props are usually offered to the client or donated.

Albums use scrap cellulose and are eco-friendly both in ink and paper content.

 

Giving Back from your (Our) business:

50% of  all Albums production cost goes to www.beautifultogether.org

I offer free Senior Photo sessions for students through the local STEP program

I also volunteer free photography to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

I offer my services at a reduced price to my alma mater’s NMC and GVSU.

And finally, other ways I give back financially are through KIVA, ICT, ACLU, RED CROSS, and  DONORS CHOOSE.