Author: TJ Houston

Hey everyone, My name is TJ and I am here to help you! I am a lifelong learner that strives to help others. Work: By day I work for Panasonic as the Sales Support Rep for the Midwest Region. Play: I love all things photography, videography, and tech! Home: I have a loving wife (Ashley) and an adorable German shepherd (Jynx) You can find me on twitter @tjhouston or if you want to check out some photos, you can follow me on instagram @lumix_tjhouston! All of the views on this site are my own and do not reflect the views of my employer.

Entrepreneurs Bookshelf: 10 books to get you started in leadership

I am a pretty avid reader (audible subscriber) and I absolutely love sharing books that have changed my business and my career. I wanted to do a quick post about the top 10 books that I have read on leadership that has changed the way I live my personal life and my business life.

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Lensbaby Velvet 85 f1.8 first impressions with example images

I was fortunate to shoot with the all-new Lensbaby Velvet 85 F1.8 that was released a few hours ago. As many of you know I love the Lensbaby lineup especially the Velvet line. I have to tell you the all new velvet 85 is no slouch. The build quality is amazing, the lens is sharp when you need it and dreamy when you want it. A number of looks that you can get from this lens makes it one of the most versatile pieces in my bag. Below are some shots that I took this week during a photo walk and around the area.

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New Bags Announced Today from Thinktank

Today ThinkTank announced rev’s of 2 of their lines, the Streetwalker Rolling backpack as well as their turn style bags. I have been waiting to upgrade my current backpack to one that also has wheels so it is more versatile. Im loving the modern look of the new streetwalker bags. Below is the press release with all of the info as well as photos!

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Images from the @Lensbaby Photo walk in Rochester New York

This past weekend I was uber-fortunate to lead a photowalk in downtown Rochester New York. I don’t think I have ever shared how much I LOVE that city. Last fall I shot a wedding and taught some classes in Rochester and I have been jonesing to get back. Huge thanks to The Pixel Connection in Cleveland Ohio for hooking me up with the awesome discounts for participants and Lensbaby for letting us borrow lenses for the photowalk! Here are some of the images I captured of our beautiful models.

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