The Band’s Visit

December 19, 2018Blog, Entertainment

Last week, my wife surprised me with tickets to “The Band’s Visit”, the outstanding Broadway musical starring Katrina Lenk, Sasson Gabay, and Ari’el Stachel. Despite the temperature, we ventured out on a chilly New York City night—she in a quilted goose down parka and leather pants, me in a quilted field jacket and indigo mud … Read More

Thank Your Support Team With a Gift

December 17, 2018Blog, Business, Mindfulness

Think about the service you received all year from your support team. The dry cleaners made sure your clothing was pressed just right. The print house made sure your resume was always printed on the good bright white Strathmore, not the unassuming 20# white copy paper. Your babysitter made sure the children were soundly asleep … Read More

Setu Yoga’s “I See You” Event at Chelsea Piers

December 3, 2018Blog, Event, Mindfulness, Self-Care

Setu Community is hosting an event tomorrow in Brooklyn that promises great engagement, immersive dialogue, heartfelt inclusivity, artsy people, and free food. There’s more to life than photography and running a small business so I’ll be in attendance for some self care and fellowship, as well as to support my first yoga teacher, Hillary Lopes.

Put Some Action to Your Thankfulness

November 19, 2018Blog, Mindfulness

Thankfulness, or “thanks giving”, should be paired with action. Are you thankful for a gift someone gave you? Return the favor by giving them a gift. Are you thankful for a referral someone gave you? Tell someone else about the wonderful work they do. Thankful your date took you out for a scrumptious meal? Cover … Read More

Schedule Some Time to Recharge Yourself

November 6, 2018Blog, Mindfulness, Self-Care

Everyone is busy in New York City because there’s always something to do, always somewhere to go, and always someone to see. There’s never time for anything, but everyone needs everything so they can get their things done. All of this haste can lead to burnout and dampen your desire to succeed in your business. Thankfully, there’s one thing you can do to alleviate this pressure so you can be at your best: schedule some time to recharge yourself.

You Don’t Need a Studio for Great Portraiture

October 9, 2018Blog, Portrait Photography

Studio photography allows total control of lighting, backgrounds, and temperature, and while this control is favorable, it comes with a cost. Studio time can be expensive in New York City, often adding hundreds of dollars to the price of a photo session. While outdoor photography relinquishes all of the control that studio photography offers, there … Read More

Welcome to My Blog, Have a Seat for a Moment

September 13, 2018Blog

Welcome! I know your time is valuable so I won’t waste it—you’ll be finished reading this in a New York minute. I’m Scott Hampton, the creative behind Scott Hampton Shoots. Yes, I’m a photographer, and like you, I love to eat, have a good time, learn new things, and achieve my goals, so we’ll get … Read More