Tag Archives: The Returnist


29 Oct

I’m back in the swing of things with a shiny new outfit!  Please check out my new blog through my website, www.courtneyrust.com.

With this facelift comes a new way of seeing blog updates, you must visit The Returnist through www.courtneyrust.comNOTE:  You will no longer be able to view updates through this URL, http://thereturnist.com/.

I’m burning up with new topics I want to share starting this week.  Please keep checking back through the image below!

Life After Assisting – January 22, 2010

10 Jan

APA Midwest and ASMP Chicago is hosting a great event in less than 2 weeks on how to transition from being a photo assistant to becoming a photographer or another leading role on the crew, such as producer, stylist, digital tech, etc.  This is a subject that is rarely talked about candidly and never in open panel discussion with an audience.  Therefore, if you’re looking for a few pointers on how to take the next leap and would like to hear success stories of how people did it then I beg you not to miss this.  I’m excited to be a panelist and share my story of becoming a stylist from being a freelance photo assistant in commercial photography.  In the upcoming week or so my blog posts will be focused around how to take that leap of faith from my personal experience in making the transition.  Mark your swimsuit calendar because you won’t want to miss this!

Hello blog. I’m delighted to meet you.

20 May

Yes!  My time has come to use modern technology as a bucket to collect my overflowing thoughts.  I’ve denied this online gournal (Wet Hot American Summer, anyone?) for as long as I could muster and would now like to embrace it like Spanx.  Things have been pretty exciting in my neck of the woods that I would love to share and get your feedback on.  Here we go blog.  I’ve got you by the ….