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Big Bertha And The State Of Photography

I watched an episode of The Grid with Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski a couple of weeks ago discussing the state of photography today. Their summary, not good. In some ways they're right, but I think they're also wrong. Here's my take on things. … [Read more]

Using The Photo Stylizer Filter In The Nik Collection

I use the Nik Collection almost by default when processing photos. At least, I use part of it. Over and over, I use the same filters. It turns out that some of the filters in the Nik Collection that I've ignored are just as useful, if you have the … [Read more]

Don’t Follow The Money, Lead It

Since 1976, we've been told to "follow the money." For Watergate investigators, it's good advice. For photographers who need to earn clients, there's a better way. … [Read more]

I’m Sending Back My Nikon D800

I never expected to love this camera as much as I do, but I'm sending back my Nikon D800 and it kills me. … [Read more]

What Can You Do With A White Seamless Background?

Why does every photography studio have an area of white seamless background? The reason is pretty simple. A white seamless background is an industry standard because it's so versatile. It's a neutral background for colors, making it an ideal choice … [Read more]

Photos From A Charity Studio Shootout

I spent my Sunday at Studio One in Orlando creating photos from a charity studio shootout. Plenty of wonderful models, lots of fellow photographers, all of the proceeds went to benefit the Make a Wish foundation.  … [Read more]