Lightroom Organization is Easier Than You Think No topic gets more attention than how you should organize your photos. Not even discussions about whether Golf is actually a sport or if it’s OK to use selective color with black & white images. People always want to know a better way to organize their photos. Lee […]
As portrait photographers, sometimes the location is less than ideal. You still have to make a shot to please the subject, so what’s the best way to shoot in a challenging environment? Don’t Panic! Your Client Probably Has Different Expectations Than You Do As a photographer, you want to be a bit of a perfectionist. […]
The Simple Reason Why I Never Use Artificial Light in My Photos There are some people who call themselves Natural Light Photographers and they never use flash. There are people who use flash all the time and call it Artificial Light. I have to be honest, it’s hard not to roll my eyes at either […]
A successful portrait session starts before you ever pick up your camera. You need to understand the purpose of the portrait session, communicate with your subject and crew, and make sure your gear works as you expect. It’s important to prepare for your portrait session by making sure everyone knows what to expect and why […]
I had a bit of a computer disaster recently. My boot drive failed suddenly and completely. Fortunately, I wasn’t out of commission and I didn’t lose any of my data. It’s an annoying, painful and potentially disastrous and inevitable experience for every computer. You can cope with it by paying attention to a few key […]
Learning how to process fireworks photos isn’t that difficult. You just need to know the guidelines. This podcast episode discusses the issues you need to keep in mind (and they’re in the post below). Also, I provided a couple of videos below so you can see how the techniques work. This post is about post […]
Knowing how to take fireworks photos that impress requires more than having a tripod and knowing how to shoot at a small aperture. The fireworks photos that really please people are the ones that tell a story. The explosions by themselves make for boring photos. When you put your photos in context with people, a […]
Understanding how to travel with your camera and photography accessories can save you a lot of aggravation, pain and potentially money. This episode talks about some of the things you need to consider before you decide to hit the road or board an airplane with your photography gear.
Capturing great travel photos and video using mobile devices like an iPhone, GoPro or a point and shoot like the Canon G7x Mark II is easier than you may think. We discuss what worked for us on a recent trip and something that didn’t live up to the hype.