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.
Do you want to stop taking average photos and learn how to create something eye-catching, instead? Some people get these concepts right away, and others go for years wondering why their photos just never rise to the top. In this episode of The Photo Flunky Show, we’re going to share 5 tips to help you […]
If you want to learn how to improve your creativity to become a better photographer, you’re going to also have to learn how to let go of a few things. Not the least of which is the kind of lessons that were driven into you since childhood. Why Do Photographers Need to Be Creative in […]
Using Keywords in Lightroom is the smart way to organize your photos. While most Lightroom trainers emphasize using Collections, I find that searches with Keywords are far more effective and easier to use. Keywords in Lightroom are Better than Collections Someone needed to say it. If you aren’t familiar with either Keyword or Collections, let […]
Are you looking at your photos and wishing they had a bit more life, or more pop to them? There are a few different ways to get that bright, colorful look. With my Luminar 2018 demo, I’m going to show you one of the easy ways to enhance your photos. Subscribe to my YouTube Channel […]
Learning how to find your inner motivation for photography can be a tricky thing. In fact, most people never really think about it. Honesty, I think it’s one of the most important things you can understand to help guide and improve your photography. Here’s why. Different Photographers Have Different Types of Motivation If you listened […]
Does every photographer need to use Photoshop? Whether you need it or not may depend upon which genre of photography you enjoy. We discuss some alternatives and reasons why Photoshop may be right for your needs. Let’s get into it. Does Every Photographer Need to Use Photoshop? I’ll be honest, I use Photoshop and truly enjoy […]
Last week we got the news – SmugMug buys Flickr. OK, now what? SmugMug vs. Flickr Before I get started, I want to disclose that I am an affiliate for SmugMug. I have no knowledge of the inner workings of SmugMug, but I do get paid if you decide to purchase an account with SmugMug […]