Alesha

Photographers: Know Your Gear

How many times have you heard someone tel you that you have to know your gear? Too many. It’s almost cliché.  How do you know when you know your gear? The Aha Moment The problem with truly getting to know your gear is that there can be so much of it. It’s not just a matter […]

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Faces of Cuba

How To Critique Photos Online

Last week, we took a look at the best way to use 500px to improve your photography. Today, we’re going to take that a step further and talk about the need to critique photos online. Yes, I know. You’ve been told not to do it by well-meaning people. That advice misses the point of why […]

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Casa Tambo

Finding Photography Locations With AIRBNB

I’m concentrating more on portrait photography these days. Like many other photographers without a dedicated space, I spend a fair amount of time finding photography locations. Fortunately, I have friends who are far better at it than I am. One possibility that I’d never considered suddenly opened up some interesting possibilities – AIRBNB. You may […]

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Finding The Light

Despite hours of planning, everyone occasionally runs into problems finding the light. It happened to me this past weekend. We have a local community of photographers, models, and make-up artists who gather quarterly to meet up and do a little shooting. Saturday we met where it all began for this group, at the Maitland Art […]

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