Good Light or Bad Light: How Do You Know Which is Which?

Good Light or Bad Light: How Do You Know Which is Which?

Photographers love to talk about good light and bad light, but how do you really know which is which? I tend to think light is situational. In other words, I don’t believe there’s any such thing as bad light. It’s more like an evaluation of whether the ambient light is appropriate for your subject. What…

Why I NEVER Use Artificial Light in My Photos

Why I NEVER Use Artificial Light in My Photos

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…

Confessions of a First Time Flasher

Confessions of a First Time Flasher

I decided to call this episode “Confessions of a First Time Flasher” because something finally happened. Lee came to me and asked to use flash for some of her product and food photography. To be honest, I wasn’t sure this would ever happen, but here’s how it unfolded. Confessions of a First Time Flash User…

How to Take Tack Sharp Photos with Your DSLR

How to Take Tack Sharp Photos with Your DSLR

9 Tips to Take Tack Sharp Photos Every Time If you want to get tack sharp photos, then you need to do more than nail your focus. We’ll reveal what you need to know. Getting tack sharp photos takes a combination of factors. Yes, you need to get your focus correct, but that does you little…

How to Stop Hating Your Own Portrait

How to Stop Hating Your Own Portrait

Learn How to Stop Hating Your Own Portrait and Serve Your Subjects a Great Experience It’s time to stop hating your own portrait. A lot of people look at their own photo and feel uncomfortable. It’s as if they’re worried others will look at their photos and see their biggest insecurities looming inside. Too heavy,…