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Film Dayze

Tweet Yes I know, I haven’t written a blog post in a long time. The good thing about that is I have been so busy shooting fashion and celebrity assignments over the last few years, I haven’t been able to write much. To get the New Year going, here is a little story from when […]

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A Photographers Portfolio

A photography portfolio is not simply a collection of a photographer’s best work, it’s also a presentation engineered to tell a story that has a beginning, middle, and end.

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Color Management in Digital Photography

Tweet Since my transition into digital photography, I have always strived for a consistent workflow. Just as with film, all my images needed to have the same consistent look and feel to them. At first, this was quite challenging due to the limitations of the tools that were available to digital photographers, and at the […]

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Photography with Intent

After the last two articles it came down to this – intent. Photography with intent was beautifully illuminated in “The 36 Exposures Challenge.” When I stumbled upon this, I thought, what a great idea!

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Photography and the Art of Discipline

During this interview I surprised myself, realizing what I could have witnessed firsthand during my years in photography world. This decade has seen a great evolution in how we create photographs, most notably film vs. digital. Photographers state they are “going back to film” while others sing the praises of digital and what can be done in post production. At times I feel like I am straddling the 38th parallel in this debate because I am, and always will be, a double agent.

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A Better way to a Clear Picture!

“Brightscreen® Cleveland, Tennessee USA has announced a new recently patented product “Nondeteriorating Mirror Cushion™” which targets the elimination of the majority of in camera particles in the form of dust or black spots.

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My top 5 Photography Articles of 2009

Tweet As we approach a new year and a new decade, I wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a joyous, healthy and very prosperous future. I look forward to sharing many photography tips, tricks and observations in the new year. In the meantime, here are some of my favorite articles from 2009. 1.) […]

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Top Lenses for Fashion Photography – My Picks!

Tweet Fashion photography is a unique combination of all types of photography. Fashion often includes portrait photography, environmental photography, product photography, macro photography, and sometimes even landscape photography are all included under the required knowledge umbrella to be successful in fashion photography. In order to deliver a successful fashion photography shoot, you’re going to need […]

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Photography Lighting – White on White

Tweet In photography, we the photographers are often asked to shoot on a white seamless background (or a cove). One of the most challenging shots in fashion, advertising, and catalog photography is to photograph a subject wearing white clothing on a white cove with perfect separation.  In images I have seen by others, there is […]

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Fantastic open lectures for photographers

Whether you want to get inspired to take photos or learn about the history of the field, there are loads of lectures out there that can let you sit back, watch, and expand your photography knowledge. Here are 50 such lectures that will help you learn about photography basics, famous photographers, photojournalism and much more to get your creative juices flowing and help you hone your craft. […]

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