Fashion Photography is a Platform to Market New Products

Tweet One of the most popular aesthetical professional practices is photography. While photography can basically be of several types, one of the forms that has gained tremendous popularity over the years is fashion photography. It is one form of photographic art that has a long and rich history. It has made its contributions in deciding […]

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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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To Retouch or Not to Retouch

“But how I shoot, my lighting, my choice of camera and lens, that’s all my decision. Blame me if you think I should have retouched and retouched and retouched, but I think these women look beautiful just the way they are.”

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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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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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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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The Future of Photography Books?

Posted by Jerry Avenaim under Photography Talk and Discussion (4 Responds)

Tweet “Andy Adams, of Flak Photo, and Miki Johnson, of LiveBooks blog RESOLVE, have partnered up to organize a huge communal blog discussion on the future of Photo Books! You can read all about here and view contributing Photo Blog posts and find out how to add your own. What do I think Photo Books […]

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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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Fellowship in Photography

Tweet Earlier this year, I was giving a lecture and conducting a live cover photo shoot at Samy’s Camera here in Los Angeles for photographers of all levels. I began the lecture with a statement that was so simple, so earnest, you would expect to hear it from your own mother.  I asked each attendee […]

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