Stay Productive While Sick

Well I’m extremely sick right now with the flu. Chills, fever, body aches, runny nose, congestion, the works. So I can’t take clients, I can’t host workshops, I can barely walk my dog. But I still have to be productive! At least while I’m awake. So here are my thoughts on some stuff you can […]

Light Meters are Useless

‚ÄčThis might rub some older pros the wrong way, but we have to face the fact that using an external light meter is entirely useless these days. For those of you who don’t know what a light meter is, I’ll give you a relatively simple description. It’s a little hand-held device that will tell you […]

Don’t Quit

Look, it can be really difficult to be a photographer in this day and age. Here are just a few of the challenges we all face: Over-saturated market. Qualified and under-qualified, lots of people are offering photography services. Prices. People don’t want to pay enough for you to live on, but expect the world of […]

Natural vs. Artifical Light

Most photography hold their favorite light source to be the best. Personally, I like to keep an open mind, but I still know which light gives me better results personally and it continues to be my favorite. For artificial light, I will be talking about strobe lights. In professional photography it’s very uncommon to use […]

Shutter Speed in a Studio Environment

If you’ve been practicing photography on Manual mode, you’re probably aware that slowing down your shutter speed will brighten your images but make moving objects appear with motion blur. Inside of a photography studio, this is not the case. Professional photography studios do not use constant light sources, they use strobe lights that flash very […]

The Role of Photography in the Digital Age

Photography plays a subtle, yet important role in more places than you realize. You might even say that photography is a ubiquitous aspect in our lives that transcends language and connects the world. So let’s take a look at some of the roles photography plays in today’s Digital Age. Business Photography has a pretty strong […]