Lighting For Success

Three simple, classic portrait lighting setups that will generate income
Text & Photography By Tom Bol
When I first started out in my photography career, I shot a lot of different jobs. One day I might be shooting ice climbers, the next day snapping shots of cheesecake dripping in chocolate and the next day photographing moose for a visitor bureau. During this time I started shooting…

From Flat To Fairy Tale

When I teach digital enhancements, I suggest to my students that the subject itself often recommends a certain special effect, filter or plug-in.
By Rick Sammon
When I teach digital enhancements, I suggest to my students that the subject itself often recommends a certain special effect, filter or plug-in. For example, a grunge effect may look great on an image of an old car in a junkyard, but that same effect probably wouldn't look so great…

Sharpness Is Essential

Tools and techniques for perfect focus
By William Sawalich
If you're going to make money with your photography, you absolutely have to make sure your images are sharp. I don't mean the kind of sharpness that comes from postprocessing; I'm talking about the real thing: tack-sharp focus, no motion blur, no camera shake. Cameras are so good these days,…

What You Can Learn From Shooting JPEGs

I've been a RAW shooter for several years now, but that doesn't mean I’ve mastered every aspect of the format
By William Sawalich
I've been a RAW shooter for several years now, but that doesn't mean I've mastered every aspect of the format. I try to learn new things about my tools and techniques every day. I already knew that when working with RAW files you have to do some things manually that…

Fine Art Of Printmaking

In this video, Art Wolfe talks about presenting his work and the importance of fine art printmaking.
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The Beauty Of Available Light

When many people think of a professional portrait photographer, this often conjures up images of someone like Richard Avedon, darting around frantically with a light meter.
Text & Photography By J. Dennis Thomas
When many people think of a professional portrait photographer, this often conjures up images of someone like Richard Avedon, darting around frantically with a light meter, taking readings from all different angles in a high-paced and frenetic setting at a large industrial space surrounded by a myriad of assistants, different…
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