Six Ways To Seriously Improve Your Photo Game in 2018

If you're anything like me (that'd be tragic, really), you've probably made one resolution or another that has to do with improving your photography this year. It may involve taking stronger photos or something as simple as taking more photos. I know that 2017 was the lightest year in almost a decade for the number of photos I'd taken. I simply [...]

By | 2018-01-26T21:06:05+00:00 Jan 3rd, 2018|

Easily Fix A Framing Mistake With Adobe Photoshop [Video]

Last week, I was in New York City visiting family and attending the 2017 PhotoPlus Expo. It's easily one of my favorite photo shows because I always have an opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet with the companies that I partner with. When I get bored of the show and need to take a break, I usually [...]

By | 2018-01-26T21:56:34+00:00 Oct 31st, 2017|

Here’s an easy way to get more out of any photo shoot

I imagine many of you will be able to relate to this: you plan a sunrise or sunset shoot, get to the location, and end up taking 5,000 of the same photo. You become so transfixed with whatever it is you're photographing that you get tunnel vision. That was exactly what happened to me a few weeks ago when I [...]

By | 2017-10-28T15:55:27+00:00 Oct 28th, 2017|

Perspective: A Simple Way To Seriously Improve Your Photos

Next to light, composition is one of the most important factors in determining the overall outcome and impact of a photo. And while light can often be a variable outside of your control, how you choose to frame the subject matter within your frame is almost always on you. In other words, the way you choose to compose your photo [...]

By | 2017-10-23T10:23:54+00:00 Oct 23rd, 2017|

Anxious About A New Photo Trip? Here’s How I Handle It.

If you're like me, you get anxious before heading off on a new photo trip and this anxiety seems to grow as the departure day looms closer. It gets magnified even more if it has been a stretch since your last photo outing. In my case, anxiety began creeping in a day or two before leaving for a 10 day [...]

By | 2017-10-07T17:44:24+00:00 Oct 5th, 2017|

These are the most useful shutter speeds to remember

Recently, photographer Tony Northrup posted a video where he pleads to stop asking him about the camera settings he used to take his photos. To summarize my understanding of it, Tony believes that, rather than concern yourself with those settings, you should focus on the experiences and what I call "soft metadata" that went into creating the photo. While I [...]

By | 2017-09-25T16:45:16+00:00 Sep 25th, 2017|