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+00:00Oct 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+00:00Oct 23rd, 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+00:00Sep 25th, 2017|

Photo Tip: The Importance of Being Prolific

A few weeks back, I read this fantastic article on The Next Web (TNW) that talks about focusing less on being original and more on being prolific. It clearly serves as the inspiration for this post. Look, I completely get it. One of the most innate desires of any creative is to leave their mark on the world. We create [...]

By |2018-01-25T21:39:20+00:00Sep 20th, 2017|

Photo Tip: Shoot the same things a thousand times

Depending on how much mental fortitude you have, thinking about how to photograph something that has already been photographed a thousand times in a unique way could prove to be... daunting. And, to a degree, that is rightfully an appropriate reaction. In these instances, I find that it helps to think about this endeavor the same way many adventurers think [...]

By |2017-08-09T11:00:48+00:00Aug 10th, 2017|