My Favorite Instagram Sharing Strategy

Time is possibly the most precious resource we have, right? We can’t grow more of it. “Found time” is a wishful phrase. You can’t give me any extra time, nor can I return the favor. All we can do is implement plans and practices to make the best use of our time. As many of you, one thing I do [...]

By |2018-11-18T21:08:51+00:00Nov 19th, 2018|

Adobe Lightroom: My Favorite Hidden Tools

Adobe Lightroom is an especially powerful and helpful tool for photographers. Over the years, it has gained features make managing and editing our photos much easier and more robust. Despite all of the tools available in the Develop module, there are some that are completely hidden unless you know how to invoke them. That’s what this video is all about. [...]

By |2018-11-11T20:49:10+00:00Nov 12th, 2018|

First Look: ON1 Photo RAW 2019

A few weeks ago, my friends at ON1 lifted the curtain on their newest product update, Photo RAW 2019! I've been using ON1 products for over a decade—and have even worked there for three years—so it has been very interesting to see the culmination of so much effort begin to reach fruition. You may not know this but over [...]

By |2018-11-04T17:51:26+00:00Nov 5th, 2018|

Creative Styles: A Very Underrated Camera Feature

Most modern digital cameras, whether dSLR or mirrorless, can have expansive menus and features. As such, it's completely understandable if some go overlooked or unnoticed. However, there is one feature that I think deserves highlighting. Depending on which manufacturer makes your camera, the feature name may vary and since I'm a Sony shooter, I'll refer to what they call it: [...]

By |2018-10-28T19:06:39+00:00Oct 28th, 2018|

New Lightroom 8 Feature: Depth Range Mask

Every year, Adobe announces a bunch of updates to their suite of Creative Clouds applications at their annual Adobe Max conference. At this year's show, we saw some nice updates to both Lightroom Classic CC and its younger sibling, Lightroom CC. However, amongst all of the changes and features announced, the one that has me most excited is a new [...]

By |2018-10-17T17:34:46+00:00Oct 17th, 2018|

5 Reasons To Consider Investing in a Personalized Portfolio Critique

One of the most helpful and impactful things I've ever done to help myself grow as a photographer was to have my portfolio critiqued. It was through these critiques that I gained the sort of candid feedback that truly helped me break through to new heights as a photographer. A productive portfolio critique isn't about letting you know how strong [...]

By |2018-08-25T11:42:35+00:00Aug 23rd, 2018|