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Anatomy of an Outdoor Family Portrait

by Don MacGregor, Texas School Instructor Environmental portraits, carefully designed and crafted, can create significant purchasing desire and ultimately higher sales. This style captures the essence of a family balanced with the...

Earning the Money You Deserve!

by William Branson III, Texas School Instructor Imagine this . . . Two photographers from the same town, each one dreaming of owning a thriving photography business.  Both are equally talented, with...

Shooting Fashion Editorials

I am a firm believer that a great photoshoot must involve more than just a great photographer.  It takes a TEAM.  A team of specialists that know what they are doing...

Taking the Ordinary to Extraordinary

by Kimberly Smith, Texas School Instructor As everyone knows, sessions with one-year-olds can be a bit of a challenge. A sweet little girl named Addie had her moments but, for the most...

Surprise and Delight

by Gregory Daniel, Texas School Instructor There has never been a better time to set yourself apart from all the noise in our profession than now. Swimming in the sea of sameness...

Boudoir Photography – Poses that Sell

Boudoir photography has been a popular genre for years and this trend seems to have no end in sight. As I talk to many photographers, they express an interest in boudoir...

Fun With Food Photography

Fresh Grapes with Cyanoacryalte and Antiperspirant Glaze. . . Served with a side order of cosmetic sponges and glycerin, right? Not exactly a typical menu description, but they’re definitely key ingredients...

Using Off-Camera Flash Creatively

Although I have been using OCF (off-camera flash) for many years, there was a time in the beginning of my career that it terrified me. I had no idea what it...

Successfully Photographing Children

by Beverly Walden, M. Photog.Cr. We have been photographing children for nearly three decades. I can remember only a handful of times we have had to re-shoot any children’s sessions because we...

Food Photography

by Bill Hedrick It’s always been a mystery to me as to why experienced photographers who have mastered the art of lighting are so reluctant to photograph food or other table-top commercial...