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Dodging & Burning, Photoshop Techniques

by Ross Benton, Texas School Instructor Anyone who has ever printed pictures in a darkroom can appreciate how much easier Photoshop has made life for...

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...

The Truth About Natural Light vs. OCF

I have seen many posts on social media and magazine articles about how much better Off-Camera Flash (OCF) is than natural light. Most examples...

Faces of Despair

A lot has been written over the centuries about human compassion. In its broadest terms, compassion is the ability to understand the emotional state...

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...

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...

Why Size Really Doesn’t Matter When Photographing Women

by Jen Rozenbaum, Texas School Instructor Photographers often ask me how I pose women who are curvy, short, skinny, older, etc. My answer is always...

A Photo Excursion On The Dark Side

by Scott Detweiler, Texas School Instructor Most photographers probably dream of working on location in incredible places where one might enounter the occasional giraffe or...

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...

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...