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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...

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...

Electrical Considerations When Traveling Abroad

As you plan for your international trip, you need to consider the electrical service which may be quite different than that used in the...

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...

Wildlife Photography: Inspiration from Home

My wife and I are lucky enough to travel the world leading wildlife photo tours and safaris, a job and life-style that has us...

Location Lighting… Letting Go

What do weddings, wars, and sunsets have in common? ...fleeting moments. For photographers, however, these offer some of the most stressful conditions under which...

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...

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...

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...

Family Portraits: Becoming a Creative Family Portrait Photographer

by Jason Ulsrud, Texas School Instructor Are you tired of creating the same old boring family portraits as everyone else? Portraits where everyone’s dressed the...