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...

LATE BLOOMER

by Bill Hedrick From the time Karen Butts could hold a crayon, she wanted to be an artist. “I loved looking at pretty pictures and playing with crayons and paints. Being creative...

Add A Little Color

It’s Easier Than You Think! by Jamie Hayes It’s summer time again and a great time to market and create beautiful outdoor portraits. We find that our sales are higher from our...

MY 366 PROJECT: A Daily Dose of Inspiration

by Teri Whittaker, M.Photo.Cr, CPP Unlike some other photographers with a background in fine arts, I never had the privilege of studying art history in college. So, whenever I attended a photography...

The Elements of Inspiration

by Martin Grahame-Dunn FMPA, FRSA, QEP, Hon.FMPA London, England If one were to ask what the roots of photography were, I am sure we would receive a wealth of answers all to do with light...

Loving Every Minute Of It

Loving Every Minute Of It Auto Focus Life by Jeffrey Eatley From the moment I laid my eyes on my first digital camera, I knew that I would be photographing cars. My love for...

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...

The Smart Phone Road Trip

By Russell A. Graves I love road trips. For the past two decades, I’ve made a living as a professional writer and photographer traveling backroads in search of great stories to tell....

The Oregon Coast

Landscape photography has brought an incredible amount of discovery to my life. It has fueled a passion for further exploration of the beauty of grandeur of landscapes I have yet to...