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...

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...

Creative Problem Solving

Creativity is problem solving. We often think of creativity as thinking outside the box – but I flip that, describing it as thinking inside...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Fine Art Portrait Session

  by Bill Hedrick If you’re ever in the Long Beach, California, area and happen to visit the scenic Shoreline Village at Rainbow Harbor, you owe...

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...