Remote Cameras: They’re Not Just for Sports Photography

by Bob Davis, Texas School Instructor As a visual storyteller, I’m always seeking unique ways to tell the story that is being photographed. My background...

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...

Using Layers to Infuse a Sense of Place

by Jackie Kramer, Texas School Instructor “An imaginative photographer maintains his sense of wonder, imagination and curiosity always going hand in hand… And it is he,...

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...

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...

ESP: Expression Sells Photographs

Think like a customer… when you see a photo you are in, what do you do? You look at yourself. You analyze what you...

Dog Posing Made Easy

by Margaret Bryant, Texas School Instructor When it comes to posing people, there are some “rules” that photographers usually follow. Examples of the rules are:...

Artistic Images Using Blending Modes

by Bob Coates, Texas School Instructor I found my inspiration through the photographic artistry of Jim DiVitale, Julianne Kost and Thom Rouse, among others. They...

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...

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...