Color Lookup Tables

by Thom Rouse Have you tried the Color Lookup adjustment layers? Although it has been included with Photoshop for some time, it’s one of those...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...