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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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:...

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...