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...

Real Estate Photography

Let’s say that you have been shooting some real estate and you are interested in taking your work to a new level.  I’m sure...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

Standing Out From The Crowd

It’s something we hear all the time. We know it’s essential to our brand. But how exactly do we go about it? The easiest...

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...