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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...

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...

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...

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...

Enchanted Rock: A Texas Hill Country Adventure

by Alison Carlino, Texas School Instructor Enchanted Rock is a huge pink granite dome that rises 425 feet above Big Sandy Creek near Fredericksburg, Texas....

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...

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...

Follow Your Bliss

CREATE… SIMPLIFY... DO MORE OF WHAT YOU LOVE... DREAM… Decide what you TRULY want to create and then give yourself PERMISSION! There comes a time when...

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...