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Successfully Photographing Children

by Beverly Walden, M. Photog.Cr. We have been photographing children for nearly three decades. I can remember only a handful of times we have had...

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...

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...

Fun With Food Photography

Fresh Grapes with Cyanoacryalte and Antiperspirant Glaze. . . Served with a side order of cosmetic sponges and glycerin, right? Not exactly a typical...

Using Off-Camera Flash Creatively

Although I have been using OCF (off-camera flash) for many years, there was a time in the beginning of my career that it terrified...

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...

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...

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...

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...