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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...