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...

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...

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...

Electrical Considerations When Traveling Abroad

As you plan for your international trip, you need to consider the electrical service which may be quite different than that used in the...

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...

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...

Color Lookup Tables

by Thom Rouse Have you tried the Color Lookup adjustment layers? Although it has been included with Photoshop for some time, it’s one of those...

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...

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...

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...