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...

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...

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...

Why Size Really Doesn’t Matter When Photographing Women

by Jen Rozenbaum, Texas School Instructor Photographers often ask me how I pose women who are curvy, short, skinny, older, etc. My answer is always...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

Never Say Never

The Phyllis Kuykendall Story by Steve Kozak Phyllis Kuykendall never intended to be a professional photographer. She still has old family photos of herself with a...