The Road To Creative Choices

Have you ever sat on a photo for a while? I mean a long while before you’re willing to post. You’re just not sure. You’re stuck on deciding whether the exposure is just right, or whether a FJ Neo 100% color ratio with 100% grain size at 35mm FullAP will work perfectly? Will this be […]

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How I’m Ensuring That 2017 Beats My Record Year Last Year

Previously I talked about the 5 biggest things I did in 2016 to make it my biggest year. Now that we’re well into 2017, it’s time to look at the ways I’m ensuring that my photography business continues to grow and improves on the success of 2016. To some extent that’s simply going to be […]

Wake-Up From Your Data Storage Nightmare (Part 1)

A Quick History Lesson One of the challenges faced by the early pioneers of photography was permanently fixing an image so that it wouldn’t disappear. In the 1830s, English polymath and scientist Sir John Herschel discovered the answer: a chemical called sodium thiosulfate, often referred to as hypo after its original name hyposulphite of soda. […]

How Photographers Should Use Social Media

Let’s see if we can put this together in a single sentence … “If you want to run a photography business most of your time will be spent marketing, not taking pictures.” That said, marketing costs money, but it doesn’t have to cost you a 3rd mortgage. With all these social media sites available these […]

The 2017 XEQUALS Field Guide

Last year, we asked an important question: Take a moment to think about your passion, your creative spark, your inner light that drives you to create, and pair that with the unique perspective that already exists within you. As creatives ourselves, this sort of inward thinking is meant to elicit a deeper meaning for your […]