Everyone’s A Photographer

In my kitchen, I’ve got some high-quality cook’s knives, cast iron pots, copper pans, and other gadgets. I know how to use them. I enjoy watching cooking shows and trying new recipes, but so do many other people. Am I a chef? In my office, I’ve got a couple of Moleskins, computers with word processing […]

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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 […]

Mobile Photography Tips For The Curmudgeon

Mobile photography is changing the rules permanently. Smart phone camera users are not limited by the cost of film, the cost of chemicals, or the cost of equipment. Everybody today has a camera (a powerful one) right in their pocket. Don’t let this change in the photography world make you nervous or pass you by. The […]

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 […]