Being an artist means: you’re doing human, generous work, that might not work, that changes someone else for the better. Those are the four elements.

Seth Godin


This week’s podcast interviews photographer Chris Smith.   Chris is a Chicago based photographer and an expert and understanding light.   Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Chris Smith Chris Smith is a Chicago photographer who splits his time between being a high school physics teacher.  Chris’s […]

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Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference
― Robert Frank


We’ve featured Glove and Boots on Photofocus once before. Their Vertical Video Syndrome PSA is a classic. They’re also done a Photoshop tutorial that’s absolutely crazy (but mostly accurate).  Enjoy a little light-hearted humor. They even offer downloads to follow along. This Post Sponsored by: Drobo. A family of Safe, Simple, and Expandable storage systems for […]

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This is a guest post by wedding cinematographer Ray Roman, but it applies to all photographers.  Ray’s currently on tour helping photographers expand their job opportunities by adding video. In our industry, every client is angling for a deal. How do you create lasting memories for your newlyweds without putting a hole in your own pocket? […]

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We’d like to know our readers a bit better.  Please let us know which camera brand you plan to buy next.  We don’t want to know what you’re shooting with now, but what camera you plan to add to your collection next.  This will help our writers choose which stories to write about.   This […]

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Being a photographer is making people look at what I want them to look at.

– Ruth Orkin