Don’t miss tomorrow’s Google Hangout. The event is Monday, June 30, 2014.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to It starts at 3PM Eastern/Noon Pacific. Join Skip Cohen, Richard Harrington, and Guest Matthew Jordan Smith. They’ll explore practical advice for professional and semiprofessional photographers to help with the challenges in running a modern photo business. This Google […]

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“Still images can be moving and moving images can be still. Both meet within soundscapes”

- Chien-Chi Chang


If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.

Eve Arnold



Guest post by John Van Steenburg In my last post we discussed “Knowledge + Action = Profit” and now lets look at four key areas of every business and see if we can know what we need to know (or need to rethink our assumptions) to identify a good idea, create an action plan and move on […]

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Had your eye on a certain piece of glass for a while? Then take advantage of our partner’s best discount of the summer. For one week only, save 25% on any one item rented. Rent your favorite gear at and be sure to use the promo code: 5DAYSALE To qualify: Order must be placed by 11:59 […]

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Editor’s Note:  This is a guest post from Anup Ghimire. Dodging and burning is one of the most confused and highly underestimated techniques in Photoshop. There are lots of ways you can dodge and burn in Photoshop. Dodging and burning can help your image pop or make your photograph look more distinct and dynamic. Dodging […]

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Roger Cicala from I doubt any of you remember it, but 1995 was the coming out party for Digital SLRs. There had been digital cameras before then. There had even been digital SLR cameras of a sort – modified cameras tethered to a hard drive — […]

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