This article was cowritten with my friend James Ball Three-point lighting is the basic starting point for film and video. It can also be used well as a portrait lighting approach for photography.  What’s ideally happening is that the subject is light in a way that illuminates their face (with one side more dominant) and […]

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LED Lighting is a great way to shoot video and photo projects, but its more expensive than other choices.  Fortunately you can extend the budget and your lights usefulness with some key accessories. In this tutorial, explore some cost-effective options for working with LED lights in your video productions. Watch the follow-up movies within this […]

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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


This is an opinion piece that’s directed to all ages.  Stop looking at your driver’s license or a calendar. Rather start looking to each other to learn and grow. Age is Just a Number I have seen myself go from being an upstart kid to a balding professional.  But I have learned this… age is […]

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The Stylize options in Pixelmator let you manipulate pixels for impact.  You’ll find a wide array of options for enhancing and stylizing your photos. Learn how to add effects and stylize objects and images in this tutorial for visual impact. This tutorial is a single movie from the Up and Running with Pixelmator course by lynda.com author […]

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We’d like to know how you shoot.  Is Raw your thing?  Do you stick with JPEG?  Or maybe you sit on the fence and shoot both.  Let us know you’re workflow and leave a comment below as to why. This Post Sponsored by: Photoshop World. Learn more in 3 days than you have in 3 […]

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Did you miss our last Google Hangout on business?  It was filled with great advice for all photographers (especially wedding and portrait).  Lisa was so helpful and honest with practical advice. On this hangout we’re focused on practical do’s and don’ts to attract new customers to your photography business.  We’ll also shared strategies to develop […]

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