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Do you ban guests from bringing cameras to a wedding? In the last few years I’ve noticed more and more photographers that I’ve worked with are asking couples to not allow guests to bring cameras or other devices. Seriously, holding a regular sized iPad to take pictures or video just looks silly. Recently at my […]

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Online piracy is hurting the photo and video industry. The problem is that the people who should care the most are often the worst offenders. Why Do I Care? I’ve often been told that piracy helps sales.  I can tell you from first hand experience this isn’t true.  I’ve had numerous books, online classes, and […]

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Videos slideshows are a powerful way to show pictures, and I think Instagram offers a unique opportunity. The thing is, my clients love to watch a slideshow of themselves, but few other people are willing to watch a long slideshow these days. Instagram has a 15 seconds limit on slideshows, though, and that’s just about […]

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Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Tuesday, May 26, 2015.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe. It starts at 2PM Eastern/11AM Pacific.  Note: We’ll be giving away a copy of the Adobe Creative Cloud for Photographers Plan to one lucky winner who’s in attendance.  You must attend the live hangout in order to win. […]

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Looking back on the last 12 years of being in the wedding business, one of the standout business practices I can see that I have developed is that of the site visit. In the beginning, I did it purely because I was new and hadn’t been to any venues. As time went on though, it […]

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This week’s podcast will work both sides of your brain.  Take a deep dive into the new Lightroom update with Adobe product manager Sharad Mangalick.  Then we’ll catch up with photo educator Steve Saporito for some tips on understanding clients and connecting with your subject.
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Note: We’ve got two hangouts this week Thursday — Lightroom and Business. Make it a double learning day. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Thursday, May 30, 2015.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to SongFreedom and Drobo. It starts at 1PM Eastern/10AM Pacific.  Join Skip Cohen and Richard Harrington and special guest Adam Sherwin of Resource Magazine. Adam Sherwin is one of those fortunate […]

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