I watched the Kennedy Center Honors recently. It is an annual event where several iconic artists are recognized for lifetime achievement. The honors are named after President John F. Kennedy. (This is not about politics.) if you are reading this blog it’s highly likely you at least partly support the arts and if you don’t, […]
There has never been a better time to be a photographer than now! The abundance of educational photography content is just a click away on sites such as lynda.com, Photofocus, YouTube, Kelby One, Udemy and many more. We are blessed with photo hosting sites; Flickr, 500px, DeviantArt. Pinterest, Smugmug, who offer great resources for viewing […]
Yes, I know it’s supposed to be “fly safely.” This post is about flying drones safely and what to do when things go awry. It is a story that happened yesterday for me and might possibly happen tomorrow for you. It is a cautionary tale that ended well. Accidents, like the one I am about […]
Huzzah! We’ve closed the books on another year! Most of us find the New Year’s aura to be lovely. The thought of casting off all the bad, reflecting on the good, and rolling with new momentum can be cathartic & energizing. If you’re like me, though, you tend to get a bit overwhelmed. As a […]
I wonder how much talent has evaporated from the world, for lack of ambition to drive it.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson
Recently, we held a Google Hangout to help photographers with New Year’s Resolutions for photographers. This one was filled to the top of ideas to help professional and emerging pro photographers. I know its a good show when even I learn something as the cohost. Have a listen… you can just play it in the […]
Barry Mountford won the November Drobo Featured photo contest and we are thrilled to introduce you to more of his creativity behind the camera. Barry is a Northeast England Photographer/Artist based in Gateshead specialising in unique portraits. We appreciate his ability to create fun expression with images that push the lines of a traditional portrait. […]