Today, the FAA formally announced plans for the registration of small unmanned aircraft (UAS), better known as “drones”. The new laws apply to any UAS weighing more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) and less than 55 pounds (approx. 25 kilograms) including payloads such as on-board cameras. Effective December 21st, all owners of qualifying drones are […]
In a recent Skype chat with photographer Joey Jones, we were casually discussing how he runs his successful portrait photography business. At one point, he casually stated, “The camera is just a tool. It’s what you do with it that counts.” Needless to say, Joey was spot on. It was something I myself had only […]
There are six basic emotions — sadness, surprise, fear, happiness, disgust, anger. Understanding these emotions will help you bring them out in your subjects to create memorable photographs.
Media professionals can all relate to the long production day. Whether you’re a landscape photographer waking up at zero dark thirty to capture the first light or a wedding photographer shooting from bridal prep straight through to the reception, we’ve all had those days. In the video world, I’ve had my share of long production days, especially when they’re back to back.
Your vote matters! At Photofocus we like to know more about our audience so we can create content that helps you. This week we want to know what type of camera will be your next purchase (or at least which one you think or want to buy). This Post Sponsored by: Perfectly Clear for Photoshop or […]
By charging too little or not charging at all for a photoshoot hurt our industry? Let’s explore both sides of the argument and offer solutions that might work for you!
One of the most common posts I see in photography forums and groups are those upset about the prices other photographers are charging. While this may be a bit of a controversial post, I’d like to offer another way to view this oft argued subject. It never fails, after a year or two of charging for […]