Can I vent for a second about how frustrating it can be to retouch dark circles under the eyes? While I don’t claim to be a master retoucher, I do think I can hold my own, except when it comes to those under eye circles. Matching tonality and texture has always been a difficult task […]
PPE is now owned by Emerald Expositions and after several ownership changes the show seems to have found a stable home. The show was extremely well organized, especially given its size. There were hundreds of exhibitors and an estimated 23,000 photographers attended. There were pre-con photo walks led by some very well-known photographers, plenty of well-attended […]
Wacom announced their new range of entry level Intuos Pen & Touch tablets consisting of four models, find out which one is best for you.
I’ve been a fan of the Lensbaby line of lenses for quite some time. If you’re unfamiliar with the brand, they have a wide collection of manual-focus lenses that introduce blur, distortion, and other elements into your photo. I would say that their main customer is a portrait photographer, but that should not stop any […]
NOTE: Recently at Adobe MAX, all attendees (including me) were given a Fuji X T10 mirrorless camera with an 18-55mm lens. At retail this set up goes for about $1,100 when not on sale. Right now I’m in the market for a new camera. I’m borrowing a Lumix GX7 from a friend and I’ve played with […]
You can look at my work and compare it with the books I’ve read and you’ll probably be able to tell which book I read because it strongly influences my work. Well, even though I just finished Peter Hurley’s book, The Headshot, he has been influencing my work ever since he was featured on Scott Kelby’s […]
If you want to understand lighting – really understand it, prepare for many years of study. Or at least months and you might want to start with Nick Saglimbeni’s Nick Saglimbeni’s Mastering Lighting Volume 1 DVD Tutorial Series. At $150 it isn’t cheap, but it’s much less expensive than the average in-person workshop. Nick is […]