Guest Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter You know how it goes: The Art Director says, “I know you can photograph right-handed baseball players but can you photograph left-handed ones?” An unfortunate reality of the photography business is that you have to constantly prove to potential buyers that you can […]

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NOTE: This is a guest post by Ray Carcases – http://www.lisacarcases.com – Follow Ray on Twitter UPDATE: According to this link http://brettmaxwellphoto.com/ipadsortorder/ you can indeed sort iPad images if you use Windows. Warning: This post is really for other photographers who want to use the iPad but want to have some type of method to […]

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It’s right up there with “What camera should I buy?” People constantly ask me questions about their portfolio. How many images? What sort of pictures? What type of presentation? Unfortunately, there’s no EASY button to press that will yield you the perfect portfolio. You may actually have to put some thought into it :) Here […]

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ShowYourBestWork

Every photographer takes bad photos. Even the big-time pros don’t get every shot perfectly composed, lit, and in-focus; it usually takes a few bad shots to get one good photo. The thing to understand is that part of becoming a great photographer means learning how to pick out your best images and knowing what to […]

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1. Photograph something unique; something you’ve never photographed before. 2. Photograph something inspirational; something that makes you want to do better, be better or hope for better. 3. Photograph something that makes you smile; it will probably make someone else smile too. 4. Photograph something controversial; if it’s controversial, it will cause people to react. […]

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A future senior :) I got an email from an old student – well she is not old – but she studied with me a while ago. She now runs a successful portrait business and is getting ready to create a display of her work with high school seniors in her new studio. She wanted […]

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Since purchasing my iPhone the day it launched, I’ve shown my portfolio to more people than I did the ten years before that date. It’s amazing to me how much this has changed the way I show my work. In the old days, I’d spend literally hundreds of dollars (those are old days dollars mind […]

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