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I recently spoke at an ASMP event in Michigan on how photographers could increase their business opportunities as well as expand into video.  The goal was to offer practical advice.  This class is unedited, so you hear the occasional things that go wrong in a live presentation (like people coughing in the audience).  But the […]

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On Friday, September 25th, Apple released the next addition to their industry-shaking smartphone, the iPhone. Customers who were fast enough to preorder either the iPhone 6s and/or the iPhone 6s Plus either queued up in front of their local Apple Store or had a courier deliver their unit(s) to their doors. For the past year, I’ve […]

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JMLS3310

Mirrorless has come a long way since its introduction into the market. With technology advancing and improving so quickly, it is to no surprise that a technology companies, like Samsung, are able to produce amazing photography equipment alongside the other devices they make. Those in the industry aren’t radically surprised by the great mirrorless cameras […]

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When I first started out with photography, natural light was my best friend. I didn’t have money for lights, so I learned to shoot using what was available to me. Shoot after shoot, I’d tuck a little money away into a gear fund to save up for lights.  Natural light can get you pretty far, but […]

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turntablehead

A recent addition to my bag of tricks is a motorized turntable.  This type of product is perfect for creating moving footage of products or detailed items.  This works well for things like product demonstrations, award shows, and marketing videos. In my case the Turntable is from eMotimo and it attaches to the TB3 robotic […]

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contractors

Many photographers are finding their clients asking for video projects.  But video is often a team sport… it takes multiple people to get the job done. Finding other professionals to work with can seem quite daunting at first. This is especially true if you are changing markets or professional focus. It’s important to realize that the […]

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9.5

In this video I show the new and updated features inside of on1’s Perfect Effects version 9.5. Here’s what is covered: Luminosity Mask Line Mask Tool Double-click Chisel and Blur Tools Feather In and Out with Blur Tool Mask Contextual Menu “O” key to toggle mask preview Updates to Borders filter options Improvement to Temperature […]

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