This week we catch up with two photographers who share insights into taking your skills to the next level. First, Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington sits down with Joe McNally to talk about passion, photography, and business. Then Robert Vanelli catches up with wedding photographer and director of WPPI Jason Groupp.
With Photoshop World quickly approaching and other conferences creeping up this fall, I want to plant some seeds into your head that hopefully can help you understand the benefit that these types of conferences can have; both personally and for your business. Yes, Photoshop World is a partner and they are dear friends of ours, […]
UPDATE: Nielsen bailed on WPPI as I predicted they would when they bought it two years ago. They sold it and all their tradeshows to an investment company. As I indicated earlier this year, I am going to start laying it all on the line, telling it like it is and that includes discussing things […]
It’s WPPI week here in Vegas. Since I live here now, it’s no big deal for me to head over to the show. My pal Skip Cohen and I taught alongside Michele Celentano at the GoingPro bootcamp on Saturday at the same time WPPI was running their bootcamp. On Sunday, Matthew Jordan Smith and I […]
If the crowds on the show floor and in the classrooms were any indication, the wedding and portrait photography market is alive and well. More than 14,000 photographers attended WPPI’s annual trade show and conference in Las Vegas last week. The classrooms were overflowing with young, eager photographers who wanted to learn anything and all […]
During the 2010 WPPI conference, I helped out and hung out at a photo shoot with Carlos Baez, assisted by Jessica Lark. The shoot involved two professional models and what Carlos calls – “nudeoir.” Carlos presently is one of the best photographers working with the nude form. So it’s no surprise that the workshop filled […]
Carlos Baez is a gifted photographer who does some significant work with nudes. He’s even combined his talents for shooting nudes with weddings. But that’s another story. Some of you may remember that I shot some nudes during the Pictage Partnercon conference at one of Carlos’ Nudeoir workshops. Here’s the link. http://photofocus.com/2009/11/04/use-your-imagination-shooting-outside-your-comfort-zone/ You can also […]