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What does AI mean for portrait photographers?
All the big players in photography software are leaning heavily into artificial intelligence technology. As a family and wedding photographer,...
How artificial intelligence helps to fix a photographer’s most precious commodity
When you think of artificial intelligence, you may think of a robotic dystopian future or the exceedingly long movie from...
Is processing cheating?
"The camera cannot lie." Near the beginning of photography, this often said in magazines and elsewhere. But is it true?...
Lightroom is a Toyota minivan
I've used every version of Lightroom. I can't imagine how I could have built a business without it. I spend...
What could the future of photography look like
People aspire to performing their dream jobs quickly. But will the window of opportunity still exist? The window to becoming...
Why I refuse to shoot weddings
I frequently get asked if I do photograph weddings ... I answer with a resounding NO! Why, you might ask?...
Adobe’s recent gaffe with Lightroom shows why cloud storage can’t be the only storage
One of my biggest complaints about the new Lightroom, since day one, is that you can't store your catalog of...
No, not all your images need that creamy bokeh look
Bokeh has been exploding in popularity left, right and center. Everyone wants that creamy bokeh look on their photos. What...
What? You don’t edit your photos?! A case for not editing your photos
“What? You don’t edit your photos?!” Only a biased photographer would say that. I think it's fine to not edit...
Why EXIF data isn’t that important
In today’s article, I'm going to discuss why EXIF information is not that important. Before I do that, let's discuss...
Would you dare to deliver images to a paying client that were straight out of camera?
Who doesn't edit their images today? Straight out of camera images are irrelevant! There — I said it because it's true....
Why the micro four-thirds format is still solid
Even in this day and age I am hearing from some photographers that the micro four-thirds format is not good...

What does AI mean for portrait photographers?

All the big players in photography software are leaning heavily into artificial intelligence technology. As a family and wedding photographer, tech that helps me cut down on repetitive and boring tasks is a welcome prospect. Adobe’s AI engine, Sensei, reportedly

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Is processing cheating?

“The camera cannot lie.” Near the beginning of photography, this often said in magazines and elsewhere. But is it true? And what role does processing take in this? What is purity? There is this almost purist sort of bent among

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Lightroom is a Toyota minivan

I’ve used every version of Lightroom. I can’t imagine how I could have built a business without it. I spend more time with Lightroom than I do with my wife. I love it. I hate it. Utility Whether you use

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What could the future of photography look like

People aspire to performing their dream jobs quickly. But will the window of opportunity still exist? The window to becoming a photographer is rapidly closing unless you put in hard work to master the basics and your future niche. Let

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Why I refuse to shoot weddings

I frequently get asked if I do photograph weddings … I answer with a resounding NO! Why, you might ask? It boils down to stress — I just don’t need it. I photographed one wedding and it was a headache

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Why EXIF data isn’t that important

In today’s article, I’m going to discuss why EXIF information is not that important. Before I do that, let’s discuss what EXIF is. What is it, and why do people think it is important? EXIF is an abbreviation that stands

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Lightroom is a Toyota minivan

I’ve used every version of Lightroom. I can’t imagine how I could have built a business without it. I spend more time with Lightroom than I do with my wife. I love it. I hate it. Utility Whether you use

Read More

What could the future of photography look like

People aspire to performing their dream jobs quickly. But will the window of opportunity still exist? The window to becoming a photographer is rapidly closing unless you put in hard work to master the basics and your future niche. Let

Read More

Why I refuse to shoot weddings

I frequently get asked if I do photograph weddings … I answer with a resounding NO! Why, you might ask? It boils down to stress — I just don’t need it. I photographed one wedding and it was a headache

Read More

Why EXIF data isn’t that important

In today’s article, I’m going to discuss why EXIF information is not that important. Before I do that, let’s discuss what EXIF is. What is it, and why do people think it is important? EXIF is an abbreviation that stands

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Should you become a professional photographer?

Perhaps you have been photographing for a while. Regardless of the genre, you’re quite good, everyone around you thinks so (and not just your mom and partner/spouse, they don’t tend to be impartial). Maybe it’s time to take the show

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Why should you use a DSLR in 2020?

Mirrorless cameras are the future. Most companies are releasing mirrorless cameras, and many are filled with amazing tech. So what reasons would there be to still use a DSLR? Turns out there’s a few. And not to worry, this is

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