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Portrait Tips: Sculpt a portrait

Making portraits for clients is like competing in the decathlon. You have to be able to shoot movement and groups and individuals and kids and products and available light and

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 13

Learn the exposure triangle. This is true for both photo and video, knowing the exposure triangle is essential to succeeding.  Now I’m not going to go through all the points,

Determining a time-lapse approach

Time-lapses are a great, creative way to bring life to your still photographs. There are different approaches for taking time-lapses. Which one works best for you? In this ThinkTAP Learn

Platypod previews one-of-a-kind ball head

Platypod, maker of the world’s most compact mini tripods, has announced that its coming out with its first ever ball head. The Platyball is a new, revolutionary way to level.

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 8

Going back to the personal side for a moment, exercise six days a week if possible. I recommend doing it first thing in the morning. Exercise solves so many problems. 

Expose to the right

Photography has come a long way, baby! There were rules for properly exposing film. Then digital moved on the scene with new rules. Guess what? The rules have changed …

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 7

When you add power, that’s great, but don’t overbuy. Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS) is a real thing.  Stop gear churn We used to have a person in our office who

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 6

Learn how your computer works and I mean truly understand what you own. I talk to so many people who work creatively who don’t understand their hardware. It’s great to

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 3

I also suggest capturing personal knowledge. There’s a lot of great ideas you have, and you need to save them for those days when you’re feeling a little bit stifled,