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Weekly Wrap-Up: October 6-12, 2019

The first full week of October kicked off with a bang, with lots of great reviews and educational content from our team. Lauri Novak kicked off the week talking about

Three powerful event photography tips for beginners

(Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome this guest post from Nate Joaquin Torres. Nate is a photographer based in Orange County/Los Angeles who specializes in portrait, lifestyle and event photography. He

Enhancing event images taken at dusk

Just last Friday, I was tasked with capturing Movies on Monroe, a series of events hosted by one of my regular clients, Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. The event starts early

First look at Aircam for event photographers

I met Aircam’s co-founder Evan Rufkin at the 2019 WPPI event in Las Vegas. I interviewed him about a unique tool his company created for event photographers. Imagine photographing an

Being Mobile for Event Photography

As a corporate event photographer, I have a pretty standard setup that I take to each event I photograph. I typically use two lenses — my Panasonic 12-35 f/2.8 (equal

Getting Creative with Event Photography

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to photograph a local event with entrepreneurs from Detroit, who had traveled to Grand Rapids to visit with other “makers” in the

Portrait Tips: 3 Ways To Not Shoot Butts

When you take a street photography class with me, I’ll probably tell you my one rule: No Butts. If you’re photographing butts it means that you’ve either missed the moment

Portrait Tip: Wanna Photograph Kids?

I attended a wedding the other day, and it was beautiful. The weather was great, the decorations were incredible, and it seemed like the whole town turned out in great

Photowalk: Orlando, April 21st, 5:30 pm

We’re at it again. We’re getting together and practicing making pictures. This is a fun time to meet and make photographs and chat and have a fun time. Since we’re

Your Photos Become Their Memories

I’ve been a photographer since college. First, as a hobbyist, taking photos of my friends on my point-and-shoot Canon camera, to remember the memories we were making. It wasn’t until

Minimal Lighting for Funeral Portraits

Funerals are a good time to make family pictures because people who haven’t seen one another in decades are together. You should take advantage of the opportunity. I attended a