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Advanced Camera Technique

Trust our professional tips for using a digital camera to take your images to the next level. Our advanced digital camera techniques cover a wide range of topics to help you get the most out of your setup.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Shooting For Post

How to be an efficient photographer by shooting with the Photoshop work in mind

Shooting For PostUsually, blowing off details when you shoot because you know you can fix them in Photoshop isn't a good idea, and often it's not as possible or as easy as you think. However, making images around a concept that uses Photoshop to pull it off is a great way to work.   Read More...

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

The Art & Craft Of Modern Storytelling

How to make a compelling photo essay in the Internet age

The Art & Craft Of Modern StorytellingThe photo essay came of age in the heyday of the large-circulation, general-interest print magazines.  Read More...

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The Biggest Shoot Of Your Life

For a young professional, building your book is a daunting task. Here’s how Rachel Whaley, a 21-year-old, California-based professional, planned and executed a high-concept, multiday spec shoot.

The Biggest Shoot Of Your LifeThere are many differences between the way a professional photographer works and the way an amateur works, but the biggest of them can be callously summed up by money because quality costs money.  Read More...

Tuesday, April 26, 2011


Niche markets can be lucrative, and enterprising photographers can find opportunity and inspiration in the clouds

Air-To-AirPut several airplanes in the air, separated by only a wingspan, flying as fast as 150 knots and as low as 1,000 feet over unforgiving terrain, with roaring engines, a glaring sun and jarring wake turbulence—serenity probably isn’t what comes to mind.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Using Lens Profiles

Correct a variety of distortions with Adobe’s extensive database of lens information

Using Lens Profiles 

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Take A Bite

Adding food photography to your repertoire can boost your marketability. Lou Manna literally wrote the book on how to do it.

Take A BiteIn this excerpt from the book, you can get helpful tips on some of the most important aspects of this specialized class of image-making.   Read More...

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Wet-Plate Digital?

In a world of megapixels, bit depths and color spaces, Jody Dole is making art by mixing current photo technology with the state of the art from 1860

Wet-Plate Digital?It was sometime during the ’80s, with electronic imaging evolving, when I heard about a photographer named Jody Dole, who was doing interesting things with imaging software and Iris printers.  Read More...

Tuesday, June 8, 2010


A photographer who can deliver a still shoot and a video shoot simultaneously is a photographer who’s in demand and commanding a high fee. Michael Grecco is doing it and putting HD DSLR technology to the test as he works his multifaceted magic.

Hybridized!Though known for his dynamic celebrity portraiture, Michael Grecco is no stranger to the motion-picture world.  Read More...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Digital Manipulation And The Flair Of Subtlety

As digital photography struggles for legitimacy in the fine-art world, we examine the role of image manipulation to evoke an emotional response from your audience

Digital Manipulation And The Flair Of SubtletyDigital photography has transformed the fine-art world.  Read More...


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