3 Lighting Design Insights

3 Lighting Design Insights

Some insights for Photography in a TED talk This wonderful TED presentation about lighting design and the importance of darkness reveals some important insights for photography. Perhaps we should strive to orchestrate darkness rather than light in our images. The...
Natural Light Portrait Workshop in Fort Meyers

Natural Light Portrait Workshop in Fort Meyers

This fun and intensive one-day workshop teaches essential techniques for using natural light in your portraits. Everyone has natural light available, but not necessarily the understanding of how to find it, and manipulate it with reflectors and diffusers to create the...
Fujifilm Meets Pixelstick

Fujifilm Meets Pixelstick

Pixelstick meet Fujifilm… now lets create! While we were on our photo tour of Venice Carnival, Bobbi Lane and I had a great opportunity to test out a prototype of Fujifilm’s new medium format camera, the GFX. I had been planing to create some images using...
Which Lens Do I Get Next?

Which Lens Do I Get Next?

The Quandary of the Most Important Purchase After the Camera The investment in a new camera is really a commitment to an image capture system that includes additional lenses, a speedlight and any number of other accessories. Arguably, the most import decision any...
See Like a Camera!

See Like a Camera!

Don’t just pre-visualize—see the shot! My “Re-Thinking the Raw File Workflow” post stirred up quite a storm of protest from photographers so thoroughly invested in a raw-file workflow that they missed the point of the whole post! So… consider...