We just released our latest podcast on WeTalkPhoto and the central topic is the reality of being a professional photographer. It's not all glamor and glitz or fame and fortune being a professional. My co-host, Jack Graham, and I discuss the realities of running a successful business as workshop leaders with the mountains of paperwork, … Continue reading Being a Professional Photographer Podcast
Every time I go out, I hope to come back with at least one image that I like. It doesn't have to be a great, epic image that I will hang on the wall....my aspirations aren't that high. I am happy if I have at least one image that I am proud of, that is … Continue reading One Picture Makes the Trip
What is essential to you in your photo bag? That one thing you won't leave home without when you go on a shoot. Is it dependent on what you're going to be shooting or is it just an essential all of the time? Have those "essentials" changed over time for you? As I'm sure … Continue reading Photography Essentials
For t hose of you who don't know, I purchased a Fujifilm GFX50S medium format camera and lenses several months ago. I did an initial Youtube video about my impressions and now I'm back to give some more thoughts to it now that I've spent some time in the field with it. I've continued to … Continue reading Fujifilm GFX50S Medium Format Camera – Update
I still use filters in my photography. I find them indispensable for achieving success in the field and getting the shot as good as possible in camera. That's my goal, to get the shot as good as I possibly can in camera before I approach the digital darkroom. A better quality file at capture means … Continue reading Breakthrough Photography Neutral Density Filters
Do you still use a tripod? That seems to be a more common question these days and it got me thinking about the "lowly" tripod and it's history and how I feel it is still an important aspect of photography. Tripods have been around since the beginning of photography. Back in the day, the cameras … Continue reading Do you Tripod?
Do you ever get in to a creative dead zone where you just don't feel any creative juices flowing in you? Perhaps you don't feel like getting out of bed at oh-dark-thirty to head out for a sunrise, or maybe you don't have the desire to sit inside at the computer and work on any … Continue reading Creative Dead Zone?