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Photographers giving back:)

I am so pleased to announce the opportunity to give back as a photographer, Moment by Moment is a 501(c)3 non -profit, established in August of 2005 who’s goal is organizing photographers who wish to donate their time and skill to provide free portraits to families who’s children are battling cancer or other life limiting illnesses as well as the financially and emotionally crippling effects of longer term care....

Personal Style

People don’t watch enough. They think. It’s not the same thing. Henri Cartier-Bresson If you’re like me you spend countless hours looking at photos, studying every printed image as if it holds the secrets to the universe and watching “how to” videos hoping some of it will seep into our brains and turn us into the next great photographer. I’m amazed at how many of us merely copy the styles of...

Portrait Workshop Near Redding, CA

It’s been too long since we have descended upon the north end of Northern California and created an opportunity to fine tune your portrait skills. We are excited to tell you about an opportunity to learn and laugh as we practice the fine craft of portrait photography. During the workshop we will be discussing lighting, posing and exposure as it relates to portraits. The focus will be and creating exciting wedding...

Is an artist ever really starving?

How many times do I convince myself photography as a vocation is supposed to be hard? I mean, come on, I’m just another starving artist… Wait! Hold on! Put on the brakes! This sounds like self loathing to me, the way of the artist may seem strange to most because most artist barely make enough money to just get by. I starting thinking, yes photography does feed my family but it also feeds my soul. Why so many...

Photo Critique

Tonight is my local Photo Club’s first critique Meetup. I have some great info as to how to critique someone else’s work for you to browse over and thought it might be of a benefit to everyone even if you are not planning on attending tonight. It is my opinion that the last two are the most important when it comes to critiquing in a corporate setting. How to critique another photographer? Use a system so...

Another Great Workshop!

I know that I keep saying it, each workshop seems better than the last! What a great day we had yesterday at Sacramento Aviation and a huge thank you to the owner John for allowing us to take over his hanger for the day and create photo magic, and also thank you to Alan who gave up his Saturday to open up for us. If you participated yesterday please place your photos in the flickr group so that we can reward our...

Transform

As I received news today of the death of a co-worker of many years who I believe was only 58 and a veteran of the Viet Nam war serving with the NSA stopping the flow of drugs to our troops. My mind drifted to a video that really touched my a while back. Zach Arias made a video entitled ”Transform” for Scott Kelby’s blog a few years ago and the phrase “we are not curing cancer with a...

Clothing Guide for Great Portraits

Here is a short guide that you can copy, edit, print and handout to your clients before a session. It is very important to let people know what looks good in a portrait, it sure makes our jobs that much easier. Clothing – General Earth tones are best for outdoor portraits. Try to bring at least three changes of clothing. You should have one dressy outfit. Make sure clothing is clean and pressed. Next is...

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