Category Archives: Technical

Think Professional Photographers Just Snap A Shot??

Staying on top of developments is key to creative businesses In June I posted about “The Tools I Use”.   Among the tools shown were the Godox battery powered studio-type lights.  I have a range of these from an on-camera flash or speed light, the V860 MKII, on up through multiple copies of their AD100, AD200,...

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THE TOOLS I USE

When I started the journey to becoming a professional photographer, like most of us, I started with the cameras and lenses I owned as a hobbyist.  Nearly 38 years into this lovely profession later, the tools I use do the same exact functions now as then…Oh, I might be using digital cameras instead of film...

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Project Management and Photography

There have been many interesting assignments arising out of my work in commercial and advertising photography.  With over 30 years at this, big projects have been part and parcel of what I enjoy.  That includes having built 6 foot wide by 20 feet long running water streams in my studio, constructing and painting sets,  receiving...

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Headshots on Location

The Challenge The occasion was a new partner at a chiropractic office who needed to have location photos taken.  These needed to match the existing motif for the office’s website.  This can be a challenge.  For starters, the original photographer and I may not approach photography the same way, let alone the questions as to...

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Combat Photography, Gettysburg to Afghanistan

Yesterday, Sunday Aug 11, I missed photographing the flowers at my daughter’s farm market booth, which I almost never miss.  Why did I? Because this event was taking place in Gettysburg. As a professional photographer and a student of American history, I can’t express how much I appreciated it.  War Photography has evolved radically since...

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