Want To Be A Better Photographer?

Oct 11

Want To Be A Better Photographer?

Are you trying to get your photography skills to the next level?  If not, you should be!  The advances in photographic technology have been incredible over the past decade, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be improving your skills along with them.  A combination of working Photoshop skills and a willingness to stretch your creativity are required...

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The Fatal Flaw Of Photography Websites

Sep 27

The Fatal Flaw Of Photography Websites

Is your website helping your business or hurting you?  Could it be bringing in even more clients than it is now? One of the things I like most about speaking at photography conventions is getting to meet photographers all across the U.S.   The crowd usually has everything from seasoned veterans to brand-new beginners.  By the end of the convention, I’ve...

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Broaden Your Photography Horizons

Sep 02

Broaden Your Photography Horizons

As artists, we are always looking to grow.  It is a constant struggle to find new sources of inspiration and flashed of creative genius.  I’m a big believer that you have to feed your creativity by soaking up as much art as you can – everything from photographs and paintings to a a great movie or interesting book.  By training your brain to recognize...

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Finding Inspiration for Photography

Aug 09

Finding Inspiration for Photography

Photography has always been both a science and an art.  You have to have at least a little bit of both the technical skills and the artistic skills. It is easy to improve your technical skills.  You can research new techniques online, buy a few books on exposure – heck, you could even spend an afternoon reading over that 300 page manual that came with your...

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The Oasis

Jun 30

The Oasis

Over the next few weeks, I wanted to share a few of the images that I entered at this summer’s International Photographic Competition.  I will try and provide a little background on the images, as well as talk about how they were created. First up is an image called The Oasis. I created this shot of Central Park while vacationing in New York.  I’ve...

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Print Competition: Know Your Audience

May 23

Print Competition: Know Your Audience

I had the honor of judging a print competition in Austin last weekend and it reminded me of a big factor in entering print competition:  know your audience. Print competition is a little like advertising – you are competing for impact, which means you need your work to stand out from a large field of images.  To increase your odds of this, you need to know...

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