Behind the Shot: January

Behind the Shot: January
I wonder, sometimes, about the stories behind those “wow” shots we see so commonly displayed in calendars these days. Grant it, not all “calendar” shots are “wow” shots, but having put together my own calendars for about 5 years now, it’s almost habitual to wonder about the truly magnificent ones, letting my mind... Read More »

The Secret to Beautiful Product Photography

The Secret to Beautiful Product Photography
You know a professional product image when you see one. And you probably don’t even contemplate the fact that it’s professionally taken. The professional product photographer has done his job well when viewers think about the beauty or quality of the product, not the beauty or quality of the picture. Product images... Read More »

Need Some Pro Gear?

Need Some Pro Gear?
Greg, a friend of mine, sent me a message letting me know he is selling a lot of his camera gear. I’ve listed out below what he has for sale and a comparison to what is might currently find it for new and used elsewhere. I don’t think you’ll be able to get a better deal. If you are interested in purchasing any of... Read More »

What I Learned From Frans

What I Learned From Frans
I was only able to watch a few hours of the 2-day webinar by Frans Lanting today and yesterday, but I still came away with quite a few things that were very helpful to me. Overall, I was very impressed with Frans’ humble confidence as a presenter, engaging regularity in asking questions, and flowing magnitude of... Read More »

Free, Live Webinar!

Free, Live Webinar!
Can’t beat this! Franz Lanting, a world-renowned wildlife, travel, and landscape photographer from California is offering two full days of free training via live webinar! I’m watching every spare minute I have . . . and I am learning new things almost faster than I can write them down. It’s hosted by... Read More »

Sunset Tonight

Sunset Tonight
It’s not every day that you see a snow-capped mountain in West Virginia, glowing in the rosy light of sunset! I sorta did a double take when I got up for a break and looked out the window after working for a few hours on a design project late this afternoon. The first thing I thought was “Wow, there’s Denali,... Read More »

Confidence in the Chosen Path

Confidence in the Chosen Path
Hi photographers, a company called Inertia Interactive Media Inc. contacted me asking for an image that conveys “Confidence in the Chosen Path.” I’m pulling together my own collection of images to submit, but I thought I would let other photographers join in on the opportunity to also submit some images if you’d... Read More »

Best Shots from Kansas

Best Shots from Kansas
It’s always fun to look at the pictures from the other photographers at the close of any CAPTURE Workshop! I make sure we go around and look through everyone’s top 12 picks sometime on Saturday at the end of the workshop so we can tell stories, share how we found the shots we liked, and recap what we learned and were... Read More »

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