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The If / Then Christmas List for Photographers

No one is more obsessed with gadgets and gear in general than photographers and it’s around this time of year that thoughts turn to wish lists. So I thought I’d put together a different kind of list than the usual “what to get for a shutterbug” list. With my list, what you should get depends…


To Post or Not to Post

I’m referring, of course to post processing and the heated discussions going on between photographers on how much, if any, post processing is acceptable if we are to remain true to our craft. At one extreme, we have the purists who, like in the days of Kodachrome 64, believe that, since the image captured represents…


Successful Location Portraits – Keep it Simple

I recently had occasion to shoot a couple of location portraits for very different clients and thought I’d share my approach in terms of preparation, gear and execution. First things first. By location portrait, I mean away from the studio – usually at the client’s home, office or at a venue. Most of the time,…