Photo Tip Tuesday

Photo Tip Tuesday – How to capture your model

Many times, when models step in front of a camera, there is some nervousness & trepidation. If your subject seems a bit tense at the start of your session, try the following tips to loosen them up and create natural looking images. Posture & angles Ask your model to elongate their neck while tilting their… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – How to capture your model

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing same sex couples

Recently, there was a big change in the way the United States handles LGBTQ individuals. This Pride month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that bars employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. It is a large win for the community and comes less than 16 years after same-gender marriage became… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing same sex couples

Photo Tip Tuesday, Photojournalism

Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing protests & riots

The recent murder of George Floyd - and the subsequent protests that have followed - has been an emotional moment in history. Personally, I practiced the importance of photographing these moments during my time at CNN during which I won a Peabody Award for coverage of the Arab Spring Uprising, as well as several Black… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing protests & riots

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Photographing quiet areas

In several areas around the country, many people gathered in crowded areas to celebrate Memorial Day this past weekend. If you were one of these attendees - or if you live in a densely populated area - you probably want to get away from the crowded areas for a bit. If you're a street photographer,… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Photographing quiet areas

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Drone photography & cinematography

Drone photography & cinematography has grown in popularity over the past few years. Aside from providing photographers & cinematographers the option of capturing photos & videos from extraordinary vantage points, drone photography & cinematography offers more versatility for professional use. Photographers are now able to incorporate aerial photography into their services, allowing them to provide… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Drone photography & cinematography

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Travel photography checklist

With stay-at-home orders being lifted throughout the country and around the world, many people are planning summer trips. If cabin fever has taken hold and you're ready to hit the road again, here are some tips on equipment you should pack for your upcoming travels. Camera bodies Try to travel with a minimum of two… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Travel photography checklist

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Real estate photography

Although stay-at-home orders are ending in many states, several areas are still asking residents to shelter-in-place. If you are still being asked to stay at home, or if you want to try a different photography style, you may want to give real estate photography a try. You can use your own home as a canvas… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Real estate photography

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Photo projects to do at home

While you may feel like you are stuck at home due to shelter-in-place orders, you can actually use this time to think outside of the photographic box while staying inside your inhabited box. Check out some ideas below for photo projects you can do at home! Self-portrait We all take selfies, but there’s something to… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Photo projects to do at home

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Cleaning your camera lens at home

Dust happens, smudges happen, and you eventually have to make peace with the fact it’s going to end up on your lenses. Of course, many other substances like oils from your fingers, the elements, food, or whatever you pick up while outside may eventually find its way onto your gear as well. In the event… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Cleaning your camera lens at home