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5 Ways that Fear Inhibits Your Photography

For starters, this is not your typical ‘how to improve a specific thing in your photography’ type of article.  I do feel strongly, however, that this topic is one that is very important for creatives of all sorts to wrestle with, so I decided to go out on a limb, and share an experience from a few weeks ago where …

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The Photographer’s Guide to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is an absolute treasure trove of photography locations! The city is probably best known as the location of Independence Hall and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. There is in fact a vast number of historically significant places which have been beautifully maintained, preserved or rebuilt. The city also boasts some incredible arts and culture venues, and a …

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Photographers Virtual Assistant

What benefits does a VA bring? As every experienced photographer knows, the only way to make a living is having the opportunity to take photos. If you’re too busy answering questions, scheduling or handling billing, that time is eaten up so quickly. Have you ever sat down to design an album, or plan a family session, or been on your …

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Color Perfect: Xrite ColorChecker Passport

Xrite ColorChecker Passport: Your search for perfect color ends here! You have probably been around digital photography long enough to have heard how vital it is to have a properly calibrated display. But just how accurate are your colors from your camera? There are no set standards for what actually is RED, GREEN, BLUE, YELLOW, PURPLE, etc in modern digital …

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Creating a Good Sports Composite

The majority of photographers will not have to worry about making a composite image but anyone who gets into Team and Individual or commercial work will at some point need to create a composite image.  A composite image is any image where the final outcome is a single image made from multiple images. In sports this is typically for team …

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Post Processing Tips for Team and Individual Photography Sessions

So many articles about post processing of high volume of images are based on Wedding photography.  After all by the time you shoot a wedding, get the group shots and a few hours of reception shots can add up to 1000’s of images to cull.  The post processing of Team and Individual (T&I) sessions is similar but has it’s own …