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How Does Your Lens Affect Color In Photos?

In Gear by Tracy Munson0 Comments

Have you ever noticed that lens descriptions sometimes refer to the ability to “render color”? I have, and it raised some questions. Isn’t a lens made of glass, and as such, isn’t it clear? How does your lens affect color in photos? Why? Do different lenses actually render color differently? Do more expensive lenses do a better job? Clearly, I …

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7 Interesting Flash Photography Blogs to Follow

In Portrait by Pete LaGregor0 Comments

If you are a portrait photographer and have been relegated to natural light, then flash photography is the best way to take your photography to the next level.  Now there is nothing wrong with natural light, but have total control over the light is an invaluable skill to learn.  So where do you go to learn? Improve Photography You’re already …

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When Do You Need a Model Release? A lawyer answers.

In Portrait by Jim Harmer2 Comments

Most portrait photographers think that to use a photo of a person in a commercial way, they must get a model release; however, this is only partially true.  In actuality, there are a number of situations where someone’s image can be used commercially without a model release, and also some situations where a model release could be needed even if …

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Safety Tips for Photographing a Solar Eclipse

In Landscape/Nature by Kevin D. Jordan0 Comments

A solar eclipse is one of the great spectacles of nature. A total solar eclipse in particular, although brief, could be a once in a lifetime experience for some people, which makes capturing a photo of it all the more enticing. Along with the excitement of experiencing the event, however, comes the need to take a variety of precautions. So, …

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10 Sure-Fire Drone Photography Composition Tips

In Features, Photo Basics by Matt Gavin0 Comments

“Composition IS the masterpiece, lighting is the mood, technique is just the presentation” – Jim Harmer Flying drones, and drone photography are alot of fun, and taking the world by storm.  There is no doubt about it, it’s great to take your drone out and just fly it.  But we’re Photographers, right?  Our purpose for flying camera drones is not …