WPPI – Get ready for Las Vegas! from Triple Scoop Music on Vimeo. The new film is an exciting, inside look at what makes WPPI 2015 the photo industry’s must-attend event. Acclaimed Director /Cinematographer Sion Michel and Producer Roy Ashen from Triple Scoop Music (http://triplescoopmusic.com ) explore the incredible mix of acclaimed photographers, top educators […]

For us to maintain our ancestors hard fought and hard-won rights, we need to constantly exercise them to protect us as average citizens or visitors to the USA from wide spread abuse from those in positions of power and authority. But it certainly helps to actually know what your rights as a photographer are first. To help fill that need, above you […]

One of the hardest things most people find to do in the studio is mastering portrait lighting. Many, sadly, feel that unless you have four or five lights in some arcane secret lighting setup, the results aren’t any good. Some people are afraid to try studio lighting in any form, fearing the arcane art is […]

Creating a “Talking Senior Portrait” with Stills and Video from Sekonic on Vimeo. To a school portrait photographer, the very idea of video has to be a scary proposition.  But there is a middle ground.  What I call hybrid storytelling Joe Brady calls a “Talking Senior Portrait.”  What’s the difference?  Very little.  Joe shoots primarily talking senior portraits […]

When I went to school photography education  consisted of a brownie box camera, five rolls of 127 B&W film, five pre-paid Kodak processing mailers, and a teacher/advisor who supervised the yearbook student staff.  “Go out and get us some great pictures!” was about the extent of both the education part of it as well as managements […]