iPad, iPhone, i’M an iReady Photographer

As digital photography went from a revolution to an evolution, so has many things in life, from reading books on an Amzon.com Kindle to using a GPS app on your iPhone—and technology isn’t slowing down. You can order pizzas online and even find long, lost friends on...

RAW verses JPG is Not The Problem

Like most photography forums, the questions always arises, “RAW or JPG?”  Problem is, many participating in the forum threads don’t understand the “RAW” concept itself—but the arguments follow like MAC verses Windows (Notice I didn’t say PC, PC...

Adobe Photoshop Hits 20!

  While many photographers of today were just infants in diapers twenty years ago when Adobe Photoshop version 1.0 was introduce, I still remember, back in my military days, when there were no bells and whistles with Photoshop,, it was merely a software tool targeted...

Lenses and Form

Often I’m asked from photographers at my workshops, “Which lens do I use?”  The answer is simple, “The right lens for the right image.”  Like all lenses in your photography gearbox, lenses are just another tool we use to create what we see, feel and capture, in a...

The Aperture is Forgotten

As an instructor of over 400 photography workshops, lectures and seminars for almost eleven years, I’ve witnessed a practically unanimous change from film photography to digital photography as the choice of the image capture medium. Rarely do I see a roll of film or...

The Need to Release, Models

The need for model releases are often brought up in Internet forums, and unfortunately information on model releases on the Internet are often misleading, especially on model and photographer Internet forums.  This often makes me wonder, how some photographers and...

Prime or Zoom Photography Lenses?

Often I’m asked, “What lens do you prefer to use, a prime or zoom?” My response is usually the lens that best suits my needs, however, I prefer prime lenses. A prime lens is a fixed-focal length lens, usually with less elements inside as it only serves one...