hits the airwaves today and with it comes a new option based on the successes of our photo newsletter Online Photo Program – a ! photo critique
Photos are supposed to depict what we see but they cannot show three dimensions.
That’s a problem!
But there are ways to show depth perspective within a photo – and this week we offer photo tips to help you create better photos with depth –
. read the whole article
Photo Perspective - tips on depth
This month we are drawing from the successes of our New option - photo critique!
online photo program – people like the program’s video lessons, notes, feedback from the group but they LOVE the group video critique of member’s photos:
Preview an Online Program critique session from the Online Program’s “Closer” challenge. Directs to YouTube…
So, as an introductory offer we are will critique your newsletter homework through a group critique video for $5. See the newsletter for details.
Ok, I know I said the blog was taking some time off but we wanted to give you a link to our latest Exposed! photo newsletter:
or it could be called: Better Holiday Photos
Avoiding Photo Disasters at family celebrations
Learn from Harry’s Mistakes!
At our little boy’s first birthday party I took some of the worst photos I’ve ever taken.
You see, my wife had asked if I could “just take a few photos as the birthday cake came out” while extended family sang Happy Birthday.
(photo below is from another shoot…) It was a disaster!
Photographing better family photos!
This month’s edition of the Exposed! photo newsletter offers photo tips to help you manage your festive duties, take better photos and avoid common pitfalls…”
Read the rest of the newsletter!
4th annual gift buying guide for your favourite photographer came out this week.
Included are ideas based on:
• What’s hot!
• What’s practical (but less exciting!)
• What’s to be avoided!
gift buying guide and put a smile on your photographer’s face!
And remember, gear alone doesn’t make a better photographer. Skills and good equipment make a good photographer!
Santa and his reindog are watching!
This month we investigate the trillions of photos in the world. The last 10 to 15 years have seen the accessibility of photography boom.
From family snapshots to masterful artwork, photography has blossomed into diverse genres. Where do YOU stand with your camera amongst the barrage of recent photos?
The choices and possibilities have never been greater.
See how you fit in.
candid family portraits
This past hockey season I was asked to replace
Daniel Alfredsson (NHL hockey superstar) in a hockey game.
Sound absurd? Not when you’re under stress.
I’ve seen some stressful situations while working – erm, car engine catching fire on the way to an assignment?!
In this month’s Exposed! photo newsletter we discuss camera confidence, performance anxiety and performing under stress.
Read the article
What’re your best adverse work related stories? Yes, we’d like to hear!
Camera Confidence - working under pressure
This month’s Exposed! newsletter hit the airwaves on Thursday:
“My advice to our photo workshop students is often “Get Closer.” It’s one of the easiest tips to make your photos better.
In this edition of Exposed! we look at getting close, closer and closest…”
Send us your CLOSE pictures. We’d like to post your photos on the blog – the closer the better.
Better photo tips - close but get CLOSER!
Exposed! photo newsletter was sent down the internet to our newsletter recipients. This month we discussed:
Building Better Backgrounds
Reviewing a student’s work recently one thing quickly presented itself – everything was in focus. The main subject and the secondary elements were all sharp, which pulled my eyes from the delicious primary focal element. And that was problematic.
In this month’s Exposed Photo Newsletter we explore the idea that less is lovely, simplicity scores, and fine photos favour finite focal points!”
whole newsletter and watch the video:
And send a big thanks to sponsors of the Exposed!:
And please join us for our Open Doors evening on Wednesday, March 28th from 6-8pm and bring a photo for a free critique at
Ottawa Studio Works - 160 Preston St.
Stop reading. Go and take photos!!! …
And win a photo workshop while you’re at it. See details at the end of the newsletter.
All kinds of people join our
ProProgram looking to start a photo business or improve their photography dramatically over a year. It’s a great year of learning, photo and personal development.
Sometimes, though, I have to tear people away from reading about photography to actually go and practise photography!
So, in this month’s Exposed! photo newsletter –
- we look at the easiest way to get you taking more (and better) pictures. Photos First
Read the whole newsletter (and get a chance at winning a free photo workshop)
Harry says "Get a camera and take more photos!"
I met with two students recently whose goals were to take better photos. “Like these!” they exclaimed as they showed me spectacular photos from a variety of websites. “How do I get photos like those?” they asked.
It takes time and patience.
In this edition of
Exposed! we look at the difference between Holiday Snapshots and Stunning Masterpeices.
Read the whole article.
Hockey Rink - not a snapshot!