Last week I had lunch with wedding photographer
Andrew Van Beek. We talked about what makes a good photographer and what makes a really good photographer great. It’s simple really. And in this edition of Exposed! I share some thoughts.
We also offer some homework to help your photos grow and a $5 critique video session.
Read about a
Photographer’s Greatest Asset.
Stock photography and time
What is the
ONE thing that is of greatest benefit to a photographer?
Any ideas? Let us know!
We share our thoughts (and a chance at a $5 critique) in our
Exposed! photo newsletter coming out this week…
Last month we published our monthly
Exposed! photo newsletter and started offering a critique session for $5 based on the homework from the newsletter.
This week we send out the latest photo newsletter with another opportunity for learning through a critique video –
we continue the introductory critique offer of $5.
Photo Critique VideoWhat does a critique video look like?
… Like the one below from our
Online Program. Their challenge that month was to photograph CLOSER!! to their subject.
Stay tuned. Hone your skills.
This month’s newsletter is about pushing the envelope of your creativity.
And you get a critique for just 5 bucks as we launch the service.
Watch the video critique on Youtube.
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!
Exposed! photo newsletter this month we explore ways to help you stand out from the masses.
I have seen many people embrace photography, develop their creativity and find a new outlet for fun.
With more people, come more challenges. But more than ever people are shooting more of the same things.
One particular challenge is separating yourself and your work from the everyone else’s. Below we explore ways to create some buzz for the work you produce.
In this edition of
Exposed! We challenge you to do something differently!
Read the whole article…
Doing golf shots differently - this shot sold well because it's different than most other golf shots!
Exposed! Photo Newsletter was sent out yesterday to Ottawa and many readers far, far away.
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The recent photography newsletter explores the idea of
decent photos vs spectacular photos encouraging you to expand your creativity.
Want more spectacular? The first step is to
read the article:
Fire Up Your Creativity!
Creative Photo Ideas
September’s Exposed! Newsletter was delivered today.
Ansel Adams, renowned large format landscape photographer, declared “Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.”
Twelve good photos? In one year? That’s not many!
Adams is referring to the slow, methodical style of work that results in his exquisite quality photos. His fine art photos often took weeks or months to develop and execute. Other styles of photography, such as photojournalism, rely on a high quantity of fine photos to portray an event.
High Quantity – Fine Event or Wedding Photos
In this edition of Exposed! we look at these two different styles: aiming for one significant quality photo or shooting a quantity of fine event photos…
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Read the whole article.
High Quality of a Stock or Fine Art Photo
July’s installment of the
Exposed! photo Newsletter merrily flew around the world this morning.
Exposed! Advanced Exposure Techniques
The man ahead of me at the commercial photo lab lamented the dreary weather that caused his dull winter arctic photos. He had shot some beautifully desolate snow scenes.
Sadly, I could see his ‘dull photos caused by dreary weather’ were actually all underexposed.
Accomplished, self taught hobby photographers with years of photo experience often miss learning the intricacies of exposure.
So, in this edition of Exposed! we delve into intricacies and creative opportunities of exposure …
Read the full article
Mastering Creative Exposures