How To Be A Newborn Photographer

If you’re considering newborn photography, it’s probably because you’ve fallen in love with sweet images you’ve seen online, or perhaps you have kids of your own. This guide will help you figure out if newborn photography is right for you, along with some tips to get started. There are two primary kinds of newborn sessions […]

Let’s Stop Telling People They Aren’t Photographers, Mmmkay?

For many, many years I’ve seen something going on in the photography industry that isn’t just mean, it’s plain wrong. Does this sound familiar? “Just because you own a camera doesn’t make you a photographer!” “These newbies buy a camera, start taking lots of photos, and think they’re photographers. They’re not!” “Everyone and their dog […]

7 Things Galen Rowell Can Teach You About Photography

He was a climber. An adventurer. An advocate. An armchair scientist. A writer. An educator. A photographer. Galen Rowell’s unique combination of skills took him around the world, on assignment for organizations like National Geographic, Life, the World Wildlife Fund, and the National Sciences Foundation, to name a few. His impassioned photographs of the natural world […]

Should You Go To Photography School?

Ah, the great question: Do photographers need to go to photography school to be successful? If you’re like me, you’ve wondered about this more than a few times. It’s hard to know which path to take in order to create that photo life of your dreams. So join me in the library and let’s chat […]

7 Things Yousuf Karsh Can Teach You About Photography

You may not know his name, but you’ve seen his work. The images of portrait photographer, Yousuf Karsh, are everywhere. You’ll find them on book jackets, bank notes and postage stamps, and of course, in art galleries and photography books too. Over his 67-year career, Karsh photographed some of the most notable thinkers, artists, entertainers […]

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