Light is ridiculously simple and infinitely complex all at once. It’s like music, take a few notes and you can create a masterpiece. But you need to know where you’re going, what you want to create. In other words, mastery. Learning to “see” the light. Just like learning to play the piano, or the guitar, […]
JOIN US….December 3rd, 9:00PM EST OPEN to everyone….REGISTER HERE Thomas Dodd is a visual artist and photographer based out of Atlanta, Georgia who has developed a style that he calls “painterly photo montage” – a method he employs in editing software in which he crafts elaborately textured pieces that have a very organic and decidedly […]
Family by the falls photo promotion… What is the family by the falls photo promotion you ask? I dunno…I made it up. Last year. And it worked. So, we tweaked, modified and ran it again this year. Kaching. Marketing is all about coming up with offers and creating products that clients want. Products that have […]
“Self-belief is the catalyst for spectacular achievement.” ~Robin Sharma~ My heart was pounding. My legs were like rubber. My brain was exploding in a flurry of stress and fear…all cascading down onto my young fragile and vulnerable soul. I was freaking out in a big way. I tried as best I could to keep up […]
How to brand yourself as artist instead of “photographer” in your market. Marilyn gave us many insightful and practical ideas on branding and growing a business selling photography based art. She showed us how she completely retooled and overhauled her personal website She showed resources that detail where to sell art Quote: “I’d rather compete […]
Let me get straight to the point…..7 mistakes photographers make. 1- Market Too Soon This is a newb mistake. They start doing all sorts of marketing, and spending money on ads and other “magic pill” solutions…..when the truth is….their work is crap. Increase the marketing too fast, and you’re only speeding up the process with […]
Of course, this will work with any brand, Canon, Nikon, or any system that allows high speed synch.The goal is to use flash outdoors in bright light, and set the aperture as wide as possible. This creates a painterly, beautiful soft background with separation and bokeh. Controlling the light is also a benefit by adding […]
A true master of his craft. There is some seriously good stuff in Tim’s presentation. Some serious good stuff here folks. If anyone has any doubts as to what it takes to create beautiful classic portraits and do so successful, Tim sets the record straight.