I’m a sucker for great photographs of people doing things I don’t have the guts to do. As proof, I buy the photo annuals of mags like Snowboarder and Surfer. Yesterday, the March-April, 2012 issue of Sierra Magazine landed in my mailbox. In it, I found an insightful article by Jonathan Thesenga (former editor-in-chief [...]
The next three months offers a wide range of photo expos, festivals, and conferences. Here’s a quick survey of eight of the larger events.
PhotoPro Expo – Feb. 2-5, Cincinnati, OH This has to be the greatest value of all the winter events. $159 gets you 16 speakers, including Yours Truly. I’ll be [...]
If you are a student of light, then consider Joe McNally‘s new book Sketching Light to be a must-read. Sitting down with Sketching Light is like sitting down for a beer with Joe as he talks you through his favorite pix in a photo album. [...]
I’ve been an avid client of BorrowLenses.com for the past two years. When I need gear for a project, BL is my go-to rental house. [I'll share thoughts on why I often rent rather than buy in a future post.]
Recently BL launched a blog that covers gear, techniques, and photographers. I’m honored [...]
Like millions at this moment, I’ve just heard that Steve Jobs passed on this afternoon. I’ve been a Mac user for 25 years. Thank you, Steve for your commitment to creativity, innovation, and leadership. You changed my life. You changed the world. Both for the better.
I’m still abuzz about the great week I spent at Maine Media Workshops teaching my ‘Canon Speedlites Demystified‘ workshop. There’s no better way to show the success of the class than to share a collection of my students’ work. So click through to meet the gang one by one. [...]
Photography comes in many forms. You may think of yourself as a wedding shooter, a landscape photographer, or a photojournalist. Regardless of your approach, it is always good to cross-pollinate with the ideas of other photographers. Here is a collection of eleven photographers I admire — virtually all of whom are recognized as fine art [...]
The journey to becoming a photographer means that you spend time with other photographers. In today’s digital world, spending time does not necessarily mean “to be in the presence of” — although that is always best. Here are videos of twelve photographers; all of whom I admire for their images, all of whom have influenced [...]
There are only a handful of perks in running a blog. Often it’s like driving in a snowstorm… you hope that one of those markers comes along to prove that you’re still on the road. One of those markers just passed – a month shy of our first anniversary. PixSylated is [...]
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