3 Things Every Headshot Photographer Needs to Do Right Now

As far as my group of photographer friends go, I’m an oddity. Our studio operates 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, with no holidays and very little emotion. Specializing in portraits and commercial photography has its advantages. No babies in buckets, no couches in the fields, no wedding weekends. That said, I’ve often lamented the … Read more

Six Reasons Your Photogrpahy Website Is Not Converting Clients

Building a website that helps potential customers choose you over others isn’t always an intuitive process. Here are six ways to update your website. There are different categories of online presence, and each serves its own purpose. If you have a large following on social media, even if you book clients through social media, it … Read more

Sony’s Camera Messaging is Often Confusing, Cluttered, and Inconsistent

Last week Sony announced a new camera, and watching marketing videos produced by the company contrasting with the target user I was told it was, I found myself quite confused. You see, Sony let us and many other journalists and YouTubers know about the FX30 in the days leading up to its official announcement. During … Read more

DxO Adds Powerful New Tools To PhotoLab 6 and ViewPoint 4

DxO has announced updates to its PhotoLab 6 and Viewpoint 4 software packages adding features powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and new tools for photographers. PhotoLab 6 adds powerful new artificial intelligence (AI) technology to its denoising, advanced color management, improved retouching tools and several enhancements to its library system, while ViewPoint 4 adds a … Read more

Laowa 58mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Review: Impressive, Affordable, Versatile

On the heels of the 90mm f/2.8 2x Macro APO Lens, Venus Optics has released another Laowa macro lens for mirrorless cameras in the 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO, which is arguably more versatile and therefore more attractive to general shooters. . Although similar in design and functionality to the 90mm version, the wider … Read more

Combined Power: Chandra’s X-Ray Data Added to James Webb’s Photos

X-ray data from NASA’s Chandra Observatory has been combined with infrared data captured by the James Webb Space Telescope to create new composites that make the most of each other’s data-gathering capabilities. The Chandra Observatory says the combination of data underscores that the power of one of NASA’s telescopes is only enhanced when paired with … Read more