Guest Blog: Child and Family Photographer Tracy Sweeney

Editor’s Note: In honor of Tracy’s new KelbyOne course, Retouching In Lightroom: It’s All In The Details, we’re sharing her September 2020 guest post! FIVE TIPS FOR PRINTING AUTHENTIC MOMENTS IN CHILD PHOTOGRAPHY Well Hello! Tracy Sweeney here, owner/photographer of Elan Studio in Bristol, Rhode Island. I’m thrilled to be back and blogging about an … Read more

Guest Blog: Portrait Photographer Frank Doorhof

Editor’s Note: This was originally published in 2016, and I thought it would be great to share it again with Frank’s latest KelbyOne course! Some time ago I posted this online: When you look at carpenters, you won’t see them mocking each other because of the brand of hammer they use. They know that everything … Read more

Guest Blog: Music Photographer & Podcaster Steve Brazill

On stage at Self Help Festival 2018. Thanks to Adam Elmakias for the photo! What’s the best photo tip you’ve ever received? Hi! My name is Steve Brazill, and I’m a Southern California-based music photographer, and host of the Behind the Shot podcast. I want to start by thanking Scott for reintroducing me. I read … Read more

Guest Blog: Not-A-Football-Action-Photographer Brad Moore

Titans fans receive earmuffs from Ticketmaster and CMT before the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN. If you’ve been browsing Scott’s blog for a long time, you know football is some kind of thing around. With the NFL preseason starting soon, I thought I’d take a … Read more

Guest Blog: Sports Photographer Rob Foldy

Editor’s note: Rob’s latest KelbyOne course, Everyday sports photography with your iPhone brings you closer to the action with your camera phone. This guest post from 2014 covers many photography basics which, in combination with lessons from his class, will lead to some amazing images! Hello everyone, my name is Rob Foldy and I am … Read more

Guest Blog: Choosing Camera Lenses with Entertainment Photographer Brad Moore

Choosing lenses can be confusing with so many things to consider… Focal length, maximum aperture, weight, price, premium vs zoom, etc. I’ll try to break things down as best I can and hopefully give you a better understanding of it all so you can make a more informed decision on what to buy. What do … Read more

Guest Blog: Photojournalist and LIFE Magazine Picture Editor John Loengard

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2010 and has long been one of my favorite articles in this long series of guest blogs. I wanted to share it here again as a reminder that while we’re not all magazine photographers with writers, very often we are our own writers and can improve our … Read more


White Reaper performs at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, USA on June 11, 2017. My last day at Bonnaroo started again at What Stage with White Reaper. White Reaper performs at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, USA on June 11, 2017. Their backdrop was in support of … Read more