5 Important Things To Know if You’re Shooting Photos at a Beach and in the Surf

I love taking pictures of landscapes at the beach. It is an ever-changing landscape dominated by the sea and its waves. You may think it’s easy to take photos in such a place, but there are some things you need to know before you go there. It’s all about safety. I decided not to write … Read more

Feeling the Heat? Five Camera Essentials for Shooting in Hot Climates

Have you felt the heat this summer? Taking photos in the sun can be a challenge. However, it can be much easier with proper preparation. Here are five of my warm weather photography essentials. As we enter the height of summer and temperatures rise, I have found myself, like many other photographers, shooting in a … Read more

What it’s Like Shooting 50 Portraits on 32 Sets in Just a Few Hours

Photographer and filmmaker Clay Cook and his team were given a difficult task: to shoot images for the successful businessman and former CEO of YUM! Brands David Charles Novak and the launch of his latest book, website and podcast in just hours. New series of photos for a renowned businessman Novak, from Texas, helped co-found … Read more

Skills and Secrets of Shooting Stunning Seascapes

Seascape photography is so different from landscape photography. Its dynamic nature makes it one of our most exciting and challenging topics. The distinct difficulties of capturing the ocean require a different skill set and learning some of the secrets of the sea. Although I do commercial photography, I find great joy in going out with … Read more

Retro Review: Shooting With a 20-Year-Old Fujifilm/Nikon Frankenstein Monster

The early 2000s was the golden age of digital cameras. Companies like Olympus, Nikon, Sony, Canon, Ricoh, and others seemed to release an endless stream of unique, quirky, and often excellent cameras. I was lucky enough to work at a big camera store back then, and almost every day I remember unboxing a new gadget … Read more