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March 2014

A Photographer You Should Know: Brett Stoddart


Brett is one of those rare individuals that goes all in when it comes to making his art. It's nothing for him to spend more time in his jeep getting to a shoot than actually shooting and that's the way it is every single weekend. The face behind Tidy Photography primarily shoots fashion and abandonment, often […] Read More

Photoshop Quick Tip: Turn Your Logo Into a Brush Preset


Are you one of those people who apply their logo or watermark to an image via Photoshop? If so, what method do you use? For years I would go through the menu, click "Place Image", scroll through 100's of images on my computer, select my watermark, and finally place it onto the image after resizing […] Read More

Canon Australia’s New Ad Challenges Photographers

Canon What Do You See

Canon Australia's new ad never mentions photography or gear once and yet photographers are falling in love with it. As part of the "What do you see?" campaign, the ad challenges the viewer to think about their own perspective and how unique we all are. "There are over seven billion people on our planet. That's […] Read More

When’s the Last Time You Used Your Modeling Light?

Modeling LIght

When you are working with strobes, one of the downsides is not being able to visualize how your light is going to fall on your subject. Almost all modern strobes have modeling lights built in that will allow you the opportunity to see what you are going to get lighting wise before you take a […] Read More

3 Free Alternatives to Facebook Marketing


With the recent news of Facebook restricting the organic reach of businesses pages to only about 1-2% of their audience, you may be left wondering: "What now?" If you are anything like me, Facebook has been a huge part of your marketing plan and gaining new clients. With this news though I was personally not […] Read More


A major photographic retailer, Calumet Photographic, has abruptly closed their doors after 75 years. The company announced the closing on their Facebook page, which was a HUGE surprise to both employees and consumers. Here's what the company said: After 75 years of business it is with a heavy heart that we announce our immediate closing in the […] Read More

A Photographer You Should Know: Melissa Ter Meer


Very few photographers have a job as special as what Melissa Ter Meer does. Melissa gets to photograph new life being born. Birth photography is a relatively new genre, but is quickly gaining popularity. As a mother, I wish I would have had the insight to hire a photographer for the birth of my daughter […] Read More

Amazon Fire TV Review, Comparison, and Details


When I first read Amazon was releasing Fire TV, I think I may have shouted "YESSSSSSS!". After glancing over the specs, this is probably the most excited I have ever been about a single product for a while. I am not lying when I say this is the single best streaming player available to the […] Read More