Media’s Best 2010

Every year, at around this time, the various media outlets out together their “best-of” features. Spending some time going through any of these can probably teach any photography a lot about composition, light, and storytelling. Most people I know love these features...

Photography Books Of The Year

2010 was a year that saw a number of excellent photography books released. Guides to social media, Lightroom and Photoshop resources, information on portfolios, essays on the photographic process, lighting, video and more, the state of the photography-related book...

Slowly Stepping Into Video

Video. It’s a whole other discipline that has opened up to photographers over the past couple of years with the advent of HD DSLR cameras such as the Canon 5D Mark II. A lot of people rushed out to get these cameras and dived straight into video. A few succeeded...

Best Laid Plans

What do you do when things don’t go according to plan? If you’re on assignment or involved in a particular project and something crops up to cause a change in scope, can you adapt? Will you be able to cover the changes that occur or will the whole thing...

Better Than It’s Ever Been

As it’s Christmas Day, today’s will be a quick tip. A recent Depth of Field podcast that Matt Brandon did with Brian Storm of Media Storm concluded with Brian saying about photography that “it’s better than it’s ever been”. And it is. Never has...

Self Promotion

At first you may think that only working photographers need to be concerned with promoting themselves but you could easily argue that any photographer who wants their work seen by others needs to spend a bit of time promoting themselves. There are as many different...