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Do you and your client understand?

May 03, 2021 - Do You and Your Client Understand? One of the most satisfying things in the photography and modeling profession can be...
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Can the Healing Brush Help?

April 26, 2021 - Can The Healing Brush Help? You may own a collapsible background, which is typically about 5 ft x 7 ft. They can be ver...
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Shooting for sales to the public

January 18, 2021 - Shooting for Sa les? How you pose your subject (or not pose them) really depends on what your actual goal for the image...
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Hiring, or want to be hired?

December 28, 2020 - Hiring.. or Do You Want to be Hired? The world of photography and modeling is a strange one indeed, with few standard p...
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Can lighting affect the perception of sharpness?

December 14, 2020 - Can Lighting Affect Sharpness? In many traditional discussions of photography, sharpness is often thought of in terms o...
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Do you captivate your audience?

September 28, 2020 - Do you Captivate with your images? In a recent post I spoke about 'Dwell Time' (How long a viewer looks at your image(s...
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Backgrounds - Clean Removal?

September 21, 2020 - ORIGINAL PS Remove.bg Removing a Background Outside of an Editing Program For those who have worked in an image proces...
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An experiment in editing

August 03, 2020 - An Experiment With COVID and other circumstances affecting the photography world, I have been experimenting with some e...
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Rethinking Shooting in todays world

July 06, 2020 - Rethinking Shooting Environment Without doubt COVID-19 has great impact on our society. It has touched almost everyone...
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Discard bad images???

June 22, 2020 - Do you discard bad images? Most photographers take many more images that the public or clients will ever see. In some c...
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Set.a.light

May 18, 2020 - Set.A.Light 3D I wanted to share information on a new program that I have trialed and like called Set. a. light 3D by E...
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The Model Release..Facts and Fiction

April 27, 2020 - Facts and Some Fiction about Model Releases If one stays in the photography field even for a short time, he/she will li...
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Studio withdrawl?

April 06, 2020 - Are you Itching to get Back Out in the Field? It is hard now with stay at home orders in many states for photographers.
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Promissory Estoppel?

December 16, 2019 - What is Promissory Estoppel and can you use it? Let me start off by stating the I am NOT an attorney, and although this...
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Artist Statements

November 11, 2019 - Do You Have an Artist Statement? Regardless of whether you are a photographer, a MUA, model, or any other creative prof...
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Photographing Aquariums and Learning

July 29, 2019 - Aquarium Adventures Aquariums can be found today in many larger cities and can be a great day adventure. The photograph...
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Lessons from insects

July 22, 2019 - Lessons from shooting Insects Although I typically photograph people, I will occasionally shoot other subjects such as...
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Have you tried Composites?

June 24, 2019 - Composites (Using Blend Modes) Sometimes you may want to add a little digital artistry to some of your images. One can...
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Dancers

June 17, 2019 - Photographing Dancers One of the most rewarding yet challenging subjects to photograph can be a dancer. A skilled dance...
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Education

June 09, 2019 - Educational Resources One of the most important things that we can do in our personal or professional lives is never st...
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Featured studio-HM Photography, Baltimore Maryland.

June 02, 2019 - Featured Studio - HM Photography, Baltimore Maryland HM photography is hosted by David Moser and is a residential type...
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Taking control of Vingettes

January 29, 2018 - Some people love Vignettes for drawing attention into their subject, while others don't use them at all. Certainly, like...
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Are Overlays worth it?

January 08, 2018 - There seems to be endless supplies of commercial editing products for photographers as well as just the average cell pho...
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Creating a Timeless Portrait

July 24, 2017 - What would you consider a timeless portrait? Is it one that evokes strong memories of your past? Is it a photo that evok...
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Do Textures add Interest?

July 17, 2017 - Almost anyone taking a photo that they wish to share want the image to grab the attention of the viewer and keep it ther...
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Never Stop Learning

July 10, 2017 - It really does not matter whether someone is a casual photographer with a cell phone or a seasoned professional, if one...
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Fine Art Nude... Men?

June 26, 2017 - When we think of nude models- specifically fine art nudes most thoughts will drift to the female form. This is certainly...
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Some thoughts about Portfolio's

June 12, 2017 - Whether we are talking about a photographer, Model, Makeup Artist, or any other professional in the industry, one of the...
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Do you use a mood board?

May 29, 2017 - Have you ever set up a shoot with a model or even a friend, send the person an email generally describing what you wante...
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Do background colors matter?

May 22, 2017 - Many studio portrait photographers stick with a staple of grey, white, or black backgrounds for many subjects. Many expe...
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Shapes and Sizes

November 30, 2015 - Some times photographers and artists can overthink things, particularly since photoshop is a complex program. In a creat...
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Free and almost free eduction

September 17, 2015 - For those not familiar with Creative live (www.creativelive.com), it is a streaming service offered over the web multipl...
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Education

May 09, 2015 - If you are like most people, sooner or later you will want to how to better your photography or learn a new skill relate...
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DSLR Video and audio

April 24, 2015 - If you have ever head a video with audio that sounds like it was shot in a tunnel, or a production shot outside with sou...
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DSLR video and lighting

April 22, 2015 - In Photography we are critically aware of lighting- it can make or break an image. Well, so is true for video and your D...
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Video with DSLR

April 20, 2015 - During this week I would like to talk a little about video using the DSLR. Any DSLR may in the last 3-5 years have had a...
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People...People... People

April 13, 2015 - This week I want to examine forms of photography that are pushing creative limits from a variety of artists, but are rel...
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Usage rights and Licensing

March 24, 2015 - Few things in photography cause as much anxiety as misunderstanding of how an image is to be used. This is particularly...
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Copyright

March 21, 2015 - Copyright is a concern for many photographers who spend a great deal time to create and edit images. There are a lot of...
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