Photography – How Hard Can It Be?

If you’re good at what you do, you make it look easy. I’ve been shooting for 20+ years, and have gotten really good at creating good…

What the heck is wrong with the social networks?

The social networks all have a “Terms of Service” that you have to agree with. Read carefully. I just read on another website that Facebook changed their TOS…

Two new plugins from Image Trends that make life easier

Image Trends, Inc. produces plugins for a variety of Photoshop needs. The two here are for whitening teeth and eyes, and for removing shine from skin. It’s taken…

How to shoot winter sports and not die in the process

Shooting winter sports is fun, especially if you’re prepared. I’ve compiled a few tips to keep you warm, dry and creatively capturing the action in some…

My Favorite Cart

I’ve used a lot of carts over the years to transport my gear from my truck to the location. I finally found one that handles it all better…

Photoshop CS4 has some amazing new features!

I recently upgraded to Photoshop CS4, also known as Photoshop version 11. This one has a few new features that made me want to upgrade right away instead of waiting…

Shutter Sync Speed Hack

Back in the earliest years of the 21st century, when many of us were just switching to digital, any DSLR with an interline-CCD had a fantastic advantage. It would…

DIY Location Lighting Power

I don’t know about you, but I don’t try to create images like everyone else. To that end, I often end up with equipment needs to…

Where it all began

I thought I’d kick off my blog by posting a column I originally wrote for Xtreme Video magazine. I will be covering the world of shooting extreme sports…