Photography

How to Create a Website That Will Grow Your Photography Business

Back by popular demand: You know that you need a website (or that your current one needs an update), but you’re not sure where to start. Should you hire someone or do it yourself? What makes a website successful? How can your website help you gain new business most effectively?

Mixing Light in the Field

Using small flashes on location is often preferable to lugging around larger studio lights and battery packs, or even gasoline-powered generators. Whether you shoot fashion, weddings, families, seniors, or events, let Bob Harrington show you how to mix light on location with small flashes and simple lighting gear.

Hands-On Review: the Priolite Leipzig MBX500 2-Light Kit

The Priolite Leipzig MBX500 2-Light Kit is a professional, portable solution to lighting for photography in a studio or on location. The power source is built in, and the included batteries power the kit's two monolights for 220 full power flashes, 440 flashes at half power, or thousands of flashes at the lowest power.

Hands-On Review: Canon EOS 6D DSLR

The Canon EOS 6D is the least expensive full-frame DSLR in Canon's current lineup. Despite the relative affordability of the rig, the 6D has plenty of features that compare well with those of the 5D Mark III, such as its 20.2 megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5+ processor, its 100-25600 native ISO range, and its respectable 4.5 fps burst rate.

Hands-On Review: the New Fast and Exacting Zeiss Touit Lenses

Zeiss has just released the first two lenses of its newly announced Touit line, which are designed specifically for mirrorless digital cameras that feature APS-C-sized image sensors. The aim of these lenses is to carry on the optical prowess of Zeiss’s DSLR and Ikon-series lenses.

Optimizing Photos in Lightroom

Lightroom provides photographers with a surprisingly powerful set of tools for optimizing the appearance of their photos, and in this session Tim Grey helps you truly understand how to best put these tools to use.

Photography in the Music Industry

Rob Shanahan is one of the busiest music photographers in the industry, and Ringo Starr’s personal photographer. He makes an audio/visual presentation and discusses photography and lighting techniques behind some of his favorite and most iconic images.

The Photographer as Storyteller

Storytelling opportunities continue to evolve as a result of technological innovations and an expanding media universe. The digital age is giving documentary photographers and photojournalists extraordinary new ways to tell stories.

How to be a Headshot Hotshot

Come join award-winning headshot photographer Rod Goodman as he goes behind the curtain to shed light on the creation of a headshot. With an emphasis on capturing the essence of a subject, while creating a marketable headshot, Goodman discusses both the technical and creative aspects of this subtle art form.

Hands-On Review: Manfrotto Befree Aluminum Travel Tripod

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