9 Professionals Confess: What They Didn't Teach Me in Photo School

You can go to school, learn concepts and theories, and do very well as a student. But there are some things that you won't learn in school about being a photographer and a creative. Because of this, you'll most often be learning as you go, and trying to adapt to the ever changing environment.

We talked to nine creative professionals about what they learned.

Photo is Ryan - Set up by Shineylewis. Featured in the B&H Photo Flickr Group.

A Talk With James Madelin: Creator of the Orbis

The ring flash effect in photography has recently been gaining more and more popularity. Many amateur photographers have been trying to create their own homebrew versions, with varying degrees of success. James Madelin, the creator of the Orbis, started doing this years ago until he created a product now widely used in commercial photography. BHInsights decided to do a quick interview with him on how he created the product, and what influenced him.


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