Using Photoshop’s default action to create cast shadows…

Breaking it down… For this blog post I want to focus on one more technique for creating cast shadows. There will be times when your light source is very close to your object and that will require the objects shape to be reflected in its shadow. In those instances, where you need that detailed shape, having an action set for it would be … Continue reading Using Photoshop’s default action to create cast shadows…

Stock Photography: Should you use it? Where to find it…

Is using stock photography cheating? I would like to start out this post by saying, the use of stock photography is somewhat of a controversial topic. Some camps feel you don’t really create your artwork if other people shot everything in the image for you. Some camps think it’s okay to use stock for small segments of your … Continue reading Stock Photography: Should you use it? Where to find it…

Know your competition: what I have learned about marketing photography in a flooded market…

I witnessed something yesterday on a local community page and it really got me thinking about how we, as photographers, operate. How can we be heard above the roar of a flooded market when it seems everybody is getting into photography? Someone posted on our local community Facebook page, “I’m just got engaged and I’m looking for a photographer … Continue reading Know your competition: what I have learned about marketing photography in a flooded market…