What are you doing to think different

Tweet One of my favorite ad campaigns has to be Apple’s “Think Different” slogan and the TV ad they created back in 1997 which looking back was the start of a very pivotal time in their company. As many of you know the start of the 90’s were not good years for Apple, they were taking huge losses and really on the brink of going under. They had some great fast desktops but were only geared towards people in the...

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Backlighting for indoor portraits

Tweet One type of light I am always looking for when photographing brides is a nice source of backlight. Normally if they are getting ready in a hotel there is always a nice big window in the room that I can use for some really beautiful bridal images. Why do I love backlit images? Mainly because of the angelic quality of the light. But before I really get into it lets take a step back and first ask what a backlit image is. Most of...

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Photographer’s Workflow iPhone app

Tweet In our post earlier today I talked a little bit about all of the tasks that are needed when you shoot a wedding. Keeping track of all of these tasks is important and that’s where this iPhone/iPod app comes in. I helped with the creation of this app to make something that we could use in the studio to automate my todo list for each photo shoot. I wanted something that was very quick and easy, when a new wedding was booked...

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Photographer’s Workflow

Tweet One question that all of my friends used to ask me when I first started shooting weddings was “That’s awesome you get to go to weddings every weekend and then hang out all week, what a great job!”. At first I didn’t want to even waste the time trying to explain to them every little detail of what it takes to really run a business. So my response would just be “Well there is still work to be done...

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Black and White Lightroom Presets

Tweet I know that everyone loves Lightroom presets and who doesn’t love free presets! I am always on the hunt for great presets to share with everyone and today have a nice group of Black and White presets. Since the topic so far this week has been around black and white film here are 6 presets that I use that replicate certain films. Download link is at the bottom of the page, enjoy! Also check out our post awhile back with...

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