Archive for the 'Photo Business' Category

A journey of twists and turns on a photographic path.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Picture: Curving road below mountain range dusted by first snow of fall, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (Click here to purchase a print or license for use in publications. – ID# gtnp-1097e) People often ask how I got started in photography. It surprises many to learn this wasn’t a chosen path of a deep-seated, had-to-follow […]

Book Review – Crusade For Your Art

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Picture: Freshly framed fine art photographic print getting ready for shipment to a client. I wanted to share with you this post about a book I recently had a chance to review. Crusade for Your Art – Best Practices for Fine Art Photographers is written by Jennifer Schwartz, and includes contributions from more than two […]

That Crazy Nikon D800 HDR issue

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Picture: Beaver Pond along Mill Creek, Lundy Canyon, Mono County, Eastern Sierra, California There are times when we come across a scene that we, as experienced photographers, know has an exposure range that is beyond what our camera is capable of recording in a single frame. With that in mind, and looking at this image […]

Featured interview in PhotoShelter’s new Business Guide

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Picture: Panoramic photo of photographers lined up to shoot the sunrise at Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park, California. I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been featured in an interview profile in PhotoShelter‘s newest business guide, The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography Business. I’ve been downloading, reading, and enjoying each of the guides that […]

Are my images shot on slide film now dead?

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Picture: Crescent Moon in evening light over oak tree on Palassou Ridge, Santa Clara County, California I have to wonder, from a business perspective, if many of my older images which I shot on professional-grade transparency slide film aren’t, for lack of a better term, ‘dead’? Earlier this spring I received a call from a […]

REVIEW: The Complete Guide to Luminosity Masks Video Tutorial

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Picture: Sunset over San Gregorio State Beach, San Mateo County coast, California This last summer, during my six-week family vacation hiatus, I knew I was going to get very little real work done. So to feel like I was still being productive, I reached out to a few fellow photographers who were nice enough to […]

Catching up, moving on, and turning off.

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Picture: Mount Rainier reflected in Reflection Pond, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington CATCHING UP: As I mentioned in a blog post few weeks ago, I’ve been spending a lot of time recently adding images to my image library. In fact, since wrapping up my last book, Photographing California; vol. 1 – North, I’ve added nearly […]

Chip Away, Chip Away at the Stone

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Picture: Neal Maloney, owner of Morro Bay Oyster Company, cleaning oysters at his schucking table on his barge in Morro Bay, California Some of you may recognize the title of this post as belonging to an old Aerosmith song. With that chorus pounding in my head, this image and that song describes exactly how I […]

Photo Borders; a non-political border war

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Picture: Trees at sunset, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California I’d really love it if you’d leave a comment with your thoughts, personal preferences, or any feedback in general on the following: I’ve been struggling with my own Border War. I’m not talking between countries, and it’s not the TV Show on the NGS […]

You want how many, how big? (pt. 2)

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Picture: Panorama looking out over the Mission District from Delores Park, San Francisco, California Click on the photo to see the image larger. I mentioned in my last blog post that I’d been working on a pretty big image. The 10×80′ panorama of redwood trees was the largest print ever made of one of my […]

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