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Why Are Headshots Important for Your Project?

Contrary to what you may believe or what the industry you are involved in believes, headshots can have a positive impact on your career and can showcase your professionalism to those you network with. While you might not find much stock in judging a person by their appearance, the unfortunate truth is that it happens no matter what. So, when you want to make a good impression on your resume, LinkedIn profile, business Facebook, Instagram or Twitter; A professional headshot might be the answer.

 

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Court Ruling: It’s Now Easier to Claim Fair Use for Copyrighted Photos and Get Away With It

Let’s take a look at this astounding court decision. First, some background… A company that organizes a film festival took a cropped version of a photographer’s photo and posted it to their website. The suit states the website is a reference guide for filmmakers to have information about the local area where the film festival is to take place, such as things to do and lodging. Continue reading

Photographers Are So Underappreciated and, Thinking Now of the D850

I will probably always get irked by stories like this, where photographers are clearly undervalued and often taken advantage of. To quickly summarize, a photographer gets a gig with a magazine to photograph a band. A record label later takes the photos off the magazine website for their own use and then things get nasty. Continue reading

Studio Lighting vs. Natural Light, the Vacation Camera, and More

Studio Lighting vs. Natural Light

It’s an old argument amongst photographers. Which is better, studio lighting or natural light? To me, the strengths and advantages of studio lighting are easily noticeable. However, both have their place and there are occasions when natural light might be preferred. But, in most cases, studio lighting will just make photos pop much more. Or, at least it provides you more control to make it happen. Continue reading

TLC Thoughts: More Than a Photographer, Mirrorless Craze, Battery Power

Those in Search of Photographers Often Need More

It’s true that more and more, companies are looking for more from their photographers. They don’t just want you to show up, set up and snap. Probably 4 out of 5 companies I speak with want me to bring more to the table. But, what could that mean? Continue reading

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