Insights & Thoughts


Why Working for Exposure Doesn’t Always...Work

There is a fine line between being a savvy business person and being duped into working for nothing.

FLIF | New Benchmark In 'Lossless' Compressed Formats & Image Format Cheat Sheet

Once again there's a new file format gunning to take over from the JPEG. It's highly impressive, but just how impressive does a format have to be to dethrone the JPEG?
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3 Reasons to Consider Adding Documentary Style to Your Wedding Portfolio

Learn the ways of documentary style wedding photography from a master; click to keep reading!

An In-Depth Look at Pro Photographers | Who They Are, Where & How They Work

This is the first global annual report breakdown that looks at our industry not from the view of our subjects or produce, but focuses on the habits and future of photographers.

Magnum Photos Darkroom Magic | The Genesis Of Photoshop & Lightroom

What we do every day in Lightroom and Photoshop can be taught and done anywhere, but it wasn't always like that. What you'll see here gives an idea of just what it took and...

Instagram Targets Joey L; Once Again Trying to Censor Real Life?

Instagram has targeted a series of images taken by Joey L in Syria, and deleted them. What does this mean for the rest of us?
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Camera Restricta: Should a Camera Decide What Photos You Can Take?

Camera Restricta, a new prototype that won't allow you to take pictures of things that its algorithm detects have been photographed too much.

What Should Photographers Do About Other Vendors Taking Pictures During a Wedding?

You've likely heard about #WeddingPhotogate. Here's how to prevent it happening at a wedding you've been hired to photograph and what to do if it happens to you.

Basic Tips on Starting a Wedding Photography Business | Susan Stripling

In this short video from B&H Photo, Susan gives us a few basic tips on starting a wedding photography business.

Sony A7R II Crowned King Of DxOMark | Is The Tesla P85D Of Cameras

What must Canon and Nikon be thinking when Sony is clearly dominating on this level?

Instagram Kills The Square Restriction | Is This Wish Granting Or Machiavellian?

Instagram's 'BIGGEST' news is probably in preparation for their biggest shift and plans about to drop.

The Red List | Inspiration & Study Material From The Best Photographers

Analyzing the work of the greats helps us see things differently and have confidence to develop our own voice and vision. The Red List is a brilliant source of inspiration.