Photography Columns

Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro Review

When one mentions the name Tamron the first thing that comes to mind is the legendary lens with a great reputation ….ta da.. the 90mm Macro. Well, Tamron has worked very hard to up...

#WeddingWednesdays: The Engagement Session

Many photographers offer an engagement session as an add-on to their wedding photography packages. Every single one of my wedding packages includes an engagement session, even if the couple has already had them done....

#WeddingWednesday: How to Conduct a Successful Bridal Consultation

You get an email in your inbox from an interested bride. “Hey!," she says, “I love your work! I’m getting married next July, what are your rates?” What do you do?   The consultation can be...
directing the eye

Directing the Eye Part 1 – Psychological Elements by Thann Clark

Directing the Eye Part 1 - Psychological Elements Composition is the art of arranging things in a photograph to achieve the maximum impact. It is affected by where you choose to place objects, how you pose...
Fuji-X-T1

Fuji X-T1 and X100T Camera Reviews by Kimberly Genevieve

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to try the new Fuji X-T1 mirrorless digital camera as well as the Fuji X100T digital camera. I’ve always wanted to test out the X100T, but to get my hands...

Beauty Culture Exhibition at Annenberg Space for Photography

From photography's earliest beginnings the medium has abundantly explored the details of feminine beauty in a vibrant way. This exploration dates as far back as the Daguerreotype era, as early as 1835. Fast-forward through...
Larry Bell

Larry Bell Interview by Anthony Friedkin

Larry Bell came to prominence in the burgeoning Los Angeles art scene during the 1960's as one of the originators of what came to be known as the "Light and Space" movement. Bell's work...

#WeddingWednesday: The Importance of Posing

When I first started my photography business, I built it on creating “natural, true to you portraits!”. I had written on my website, “no bright lights, no stiff poses, just you and your natural...
Douglas Kirkland

Interview with Douglas Kirkland by Anthony Friedkin

Douglas Kirkland is one of the most respected and celebrated photographers of the last fifty years. His career and the people he has photographed are legendary. At age twenty-four, Kirkland was hired as a...

#WeddingWednesday: Top Five Travel Tips for Wedding Photographers

Get insurance for your gear As a professional photographer (or even an amateur, that stuff’s expensive!) you should absolutely have all of your gear insured. Before traveling, make sure that every piece of gear you are bringing...