Photography Tips & Tutorials

Five Reasons Why You Should Photograph Your Local County Fair

There are 54 days of summer left. That means that there is only so much time before some of our favorite activities and events come to a close. Besides lounging at the beach, attending...
cosplay photography tips

Cosplay Photography Tips

My name is James Rulison, a cosplay photographer located in Southern California. On average, I cover 14 conventions that cosplayers attend per year. I literally have taken thousands of frames of cosplayers from all...
Organize Digital Photos

Organizing Digital Photos in 5 Easy Steps

ORGANIZING DIGITAL PHOTOS IN FIVE STEPS Now that the holiday season has ended, what are you going to do with the 1500 digital photos you took? One of the many joys of digital photography is...
Don't Take Pictures

Don’t Take Pictures

Photographers are visual people, it is safe to say we are among the most visual people there are. As a group we are the least likely to think about how words and language affect...
Fireworks Photos

Adjusting Aperture For Fantastic Fireworks Photos

Photographing fireworks can be a bit tricky because we’re working in the dark. However, with some knowledge you can be taking fantastic fireworks photos. Perhaps most important is learning to adjust aperture when attempting to...

Samy’s Camera Guide to Photographing Conventions

We’re here for the highly anticipated geek and pop culture event of the year, San Diego Comic Con. With over 150,000 in attendance in 2015, Comic Con is going to be massive this year....

From Here To Eternity Zoom: Panasonic Lumix FZ2500 is The Perfect Bridge Camera

Let me start by saying that I recently bought the FZ2500 that I am reviewing from Samy’s Camera. So, I must admit bias here. Yep, one of the hazards of working with Samy’s Camera...
Kelly Portrait

The Power of Face-ism

The term “face-ism” and the concept comes from a study on gender bias in the way men and women are portrayed in photographs*. Researchers studied magazines and media and found that photographs of men...

#WeddingWednesday: 5 Tips for Taking Top Notch Wedding Food Photos

What the one part of the wedding festivities that everyone looks forward to? Think about it. Especially if you are participating in the wedding party, the fun really starts when there are two things readily available:...
Parade Photos

Picture Perfect Parade Photos

The Fourth of July holiday and local parades go hand in hand. Gathering together with our community and veterans to celebrate the founding of our country and appreciating all who protect our liberties is...