Category Archives: Instructional

The Definitive Guide to Starting a Successful Photography Business – by Robert Seale

Photo business books

Houston-based commercial photographer Robert Seale gives 21 tips for starting a photography business and lists 5 photography books you must own.

Online Photo Presentation Roundup – by Daniella Zalcman

Daniella Zalcman blog

London-based photographer Daniella Zalcman discusses various online portfolio/e-commerce/blog sites for photographers.

CamRanger – Easily send photos to your iPad! The ultimate Nikon D4 camera control device? – by Preston Mack


Orlando-based photographer Preston Mack writes about the CamRanger wireless camera controller.

Metering for Large Format Film – by Guy Rhodes

Sekonic L-758Cine light meter

East Chicago based photographer, lighting designer, and filmmaker Guy Rhodes shares his metering techniques and explains why it’s essential to use a handheld meter for his 4×5 film images.

Tilt Shift Comparison – by C.S. Muncy

Photex tilt-shift

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy compares three different brands of tilt-shift lenses.

7 Rules for Photographing NYC Comic Con – by C.S. Muncy


NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy gives tips on photographing at the NYC Comic Con.

Ambient Light Metering – by C.S. Muncy


NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy explains how to find a proper exposure using your handheld ambient light meter.

Why Use Handheld Meters? – by C.S. Muncy

Sekonic light meter

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy writes about the use of handheld light meters.

Film Emulation Plugins – by C.S. Muncy

Alien Skin

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy writes about film emulation plugins.

How to Find a Model – by Adam Marelli

How to find a model

NYC-based photographer Adam Marelli shares tips on how to find a model and how to get their permission.