Category Archives: Opinion

Getting Realistic About Pricing: By The Numbers – by BP Miller


Photographer BP Miller talks about emails from potential clients offering comically low payment.

Just Submit: The Agony of Photo Contests – by BP Miller

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BP Miller reflects on the yearly headache for photographers deciding what photos, if any, to submit to annual photo contests.

Hands on with the Sigma 20mm 1.4 – by C.S. Muncy


NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy shares his thoughts on the Sigma 20mm 1.4 lens.

NO PHOTOS: Why the Monterey County Weekly Isn’t Running Professional Camera Photos from the Aerosmith Concert in Salinas – by Nic Coury

A full grandstand awaits Aerosmith's set at the Salinas Sports Complex.

Photographer Nic Coury decided to shoot a recent Aerosmith concert only with his iPhone in protest to the restrictive photo contract he was forced to sign in order to cover for the Monterey County Weekly.

5 Brief Suggestions for Covering Parades – by C.S. Muncy

Lunar New Year Parade

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy gives tips on covering parades.

Sigma Announces New 24mm 1.4 Art Lens – by C.S. Muncy

Sigma 24mm Art

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy writes about the upcoming release of the Sigma 24mm 1.4 Art lens.

How to Be the Best Photographer in a Tense News Situation

CS Muncy

Our contributors C.S. Muncy, Nic Coury and Zach D. Roberts give their tips on dealing with spot news, often with police in a riot or crime scene.

Things to Consider When Buying Your Camera – by C.S. Muncy

Canon Nikon

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy gets asked “What kind of camera should I buy?” from friends on a regular basis. Find out the answer in this opinion post.

My Favorite Photography Apps – by C.S. Muncy

Photography Apps

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy makes a list of his favorite photo apps.

Thoughts on Going Mirrorless – by C.S. Muncy

Fuji X-Pro1

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy talks about his first mirrorless camera acquisition and discusses the pros and cons.