Landscape Photography is NOT a Competition

A little more than 10 years ago, I had a realization that would one day change my life forever. During an evening stroll in the local woods with my camera in hand, I became aware of just how much I love photography and what it means to me; it was at that moment I knew […]

5 Reasons to Stop Hating on The Instagram Girl

Im going to start you off with a little honest story. Once upon a time I, maybe like you, only walked around in hiking pants and jeans for days on end during my travels (except if I was shooting for our photography project @followmeaway or traveling somewhere hot like Italy). I was also in the […]

Im Moving On From Flickr; But Heres What Ill Miss

I've recently decided to move on from Flickr, and this decision, as some of you may already have guessed, was prompted by their recent announcement regarding the 1,000 photo limit for free accounts.

Inspiration, Imitation, and Landscape Photography: Is it OK or Unethical?

Recently a few things came up that makes me ask if or when does the idea of copying someone elses photo go too far, or is it just a form of flattery derived from a source of inspiration via the route of imitation? In the commercial photography world, this can have an impact in real […]

Informed Consent and Why it Doesnt Work

Photographers are increasingly being asked to seek informed consent from people they photograph in development and humanitarian situations. The stated intention is to protect their rights and dignity.

How I Earn $200,000+a Year from Photography

It’s kind of a crazy thing: I believe you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics, and also get rich. In this post, I’ll share some of the secrets of how I earn over $200,000 a year as a “photographer.

The EOS RP is a New Low for Canon

Prior to Canon releasing its first full-frame mirrorless camera, I wrote an article discussing how Canon will dominate the mirrorless industry. Many of you made fun of the title, which was fair enough; the comments did make me chuckle.

Are You Colorblind, and How Good is Your Color Vision?

In this article, we’re going to briefly look at the subjectivity of color. This is a colossal subject, but I wanted to share some of my thoughts on how color is perceived by each of us and whether it’s really that important.

Article 13 in the EU: What Does it Mean for Photos?

Just this past week, the European Parliaments Committee on Legal Affairs approved amendments to EUs Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, which includes the infamous Article 13. The article “creates an obligation on information society service providers storing and giving access to large amounts of works and other subject-matter uploaded by their users […]

Why Im Leaving Apple for Microsoft: Switching as a Photographer

Apple, we had a good run Through the many iPads, iPhones, MacBooks, Mac Pros, heck, even the Apple Watch, it was a good run indeed. However, times have changed, and that beauty that was once your innovation has now been covered up with the makeup that is nice marketing. Dont get me wrong, I am […]