On Meeting Joe McNally

It would not be an understatement to say that I taught myself how to shoot by poring over the work of Joe McNally, James Stanfield, Sam Abell, and David Alan Harvey. I was exposed to their work through my grandparents’ collection of National Geographic magazines. (This was in the late 1980s, when Joe had just […]

Your Online Photography Portfolio: What NOT To Do

Congratulations! You’ve ventured on a fabulous career in the photo industry.  The first thing your clients will want to know is “How good are you? Really.” So, naturally, you direct them to your online photography portfolio. But wait! Are you sure you want to do that? There are many aspects of a portfolio’s design that will actually turn clients […]

Creative Photo Projects for April

Spring is finally here! And those of us who aren’t partial to venturing out in inclement weather, photo gear in hand, will likely be dusting off our cameras and getting some much-anticipated shooting done this month. Digital Camera World offers a few ideas for photo projects to try this month.  Here are some of my […]

ARC Picks of the Week – Fall Foliage

The leaves are finally changing here in NYC, prompting many to travel north for some amazing Autumn photography.  Here are a few links to help you capture the best images you can.   The Adorama Learning Center featured this article on their blog last year with some great tips from Allen Rokach with Anne Millman:   Autumn […]

ARCoverage: Luminance – Guerilla Marketing for Photographers with Little-to-No Time

On September 26th & 27th, 2013 Photoshelter joined Photoville offering a series of Luminance talks.  On Friday CEO, Andrew Fingerman gave some great pointers to Photographers trying to make a name for themselves and stand out of the crowd in his “Guerilla Marketing for Photographers with Little-to-No Time” talk.  He recommended all photographers, novice to […]

ARCoverage: A Hands-On Experience @ Photoville

It has been great fun attending this year and even more so being able to share the festival with my fellow image-makers.  I certainly can’t wait to get back into the mix of it all tomorrow when the container doors open once again.  But just to make sure you don’t miss the full experience, here […]

ARCoverage: Documenting Communities Impacted by Gun Violence

On Saturday 21st of September I attended a talk on the topic of Documenting Communities Impacted by Gun Violence.  The talk was inspiring in that, here were a group of four individuals pooling their talents and resources to aid neighborhoods and families who would otherwise be left to their own devices when dealing with this […]

ARCoverage: Opening Day @ Photoville

It was my first time attending Photoville this year.  The “village of freight containers transformed into temporary exhibition spaces” first popped-up on Brooklyn’s waterfront in summer, 2012. At first glance it doesn’t look like much:  white metal containers, gravel, white tents, concrete blocks holding things down, wind-strewn vinyl signs and lots and lots of magnets.  Yet, […]