Make Your Movie: The Duplass Brothers Tips on Filmmaking

Above: Mark and Jay Duplass. Photo by Daniel Bergeron The Duplass brothers, Mark and Jay, have had a hell of a year already. They just signed a four-movie deal with Netflix and their show, “Togetherness”, on HBO will see another season. Not to mention they completely rocked at Sundance, screening three films and a TV pilot. […]

5 Tips to Improve Your Images This Summer (or Any Season)

We’ve shared many tips with you on this blog but this one is the big one. The one that should be at the top of your list at all times. It has nothing to do with gear, lenses, camera settings or even lighting. Ready? The most important photography tip to improve your images this summer as […]

6 Filmmaking Tips From 2 Prominent Directors

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network, Fight Club, Se7en. The Wolf of Wall Street, The Departed, Goodfellas, Taxi Driver. The above list of great films came from two very talented and well-respected directors of our time: David Fincher and Martin Scorsese. Now, here’s a chance to learn from these amazing filmmakers.   […]

Advice for Indie Filmmakers From Christopher Nolan

Over the past year or so I’ve interviewed several indie filmmakers just starting out.  I’ve asked each of them what advice they’d give their fellow filmmakers and received many great pieces of advice.  Now it’s time to hear from one of the greats who started out, like many of us, “braving the cold and personally […]

Tips for Your Photography Business with Peter Hurley & Adorama TV

A few months back we shared a video from the legendary Peter Hurley showing us how to capture amazing headshots.  He recently joined Tamara Lackey for an interview “in this episode of reDefine Show, where Peter shares some smart insight into building your photography business while offering great tips on better portraits.”     What do you […]

Food Photography Tips & Techniques

Food photography is a growing trend.  If you don’t believe it, just hashtag #foodie on Instagram (over 7 million posts and counting).  So it’s no surprise that photographing food has become an artform all its own.  For those of you who are looking to expand your photo career, want to add to your portfolio, or […]

Will NOT Work for Beer – Essential Tips for Emerging Freelancers

Starting your career in freelancing can be overwhelming.  Your main goal is to not only get hired but to continually do so.  Below are a few tips I’ve offered and received from the various people I’ve worked with over the years.  I hope they come in handy for you too. 1.  “I’m booked” sounds more […]

ARC Picks of the Week: Winter Photography Tips

Winter is upon us!  And most of you have already taken to the streets/woods for some amazing winter photography. If you’re concerned about protecting your equipment our people at Adorama Camera have some great tips for you with their Winter Photography Tips:  Protect Your Gear in Extreme Cold. If you’re looking for inspiration for the […]