Here's a quick list of things that you can do to keep your photography business running efficiently during a crisis. These are things that are on my list for "Things to get done in 2020". Coincidently, they are things we can all do during the weeks of quarantine and social distancing!
I have been teaching small workshops since 2006. I started organizing workshops in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, mostly small groups, and one on one with just the student & me. Here's why.
Learn why you should never, under any circumstances, lower your prices.
There are many resources for professional photographers and for amateurs hoping to jump into the business.
The real reason why I left my camera behind during a dream vacation through Europe.
The importance of hobbies when you work in the creative field.
While the island of Puerto Rico was in crisis, with no power, no water, and no communication services, people found ways to stay positive. I shot a beautiful wedding in November that left me hopeful and inspired to continue to push forward with my personal life and work.
Why I sold all of my gear and switched from Nikon to Sony.
Just a few words on film. I love this medium. It's slowly dying and that is the saddest thing I can think of.
Medium format color negative, black and white negatives and color positive film developed, scanned, and retouched by yours truly. Here is why I love to shoot film with my medium format cameras on weddings and photoshoots.
From photo books to technical books, to even self-help books and cookbooks, these are tremendous resources for me. Fantasy novels, like Dune, my imagination takes off and I am able to gather inspiration & creativity from other sources.
For portrait photo shoots and certain events, I tend to use just two cameras and two fixed focal lenses: An 85mm and a 35mm. Here's why.
I love shooting elopements! With today's issues, instead of canceling your marriage, go for it! Just elope. Worry about a big celebration later when you are sure your family and friends will be safe.
Here are some of my most used iPad Apps, and why I use them. Lately, I have been using an iPad instead of a MacBook pro. Interesting right?
From "trash the dress" sessions to maternity, to formal studio or on-location photo shoots; I enjoy photographing people. Update your photos for your followers, your personal brand, your business, your career, or your family and friends.
From watching movies to drawing everyday, inspiration and creativity are a muscle that need to be flexed and maintained. Here are a few things that inspire me to work on my personal projects.
The picture and video quality of cell phones today are amazing! I have been able to exhibit phone photos and print them as big as 20"x 20". Here are my favorite Apps in 2020.
A few notes about subtle retouching and why it so important.
A beautiful wedding, I had the pleasure of second shooting at a Hacienda in the middle of the luscious rainforest in Puerto Rico.
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