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Spotlighted Show: Gareth Rockliffe Fine Art Photography

Photo by landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe

This week’s spotlighted show comes from soulful landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe. Gareth and his wife/business partner were recently offered the opportunity to capture the beauty of Prince Edward Island for two weeks. They had total creative control over this project. Continue reading

Customizing! The Reason ProShow Shines Above All the Rest

Photo by Suzette Allen

Intro by Skip Cohen

Suzette Allen’s slideshow above is the perfect example of how ProShow gives you the ability to customize your presentations without going overboard.

Think about it for a second. If you’ve been in the industry ten years or more, you can see the transition of trends in creativity thanks to technology. Wander back a few years and we saw a trend of too many artists becoming filter junkies. Images, that might have been fine with the simplicity of the quality of the photograph itself, were being overloaded with filter effects. Continue reading

Spotlighted Show: Katherine Foreman Photography

Photo By Katherine Foreman

This week’s spotlighted show features the work of Katherine Foreman Photography. Katherine made a beautiful ProShow slideshow of a fun engagement session she had.

She puts her heart and soul into her work and loves creating images that capture the personality and story of her clients. The results are photos that will remind her clients of the way they lived, laughed, and loved for years to come. Continue reading

10 Tips for Photographing Sunrises and Sunsets

Sunset from Mt. Jeez, Malabar Farm State Park, Ohio. Sigma SD Quattro, Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 Zoom Lens. f/8. Gitzo GT2451EX tripod and Gitzo ball head. Image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, Photomatix Pro, and Photoshop CC. Photo © 2017 David FitzSimmons. All rights reserved.

Today’s guest post comes from photographer and author David FitzSimmons.

No time of day is as spectacular than the ends of the day, when brilliant colors abound. At sunrise and sunset, the rays of the sun get bent by the atmosphere, creating scenes with all the colors of the spectrum. Planning, perceiving the changing colors, and composing well will allow you to produce stunning images at the ends of the day.

To help prepare you for these wonderful times, below are ten tips for shooting sunrises and sunsets like a pro:Continue reading

Fighting to Find Blog Content? Eight More Ideas for Photographers – Part 2

“Blogging is not rocket science. It’s about being yourself, and putting what you have into it.” – Anonymous

Photodex doesn’t just build terrific software they’re helping to build stronger presentations for every photographer. Their website and blog is loaded with great content, and their partnership with SCU is all about helping you raise the bar on your business and skill set.Continue reading

Need Content? Eight Great Post Ideas for Your Blog – Part 1

While most of us think of Photodex as the leader in slideshow software, if you follow their blog, they’re a leader in education. “Kathy” is always sharing ideas and other websites/blogs to help you build a stronger skill set. Well, as I thought about what to share on Photodex Friday. I started to think about one of the biggest complaints I hear all the time from photographers who have a blog:Continue reading

5 DIY Father’s Day Photo Gifts

Want to get a jump start on finding the perfect gift for Father’s Day? It’s in just a few weeks and we’ve found 5 unique DIY photo gifts that your dad, grandpa, or husband will love. These fun gifts are kid-friendly, easy, and quick to make. Continue reading