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5 Tips for Scouting New Photography Locations

Have you been wanting to get out of your comfort zone and try something new? Scout for new locations to freshen up your photo sessions. By mixing it up you open yourself up to new creative opportunities like lighting, perspective, background elements, or maybe even discovering a new photography focus you hadn’t tried before.Continue reading

The Key to Growing into Hybrid Relevance

Today’s guest post comes from SCU President and founder of Marketing Essentials International, Skip Cohen and Professional Hybrid Photographer, Suzette Allen.

Intro By Skip Cohen

Suzette Allen is back and she’s hitting one of my favorite themes for photographers – RELEVANCE! Regardless of your age or how long you’ve been in business, your clients are looking to you to be a “guiding light” in terms of creativity and technology. Most of you already have credibility as artists, but that makes it more important for your work to be cutting-edge, and don’t forget being a master storyteller!Continue reading

How to Create the Long Exposure Effect

Have you ever wondered how people can capture a dreamy looking ocean, a waterfall, or crazy light trails? Those are all taken as a long exposure photo and it will bring out some beautiful details, drama, and lighting effects that you wouldn’t normally see without a camera.

We’ve rounded up a few articles to help you learn and experiment with a fun photography technique as well as shooting in different settings to find what you like best. It’s always nice knowing that you have another skill mastered because you never know when you may need it.Continue reading

5 Common Photography Mistakes

Whether we are pros or beginners…we all make mistakes. Maybe it doesn’t happen often but when it does we learn from it. We’re going to share 5 common mistakes we’ve all encountered at some point and how you can learn to avoid them.

Some are so simple that sometimes it just goes over our heads and don’t realize it until we see the final photo(s). Once you master avoiding these few mistakes then continue to improve your photography with one of our blog posts here: 10 Tips to Improve Your Photography Skills. Continue reading

10 Helpful Photography Blog Favorites

Love learning new photography skills and techniques? We do too! That’s why we’re listing out our top 10 favorite photography blogs (including the ProShow Blog…of course!) for easier scouting.

Need a tutorial, video, directions, in depth articles, or even quick and easy articles…these blogs have it all. Browse through these 10 blogs and see what sparks your creativity.Continue reading

10 Tips to Improve Your Photography Skills

Are you looking to improve your photography skills? As a beginner you can start by doing a number of things to enhance your skills and even as a pro it’s always good to brush up on the basics. We rounded up just a few tips to get you started. From simply taking your camera everywhere with you to eventually knowing the rules well enough to break them.Continue reading

Time to Break the Rules with Shutter Speeds

Break the rules to get the shot.
Give yourself permission to stretch your boundaries and find your own style.
– Suzette Says

Intro by Skip Cohen

Thanks to technology more of you are shooting video than ever before. And, the applications for video whether full-length features or just short clips are pulling together an incredible resource of creative ideas.

Photodex and SCU want to help you expand your skill set, and we’re getting lots of help from Suzette Allen. In this week’s Suzette Says, she’s sharing a series of outstanding examples of shooting video at various shutter speeds. She’s also giving you some solid examples of how 4K can play a role in capturing some excellent images.Continue reading