2016: Year in photos (And a big announcement)

So one of the things I discovered in 2016 is that working in marketing for a camera company, while an awesome and fun experience, actually leaves much less time for photography than I thought. The other thing I found out was that it is incredibly hard to maintain multiple social media identities – something I … Continue reading “2016: Year in photos (And a big announcement)”

Three tips, better shot: The magic of Christmas lights

Christmas trees provide some of the best opportunities to have a little fun with lighting. That’s why it’s one of my favorite times of the year to take pictures.There are a few things that you can do to help improve the odds of getting a better picture when photographing the magic of Christmas lights. Read … Continue reading “Three tips, better shot: The magic of Christmas lights”

Buying a camera for the student journalist

In teaching multimedia classes in journalism and communications schools, one of the most frequently asked questions I get in every workshop or class I teach is “What camera should I buy?” If you’re a student new to the multimedia world, the range of options can be intimidating. Do I get a camcorder? Do I get … Continue reading “Buying a camera for the student journalist”

Three tips, better shot: Playing in traffic

Sometimes, when I’m photographing something iconic, like the old TWA terminal at JFK (that was featured in my 2015 in photos post), I really wish that I could get a clean shot of it. However, this is New York. Traffic is a fact of life. From most angles, there will be cars driving by no matter what … Continue reading “Three tips, better shot: Playing in traffic”