The Nitz Strap – Wrist & Shoulder Straps

Nitz Strap

One day my friend Chris Nitz decided to start a camera strap brand.  He documented the entire process through Facebook and I really wanted to be a part of such an amazing mission. So I reached out to Chris to become a beta tester and to help him get set up with the website. A Continue reading…

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How Lenstag Can Help Identify Non Permitted Photo Use


I’m a big fan of Lenstag for multiple reasons.  For one, it’s a fantastic way to keep track of your equipment.  For another, it helps you find stolen equipment, find missing equipment and even helps sell equipment by transferring from one account another. At one point Lenstag launched mobile apps to monitor your gear.  Then Continue reading…

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How Wedding Photographers Convert Visits To Leads

Wedding Photographer Conversion Kit Attract newly engaged couples and convert their website visit to a new lead. Check out the Wedding Photographer Conversion Kit for details

There is a proven method of attracting website visitors and converting those visits to leads for your business. However, there has never been an obvious solution for the wedding photography industry. So one day an idea hit me. I immediately went into my office and started writing the idea down. I then contacted my friends Continue reading…

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My First WordCamp Experience


WordCamp NYC 2014 at the Brooklyn Marriott was my first WordCamp experience. I have been a WordPress user for a very long time, but never had the opportunity to attend. Prior to coming on board at Photocrati I was never working in the WordPress industry, so previous employers didn’t see the need to send me. Continue reading…

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GPS4cam & Pebble Smartwatch Sitting On A Wrist


GPS4cam is software for your Android or iPhone which allows photographers to easily log GPS locations for their photographs. Using Adobe Lightroom or gps4cam’s desktop software, photographs can easily be geotagged thanks to the data captured via gps4cam. Now photographers do not need a GPS device as long as they have a smartphone. Photographers do Continue reading…

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Slower Shutter – Long Exposure Photography Calculator


I am a big fan of simplicity in mobile apps, and Slower Shutter fits the bill perfectly. Slower Shutter is an iOS developed by Mike Wong (formerly of onOne Software and now The app has a very basic purpose which is to calculate the exposure time, with up to 16 stops of light reduction Continue reading…

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The Arcanum Is Photography Education With A Twist

the arcanum

I am delighted to share a fun announcement with the community. I was invited by my friend Trey Ratcliff to be a Master at his new online education school called The Arcanum. I wrote about learning photography in my eBook Absorbing Light. The Arcanum is just another way to learn. It’s a school unlike any Continue reading…

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How I Decide Between Photos in Adobe Lightroom

How I Decide Between Photos in Adobe Lightroom

Everyone has their own workflow for managing and editing their photographs. When I use Adobe Lightroom, I use the comparison view. In Lightroom’s grid view you can show the Toolbar (T key) and then there is a compare view icon near the bottom. If the Toolbar is hidden then you can simply select two photos Continue reading…

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UltraLight Camera Cover Review – Hold On To Your Fanny!


The UltraLight Camera Cover is a product from MindShift Gear, the sister company of Think Tank Photo. This is my first MindShift Gear product review, and I’m very excited about this because of many reasons. For one, Think Tank Photo has always made amazing products. Since branching out with the sister company, MindShift Gear has Continue reading…

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LumoPro C-Stand Review


C-Stands are amazing products. They are just like your average light stand, but they’re far sturdier allowing you to hold heavier lights and modifiers. I have always used standard light stands because I have never needed a C-Stand. However, when I was building my standing desk I wanted to heavy duty light stand for the Continue reading…

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