Posted December, 2013

  • Pocket Wizard Responds To My “Epic Remote” Fails With Helpful Tips

    Dec 20th, 2013  |  41 Comments

    On Tuesday I did a post about my latest “Epic Remote Camera” fail (my 2nd fail in a row at an NFL game). The camera shoots fine in tests minutes before the players take the field, but once I move into position a bit farther back and the players actually come out, the remote cameraContinue…

  • It’s Free Stuff Thursday!

    Dec 19th, 2013  |  31 Comments

    A Beginners Guide To Photographing Christmas Morning with Pete Collins Join Pete Collins for this special holiday class that is all about taking those Christmas photos on Christmas morning. If you just got a brand new DSLR camera and you want to learn how to make your photos better, sharper, faster, and not drive yourContinue…

  • It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Corey Barker!

    Dec 18th, 2013  |  13 Comments

    Griswold Ain’t Got Nothing On This! Hello everyone and Merry Christmas! Corey Barker here and I just wanted to pop in and share a few things as we wrap up the year and get ready for what hope to be a very exciting 2014. One thing I wanted to share, or re-share is a videoContinue…

  • Another Epic Remote Camera Fail….

    Dec 17th, 2013  |  98 Comments

    Above: Me and Mike Carlson, lying down on the job getting our focus set. I use auto focus to focus on the spot where I think the players will come through the smoke (Chip Litherland and Casey Brooke Lawson were our stunt models for focusing position), then once the focus is locked in, I switchContinue…

  • A Christmas Gift I’ll Never Forget

    Dec 16th, 2013  |  36 Comments

    Above: It’s my original film SLR kit, including three filters and a cable release (yes kids, that steel cable is what we used to capture photos of dinosaurs, and those two small circles with gray caps were what film rolls came in).  Each year we throw a Christmas Party at our house for our familyContinue…

  • One of this year’s best episodes of “The Grid” (and the start of my 12-days-of-Christmas giveaways)

    Dec 13th, 2013  |  9 Comments

    This week we had New York-based fashion photographer Lindsay Adler as our in-studio guest on our free weekly photography talk show “The Grid”, and I gotta tell you — she gave some of the most clear, concise, helpful, and just downright “on-the-money” advice for fashion photographesr I’ve ever heard. People are absolutely raving about thisContinue…

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