PPA Wedding Degree

As many of my photographer friends are aware, today will be the first day of district judging in a new competition specifically for wedding photographer at The Professional Photographers Association of America. I was an advocate for this degree and have long been...

Dance Photography Tampa

I’ve been doing dance photography in Tampa for about 10 years now. It’s quite a bit different from most volume school type photography mostly because it’s full-length. Sure, there are sports that you photograph full-length but most of them are...

Fuji X100F: When to use the Neutral Density Filter

When I first bought my Fuji X100F, I really didn’t pay much attention to the built-in neutral density filter. In my professional career, I almost never used a neutral density filter. It just wasn’t something I needed. I soon discovered that the fuji X100F...

Fuji x100F – What Does The Leaf Shutter Do?

One of the things that is always mentioned when discussing the Fuji X100F is the fact that it has a leaf shutter. If you’ve ever wondered what a leaf shutter means for your photography then look no further. The video below explains what a leaf shutter is and how...

What Does It Mean To Be A Master Photographer?

I am a member of the Professional Photographers of America, the largest photography organization in the world that was founded 150 years ago. Have you ever seen the Ken Burns documentary about the Civil War? All those battlefield images were shot by Matthew Brady. He...