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  • Tog TipsPhoto of 80% of Portrait Photography is Psychology – Techniques for Photographing People

    80% of Portrait Photography is Psychology – Techniques for Photographing People

    I have mentioned often that 80% of portrait photography is psychology and 20% of it is photography. I go into the psychology in a lot of other pieces, so I wanted to take a moment to address that 20%. 20% of portrait photography …. Understand that the 20% that is photography is the foundation that…

  • LightingPhoto of Learn How to SEE Light. Remember the Egg!

    Learn How to SEE Light. Remember the Egg!

    When I started telling the egg story in my workshops many years ago, I got the sense that people were just humoring me as they sat there nodding their heads as if they understood the message. So I went ahead and recorded a video to show what I was talking about when I told the…

  • Tog TipsPhoto of The BEST Way to Dramatically Improve your Photography Skills

    The BEST Way to Dramatically Improve your Photography Skills

    Hey gang! If you’re reading this, than you’re either really bored, think I write better than J. K. Rowling (which I assure you I do not), or you want to improve your skills as a photographer. If the last one is the case, BRAVO! You’ve come to the right place. Improving as a photographer is…

  • Tog TipsPhoto of Don’t Be Afraid to SUCK!

    Don’t Be Afraid to SUCK!

    You heard me right… Don’t be afraid to SUCK! Yes, it’s okay to fail in order to become a better photographer. In fact, you need to fail if you want to improve your skills! Think about it- the lessons that tend to stand the test of time are generally the ones that come out of…

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