Get Connected – Build Relationships to Drive Your Business

get connected - build relationships to drive businessGet Connected: Build Relationships to Drive Your Business is the ultimate career resource for wedding and event photographers. Discover the techniques high-end pros use to land jobs, increase their earnings and create a steady influx of new clients. Novices on the hunt for that ever-elusive first gig and established photographers can benefit equally from the information within. Continue reading

Photography Business Secrets: The Savvy Photographer’s Guide to Sales, Marketing, and More

photography guide for sales and marketingGive your photography business an edge with these professional insights! There are already more than 150,000 professional photographers in the U.S., according to Department of Labor statistics, and thousands of serious amateurs are continually seeking to become established. Whether yours is a new or long-standing photography business, you have plenty of competition. Continue reading

Picture Perfect Posing: Practicing the Art of Posing for Photographers and Models

Perfect Posing GuidePhotographer, author, and educator Roberto Valenzuela has a proven track record for teaching and explaining difficult concepts to photographers of all skill levels. His remarkable ability to break down complicated ideas into understandable, approachable elements that photographers can truly grasp–and then use their new found knowledge to improve their photography–made his first book, Picture Perfect Practice, a breakout success. Continue reading

Digital Photo Retouching: Beauty, Fashion & Portrait Photography eBook

Digital Photography Retouching GuideDigital Photo Retouching, an inspirational eBook with lots of beautiful images, retouching tips, articles and a few illustrated text and video tutorials for amateur and professional photographers who edit their work in Adobe Photoshop.

Keep in mind that most of the techniques are described and demonstrated in the video tutorials, don’t expect a lot of pages of text. This digital book is created for visual artists, and visual artists learn best from watching, not reading.

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This eBook is jam-packed with great retouching tools and techniques for face, skin and hair retouching, as well as photography tips, which will help you to avoid creating retouching problems before the images are photographed. Continue reading

CPP Exam Study Guide

“The Most Helpful and Inexpensive Study Guide for the CPP Exam.”  

CCP Study GuidePlanning on taking the CPP (Certified Professional Photography) Exam? Are you not sure what exactly what material you need to know? You’re in luck! The only guide you’ll ever need is right here, and I promise it will help you understand everything you need to know. Continue reading

STRIKING LANDSCAPES – Techniques for Photographers in Beautiful Places

Striking-Landscapes_Cover-Small_largeWe’ve just released Martin Bailey’s latest eBook Striking Landscapes, Techniques for Photographers in Beautiful Places and you’re going to love it!

It’s big (80 pages) and beautiful, and like anything Martin does, it digs into some of the nitty gritty stuff – usually the same kind of stuff I go to Martin for help on because as hard as I lean to the artsy fartsy poet-warrior stuff, Martin leans to the technical. Continue reading

Nikon D5300 Experience – Guide to Operation and Image Creation

Nikon_D5300_Experience-400Hat72Nikon D5300 Experience – The Still Photography Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an e-book user’s guide that goes beyond the D5300 manual to help you learn when and why to use the various features, controls, and custom settings of this powerful camera.  As one reader has said about Full Stop guides, 

“It’s the first guide I’ve read which has taken me through all the settings in an understandable way. I now feel that I have control over the camera.” Continue reading