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

Trick Photography
I highly recommend Hacking Photography to anyone who has been procrastinating learning photography.  If you want to get good fast, this is your book.

Take Stunning iPhoneography

 

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Download your copy of the new release “eyePhone – Making Stronger Photographs With Your Camera  Phone”, by author/photographer Al Smith for only $4!  Continue reading

7 Photography Blogs To Go With Your Morning Coffee

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@ Ryan Brenizer – Weddings, Engagement/Lifestyle, NYC

7 Photography Blogs To Go With Your Morning Coffee. The photography gods must be with me so far in 2012 as the number of photography blog submissions continue to climb at a brisk pace. Not surprising the number of wedding photography or wedding photographers sites have been spiking lately..’tis the season. I have also seen a dramatic increase in fashion photographers and fashion photography related sites. Today I wanted to share just a few of the great photography sites received so far this week. 

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Exposures Gallery Photography Workshops in May

Sugar Loaf — Nick Zungoli’s Exposures Gallery in Sugar Loaf will hold photography workshops in May.

Color Printing Workshop: May 2 (alumni only) and May 9 (first timers):

One day workshops for photographers who want to learn how to make exhibition quality prints using Photoshop. The day includes a morning shoot at a Hudson Valley location and an afternoon learning Photoshop printing at the gallery. The fee for each class is $295 per person, and includes lunch, a 13×19 inch color print of one’s work. Classes limited to six participants.

Hudson Bread Co.: Monday, May 16

A one day workshop for photographers who want to sharpen their photojournalism skills. Zungoli and New York Times Travel and Leisure photographer Chris Ramirez will lead a full day shoot at Hudson Bread, producing images for publication. Participants will learn portrait, still life and assignment photography using natural and studio lighting. Only a camera and tripod are required. A side trip will be an opportunity to make bread. Lunch is included and the workshop is is limited to 10 participants. Fee is $295.

Visit www.exposures.com to learn more.

A Passion for the Creative

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“Welcome to Splendour and Rouge. I like to think of this blog as a coffee table book of my favourite things. I have a passion for anything creative; photography, art, fashion and graphic design. I am inspired by traveling and currently live in the USA away from my home country of Australia. I was raised  in a small village in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. I moved to a capital city to follow my creative destiny, finishing a degree in art and working as a make-up artist and graphic designer…”

Website: http://www.splendourandrouge.com/

The Oxford School of Photography

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“The Oxford School of photography was founded by Keith Barnes in 1982 as a sister company to The Photographers Workshop, then a darkroom and studio hire centre.
OSP offers a wide range of photography courses and workshops and our blog features work from those courses but more importantly we feature the work of established and emerging photographers as well as tutorials, tips, advice and exhibition releases.”

Website: http://oxfordschoolofphotography.wordpress.com/

Photography and Culture

photography and culturePhotography and Culture creates a new context for reflection on the nature of photography, its practices, meanings, and private/public worlds. In doing so it helps to redefine the study of photography as something broader than it is often taken to be.” – Jennifer G. Tucker, Department of History, Wesleyan University

Book Description

Photography and Culture is at the forefront of new critical, reflective and analytical writing on photography. It is pluralistic in its approach, inter-disciplinary, embracing the historic and the contemporary and independent of any one prevailing theoretical critical model. It mirrors and debates new ways of thinking about photography as the photographic image becomes an ever more central player in our personal and public histories and lifestories. It seeks to become an important text for a new community of interest clustered around those who use reference, interpret or analyze photographic images within their chosen fields in arts and humanities, science and social science.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Berg Publishers (February 1, 2011)
  • Language: English

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