The Art of Business.

The Art of Business.

A discussion with my G+ friend Michael Adkins got me thinking about the art of photography as a business. It left me mulling over several thoughts that I wanted to share with anyone who will listen. I've been self-employed (not as a photographer) for nearly 10 years now so I have a bit of experience to speak from. And please, take it all with a grain of salt and realize I am smirking as I write it. :-)

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Posted by Tony on Dec 27, 2012 | Photography
PovertyWizards

PovertyWizards

In photography, when you're trying to add flash and want it 'off-camera' there's a few options. Off-camera flash is important, because let's be honest, on-camera flash looks harsh and just plain bad. So we have to move the flash away from the camera.

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Posted by Tony on Apr 22, 2008 | Photography
Flickr Adds Video, Users Up In Arms

Flickr Adds Video, Users Up In Arms

Wow, I don't think I've ever seen the addition of a feature cause so much grief. It's not like Flickr has taken away something everyone loved, or perhaps they have. When is the last time a website you use, without taking anything away, added a new feature and made you mad?

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Posted by Tony on Apr 11, 2008 | Photography
Photography and Storage

Photography and Storage

In today's digital photography age, we're producing gigabytes and gigabytes of photos. Many more than we ever did in the days of film. This makes people who normally wouldn't think about proper backup practices need to learn these things. Suddenly a photographer has a need to be computer literate, if not a computer expert. For many of you, this takes you out of your comfort zone.

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Posted by Tony on Mar 28, 2008 | Photography
Trying Raw Photography

Trying Raw Photography

I'm trying to play around with RAW image photography instead of JPG, but I've been finding Linux not very cooperative with my Olympus E-510 camera.

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Posted by Tony on Jan 20, 2008 | Photography
Today's Weather

Today's Weather

Just a side note on today's weather. Taken with an Olympus e-510 DSLR camera at iso 100 shutter 1/100th and aperture of f/5.6. Post processing and conversion to B&W using The Gimp.

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Posted by Tony on Jan 17, 2008 | Photography