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Do I need a model release?

The greatest photography myths are those regarding model releases.You've probably been told that photographers need...

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Medium Format vs Full Frame vs Crop Sensor

Not a technical explanantino, rather a working example of the differences between sensor sizes for Medium Format, Full...

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Pentax 645Z Tethered directly to Lightroom + iPad

I have tested out the Pentax 645Z tethered directly into Lightroom, and also setup an iPad for image review for anyone...

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Fashion Show Zoom lens wish

I have a number of zoom lens, but I have a wish for two with expanded range.

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Rokinon 24mm Tilt Shift Lens

What are Tilt Shift lenses used for? Here is one good example in product photography.

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Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art on Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000 with Sigma 24mm Art

I just received my NX adapter for my Nikon mount glass, so I tried it out with my Sigma 24mm | Art

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Sigma 24mm-85mm Field of View

Choosing a long lens or a wide lens.

A quick look at choosing a long lens or a wide lens, its sometimes about the environment. It not about being lazy, or just walk closer to your subject and learn to frame better.

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Model Release

Don't forget to get a model release! Yes, it can bite you in the end. There was once a time I shot for fun without model releases, and some of the best work I have done, I cant use.

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StyleFashion 2015

Just a glimpse shooting StyleFashion week 2015

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Jessica Weaver

A lovely model that I have had the pleasure of working with. I had been following Jessica for a while and have been wanting to shoot with her, but I was waiting for something different to come along. Something different for both Jessica and I.

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DTLA Behind the Scenes with Jessica Weaver

I thought I would show the behind the scenes shot in DTLA with Jessica Weaver while putting the Sigma 24mm | Art lens to the test.

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My Post Workflow

I have been asked a few times how I process my shots, so I decided to share my Post Workflow Process. From RAW image to Final Image.

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Seira Vong

I had the opportunity of working with Seira Vong as she was just getting started. We teamed up well together and helped each other grow.

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Managing your lighting controls

Just a quick glance in how I manage multiple Spedlights and Strobes from my camera. When using several lights on a shot, and you change concepts, you need to change some of the lighting, and its nice to adjust power levels or turns lights on/off right from the camera.

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Manfrotto 494RC2 Ball Head

Ballhead on Monopod

Some people say its not needed, but here is why I use Ballheads on my Monopods.

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Jennifer BB

Jennifer, a model, a friend. She is one of the models that I have become friends with and love to shoot with.

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Ariss in Asian Warrior Princess

Ariss Huang

A long time friend and model. Ariss supported my efforts to return to photography.

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Kelci Magel - Crawl

Kelci Magel

I met Kelci Magel at a shoot that I was supervising for another company. Kelci was organizing and managing the talent, makeup, and wardrobe.

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What hammer did you use?

Have you ever seen a really nice cabinet, or table, or house you liked? And did you ever ask or wonder, what screwdriver or hammer they used? Far too often we ask what camera someone used because we think its the camera that made a great photo.

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Exposure: ISO, Shutter Speed, f/stop

Quick Exposure Settings

Quick, Fast, overview of Shutter Speed, f/stop, and ISO and how they all relate.

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Street Photography

Street Photography says nothing about what your shooting just the playground your in, not a type of photography.

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Poolside with Seira Vong

Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM | S

Quick shoot and testing with the Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 | Sports

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Nikon D4s from Adorama - FlexShopper Fail

Adorama FlexShopper Fail - I saw an option for FlexShopper, but it was a Fail

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