Posts Categorized: Good Links

New Photography Magazine, The LIGHT Side Digest


Ian Pack and friends have just released the first issue of The LIGHT Side Digest.  The eMagazine features some of the most useful content as contributed to the popular, The LIGHT Side photography group on Facebook.  It’s available now as a free download from Pack’s website, and contains several good articles on lighting and studio… Read more »

New Course Offered: Selections, Channels, and Masks


Being good at Photoshop is one of the most important skills you need as a photographer. Most of us know just enough to get by, and it often shows. Things like simple retouching and composite work might okay up to a point, and then you hit a wall. It starts to look sloppy, or you… Read more »

Posing Group Portraits


Old-School is Good School Professional photography used to be about a rare kind of craftsmanship. Way before digital, there was film, paper and chemicals, and retouching was done by hand with ink and a brush. Photographic equipment and materials were expensive and every click of the shutter came with a price. A photographer learned how… Read more »

New Issue of FOTOdigital Just Released


Jose Antunes just sent me this.  The latest issue of FOTOdigital is online now. 168 pages about Photography and People. It’s Free! Access more issues of FOTOdigital here >>

Good Links


  Photos, Like Life, Blurred and Re-Envisioned:  After a brain injury, Brian Nice started to see the world differently. My Point of View:  Brian’s blog.

Kodak 1922 Film Test


Thanks to Kim at our Facebook group for bringing this to our attention.  What I like so much about this is not simply the nostalgia, but also the way you get the sense of still and motion at the same time.  Pay attention to the way the light affects the subject.  This makes for a… Read more »

Natural Light Portraiture with JimmyD

Family, weddings, kids, senior/grad portraits, models… if you shoot any of these, you’re going to want this book.  If you currently use flash for everything, you should still get this book.  It will give you the confidence you need to create beautiful work with natural light.  It’s a great bargain, too, just check it out!… Read more »

Good Links: Artists, Documentaries


I watched the documentary, Brief Encounters the other night.  Eye-opening.  Never much of a Gregory Crewdson fan, this film turned me around.  I get it now.  If you get a chance, check it out.  It’s a great look into the creative mind of this photographer.   Another documentary, on artist Wayne White, is one I’d… Read more »