Whether you're just dipping your toe into the realm of professional photography or you're a seasoned pro, it's a good idea to step back every once in a while and [re]evaluate your pricing strategy. Business and market conditions can change very quickly, and your skill set as a photographer is likewise constantly evolving. In order to keep your business running optimally, you need to ensure that you're pricing yourself correctly for the range of products and services you're able to provide. Read more
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Ever notice how the camera just seems to LOVE certain people, but the rest of us end up with triple chins, mysterious red blotches, and half-closed eyes? Yeah, I feel your pain.
Getting a halfway flattering portrait of one person is often a challenge, but when you compound the problem by attempting to capture an entire group of people in one good shot...well that can be darn near impossible! Read more
There's certainly no shortage of people looking to break into the music photography business. Just do a quick search on the subject and you'll find countless other people trying to figure out how to use their camera as a passport to the land of rock stardom.
However, I'm gonna make it really easy for you-- the key to success in this business is simply knowing how to differentiate yourself, and I'll show you how to do that in three simple steps. Read more
Stumped about what to do for your next band photo shoot? Tired of the same old "stand around on the railroad tracks" or "lean against a brick wall" poses? Well, you're in luck-- here are 30 great ideas to get the creative juices flowing. Read more
Sometimes when you've followed an artist's work for a while, you feel a desire to peel back the curtain and get to know them on a more personal level. Well, this is me pulling back the curtain.... Read more
Of all the light modifiers in my current toolbox, the one I reach for most frequently (by far) is a beauty dish. It wasn't always this way, but through lots of experimentation with band portraits and general music photography, I've come to the conclusion that a beauty dish is often the best tool for the job. Why, you ask? Read on to find out... Read more
So you've been asked to shoot some band photos, or maybe help put together a press kit. Perhaps you've got some general portraiture experience under your belt, but nothing specifically in the genre of music photography. So what do you do? Well, here's a list of things you might wanna avoid if you ever hope to have success as a band photographer. Read more
Voted "Tampa Bay's Best Top 40 Cover Band" by FM radio behemoth 93.3 FLZ, Anchor Atlantic (http://anchoratlanticband.com) has built a solid reputation on keeping audiences rocking all night long. Read more