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Your Chamber of Commerce

October 07, 2016 - Business Promotion: Yet another way to promote your photography business is to join your local Chamber of Commerce. And...
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Adapt Overcome Improvise

September 02, 2016 - Image from: Pixabay The digital revolution has come to photography and only those who adapt to it will survive. Hars...
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Equipment Every DSLR Owner Should Have

August 12, 2016 - What are some tools that every DSLR owner should have in their arsenal? Lens Hoods Image from: Wikipedia Why do...
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Business Expenses

August 05, 2016 - Many people already know this, however it’s a nice reminder: One of the advantages of using one of your talents and c...
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Why Blog?

July 08, 2016 - Wildflowers and Pixels shared Eight Ways to Establish Credibility on Your Website on Pinterest and it resonated with me...
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Can I Shoot Here and Sell My Photography?

June 24, 2016 - A quick little column today but necessary I think for some of us: Today’s blog comes to you because I’m planning a tr...
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Choosing Your Paper Type

June 03, 2016 - From 2007 until 2015 I used another photography service to host my website. During that time period I gave my customers...
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DSLR for the holidays

November 25, 2015 - Here's a repeat column from last year. Seeing as the holidays are coming soon, I thought it might be a good thing to rep...
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Out of Your Comfort Zone

August 11, 2015 - How many times in the past six months have you done something completely out of character? How many times have you riske...
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Compensation For Our Work

July 28, 2015 - Have you as photographers ever noticed that we are expected to give our work away? I experience it less often now, as I’...
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Ground Cover

June 30, 2015 - I went out shooting last spring with a friend of mine who is also a photographer and as we gathered our gear together fo...
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Computer Security

June 23, 2015 - As a caveat: I get no compensation from any of these resources I've mentioned here today. Backing Up One of the or...
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Your Favorite Lens

November 11, 2014 - We all have a favorite lens, one that is on our DSLR the bulk of the time we are out. I learned through experience that...
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The Frame Shop on Wall Street

October 21, 2014 - Image from: Frame Shop on Wall Street –Do you live local to Madison, Connecticut? –Are you an artist/photographer?...
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Google Analytics vs Statcounter

October 14, 2014 - I count my stats using two counters: Statcounter Image from: Wikipedia Google Analytics Image from: Wikimedi...
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Less is More

September 23, 2014 - For those of us who have a web presence, those who sell their photography online, a very simple adage and one I’m sure w...
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Off Brand Lenses

September 16, 2014 - When a photographer has a name brand camera body, be it a Canon or a Nikon, how do you feel about buying off brand lense...
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Surf Club Sunsets

September 09, 2014 - I took a quick trip to our Madison, Connecticut Town Beach on Sunday evening to experiment again with my new EFS 10-18mm...
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EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM –Review

August 12, 2014 - I received an email from A mazon about a month ago reminding me that I had a $150 gift card that was still on file. This...
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Logo Follow Up

July 22, 2014 - In February I wrote in Promoting Your Business that it was important to have a logo and use it as extensively as possibl...
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The Best Camera

June 03, 2014 - So, two days ago, on Monday, June 2nd I spent the day on Block Island. The trip was planned months ago when my friend, T...
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Exhibiting Your Work

April 22, 2014 - Carrying on with promoting your business, another opportunity to market yourself comes in the form of exhibiting your be...
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Times to Shoot

March 11, 2014 - What’s the best time of day to shoot? That’s a question many new photographers ask. First let’s look at something differ...
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Organizing My Work

March 04, 2014 - Let’s look back last week’s column: Photoshop Lesson/Batching. That column will explain why I batch so much of my work...
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Photoshop Lessons/Batching

February 25, 2014 - A few years ago I went shooting with Karen S. someone I met through another online friend. As we were shooting I discuss...
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Shopping For Equipment

February 18, 2014 - The choice about where to go for your camera equipment is a personal one and because there are so many options available...
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Promoting Your Business

February 11, 2014 - This column today is aimed primarily at the professional business photographer. Others may glean a bit of valuable infor...
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Raw vs Jpeg

January 28, 2014 - Let’s discuss shooting Raw vs shooting Jpg today. Image from: SLRLounge.com I’ve been shooting digital since 2005 a...
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Lens Accessories

January 07, 2014 - A Few Must haves if you are going the DSLR route when investing a camera. Lens Accessories: Filters: UV Filters: Imag...
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Selling Your Photography

December 17, 2013 - Marketing Your Photography: If you are a photographer who has received comments from people such as: –Your photography...
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Pro Lenses vs Consumer Lenses

December 03, 2013 - Those of you who read my first column here at CJP Photo News know, I’m a Canon user so this blog will be Canon centric w...
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