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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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Donating Your Work

September 23, 2016 - Let’s be clear: When I say donate your work, I’m NOT suggesting giving your photography away. Image from: Wikimed...
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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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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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Books as Resources

May 20, 2016 - Don’t forget to look for me tomorrow on the Madison, Connecticut Green. Once in awhile I will be writing a column...
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Local Exhibits vs Web Sales

February 24, 2016 - For those photographers who have retail websites and show their photography at events and local exhibits, here’s a quest...
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Google+ vs Facebook

February 10, 2016 - In 2011, Google brought us it's most enduring Social Media effort in Google+. Having tired of Facebook and its constant...
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Out and About

August 25, 2015 - Writing has always been a HUGE passion of mine. It’s actually my first passion. Not by much, a year if that, if I recall...
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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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Spring Festival Report

June 09, 2015 - Last month I went to my annual outdoor exhibit on The Madison, Connecticut Green. The number of vendors were smaller...
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Which Lens?

May 26, 2015 - Imagine you’re going away on a landscape photo shoot and you own a DSLR camera. You can ONLY take one lens. You own an...
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Happy One Year

December 02, 2014 - Happy one year birthday to my newest blog: Image from: Wikimedia I want to thank all of my readers who have support...
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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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Photographing the Soul

July 01, 2014 - I vividly remember an episode of Frasier where someone wanted to take a picture of Martin, Frasier’s Dad and he steadfas...
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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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The Shot

May 13, 2014 - We all have one photo in our catalog that we measure ourselves by. This is mine. This photograph is the LAST photo I...
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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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Dichotomies

April 01, 2014 - Some time ago I posted something on Google+, about dichotomous interests and I realized as I was writing my thoughts out...
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Always Find a Way to Make a Sale

March 25, 2014 - I’m sure everyone is familiar with the saying: There is more than one way to skin a deer (Notice what I did there?)...
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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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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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Picking the Right Camera bag

January 21, 2014 - Okay. So you have a DSLR and a variety of accessories. The next thing on your list should be a camera bag. I’ve gone thr...
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Ninety Percent of Success

January 14, 2014 - This column first appeared at Wisdom and Life on Monday, October 2011: Ninety Percent of Success Thus the datedness of...
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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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