Stacking Images/ND Filters

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The difference between a boring image and a striking one can often be as simple as applying a few basic techniques. The image in color was taking at high noon with the camera setting at f/16, 100th sec. at ISO 100. This could've easily been taken by tourist hand holding a camera. It is very unlikely that I would hang this...

Your Greatest Asset

Monday, February 13, 2017

Written Blog

Whenever I begin the process of teaching photography, I always start by emphasizing what I believe to be the greatest single asset an artist can possess. It is something that is virtually impossible to copy or steal, the very uniqueness we each possess. Each one of us view the world differently....

Product Review: EnChroma

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Written Blog

Whenever I talk about the creative process, I often make reference to that fact that I am colorblind. For years I never would have stated this publicly for fear that my clients might find out.  The funny thing is that now I believe my colorblindness is one of the greatest assets I possess as an...

What Makes A Great Photograph?

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Video Blog

Watch this 5 minute video as Joel talks about the creative process and the importance of developing your personal artistic vision.



Image Info:

For this image of Steve stephen, I use three lights, two as edge lights and one 22 inch beauty-dish as my over the camera...

Digital Storage Solutions

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Video Blog

Watch this twelve minute video as Joel talks about the importance of backing up your images.

IoSafe 214 Fire and Waterproof 2-Bay NAS RAID Enclosure



Synology 32 TB DS1813+ DiskStation 8 Bay

Self-Assignments

Monday, May 11, 2015

Video Blog

Watch this nine minute video as Joel talks about the importance of creating self-assignments to compete in todays marketplace.

Image Info:

This composite of Britney with Joshua Tree was shot in two parts: Britney in the studio using three lights, two large soft-boxes as edge...

BEHIND THE LENS

The Start to Finish Series

Follow Joel as he take you through the whole process with one final image from start to finish

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The Master Series Collection

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Joel's original series of topics from portrait lighting to post processing in Photoshop

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Portrait Photography On Location

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Seven Tutorials demontrating different techniques strobing portraits on location in the field

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Two Day Live Workshop

Study with Joel in one of his personal two day workshops.  Over seven hours of hands on shooting with amazing models

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Two Full Day Workshop

Joel has recorded over six hour of teaching and behind the scenes training from one of his two day workshops

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