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Review: BenQSW271 Monitor

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Ultra Precision Calibration with the BenQ SW271 4K Photographers Monitor

Recently I setup the BenQ SW271 27inch 4K monitor for my editing work.  Getting it out to the box and connecting it to my computer was extremely easy.  The first thing you will notice turning on the monitor is the high resolution and the...

Just Out: Fine Art Photography is a good investment

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Article in the The Robb Report say that investing in Fine Art Prints out perform Gold or Real Estate. Good news for photographers looking to sell their Fine Art Images.

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...