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Meet Sid Ceaser: Nashua New Hampshire

(All photographs copyright Sid Ceaser) Sid Ceaser Photography www.ceaserphotography.com www.sidceaserfineart.com http://dedpxl.com/author/sid-ceaser/ Video Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umKQ8VWZIRI 1. What brought out your interest in photography? How'd...

Three Ideas Thursday: June 8

3 IDEA THURSDAY   1. Partner with an up and coming graphic designer or PR firm. Connect at meetups for creatives and see if there is any synergy there. Find someone who has a similar vision and create a double hit agency to allow you to sell the graphics and them to...

Best of Project 52, May 27, 2017

The Best of Project 52 is a completion of images from our 2016, 2017 P52 Pro groups and any of the 8 Week Courses that may be live at the time. These photographers work hard to create images that will work for a portfolio and to show clients that they can indeed shoot...

Three Idea Thursday June 1

These will become more prevalent as I continue to exercise the brain muscle. Working the 10 ideas a day from James Altucher's great book "Choose Yourself". So here goes. Three Idea Thursday, June 1 1. Photograph all of the Thai Food (Italian, Mexican, French -...

“You go where you look…”

ON a motorcycle or in life, what we see in front of us will draw us in. Don't focus on the negativity or the problems, focus on the solutions and the positivity all around you. It works... it really does. WATCH THE VIDEO FOR MORE:...

Second Guessing the Art Director… Don’t Do It

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2jAWaekI4c There are two parts. 1. Don't shoot images you think art directors or clients WANT to see because you will be wrong more often than right. There is no aesthetic that everyone wants to see. So be authentically you and shoot...

How To Find Your Style (Video)

How to Find Your Style in Photography. We find it looking back at our output, not ahead at someone else’s. Imitate. Assimilate. Innovate. - Clark Terry It is not what you shoot, it is how you shoot what you shoot. Most of us start out shooting everything that comes in...

The Top 10% Club and the $10,000 Gig

I discuss the 10% rule. It's easy to get to 50% in your art. Then it gets progressively harder. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7R634RFscpk Breaking into the 80% is hard, and many photographers work to stay in that group hoping to push into the 90% group. The ninety...

Planning for a Portrait: What Gear Do I Bring

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0o1AbQOZKU Gear List: I would say that there are three levels of shooting, and unless I know ABSOLUTELY what I am walking into, I take it all. That said: Level one. Quick, on location shoot. 2 booms, C-stands 4 additional stands Tripod...

Behind the Image: Shoes

The assignment was to shoot men's or women's shoes. Keeping in mind all the parameters that shooting footwear demands, the photographers did a wonderful job. Here are a few of the best. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2kIe9nvemM

One Image: One Vision

Here is our first "One Image / One Vision" online sharing meet. Each photographer has chosen a favorite image and will have a few minutes to discuss it. Helpful and positive feedback is encouraged. Our photographs: [gallery columns="4" link="file"...

The Headshot Ebook: For You

John McAllister is a talented and hard working photographer in High Wickham, Buckinghamshire. He specializes in product and people photography for commercial clients who expect exacting standards and high creativity. In order to serve his corporate and headshot...

THE MAMIYA RB 67; ONE OF MY FAVORITE CAMERAS

Looking to get and play with a film camera that has some weight to the images... well, this bad boy has some weight, and it makes exceptionally wonderful images as well. The Mamiya RB 67 is a medium format film camera that makes a 6x7CM image (2 1/4 x 2 3/4) on 120...

24 Frames In May; 2017

ANNOUNCING: 24 FRAMES IN MAY Our annual tip of the hat to Analog is underway next week. We will have some judges and some prizes may be awarded. We'll see. SUBMITTING IMAGES. CLOSES ON JUNE 15. Please attach one single image and the contact sheet from your roll of...

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