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How to Photograph a Music Festival


There have never been more opportunities for photographers to cover music festivals than there are today. From big-name festivals in major markets to smaller regional and local festivals, these events offer a fun and challenging experience for both the newcomer and the seasoned professional. With a decade of covering festivals large and small, in this […]


Six Lighting Setups to Try on Your Next Photoshoot


Over the course of my career, I’ve noticed that a lot of my work comes in waves, where I will be incredibly busy for several months on end, and then be really slow for a month or two. Historically, August is always been a slow month, so as a result, I typically take my time […]


Getting Started in Cave Photography


A few years ago, I got an email from an editor with the subject line “Caving next week?” It was an invitation to work on a caving assignment in Idaho and Wyoming. At the time, I was uncertain that caving was something I was interested in so I passed on the job. Boy was I […]

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How AI Tools are Making Retouching Easier Than Ever


A few months ago, I wrote about AI art, and what it means for the industry of photography. Admittedly, in the last 6 months or so, my take on the topic feels a bit dated, and I’m far more concerned than ever with the technology advancing so rapidly and what it means for the industry […]

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Testing Davinci Resolve’s New AI Transcription


I’ve written before about how important interview transcription is to a documentary editing workflow, and, as an occasional documentary editor, I’ve tried countless different solutions in search of an option that works for me. In my film school days, I’d just open up an interview in Final Cut, play it back in real-time, and type […]

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