Why Real-Estate Agents NEED to Hire Good Photographers.

It drives me crazy as I’m shopping around for apartments and houses and see the poor quality of photographs that agents and individuals listing their properties with. As an agent not only do great photographs help you lease apartments and sell houses but they also set you ahead from other agents that you may be competingContinue reading “Why Real-Estate Agents NEED to Hire Good Photographers.”

How to Edit and Share Your DSLR Photos on the Go.

Everything is portable these days.  Smartphones and tablets have only enhanced that. Today I’m going to talk about all of the ways we can use these new mobile devices to enhance your Digital SLR shootings on the go.  I will not be including any talks about the use of laptops since the interface is theContinue reading “How to Edit and Share Your DSLR Photos on the Go.”

One Year Ago Today I Left Corporate America For Good.

And I couldn’t be happier. Today I celebrate the one year anniversary of my new job at the University of Pennsylvania.  I have worked for Apple, Western Digital, and Keyence all leading up to this job but it wasn’t easy. After leaving Apple my career path slowly turned toward outside sales.  I was really good atContinue reading “One Year Ago Today I Left Corporate America For Good.”

Moving From a Crop Camera to a Full Frame Camera.

I purchased my first DSLR in 2007.  A Canon Rebel XT (350D) with 18-55mm & 70-300mm kit lenses.  I had ZERO idea how to use it or any of the theory behind proper photography.  I did have a strong desire to learn. I would bring it with me everywhere and read as much as IContinue reading “Moving From a Crop Camera to a Full Frame Camera.”

Can iPad Pro Replace a Laptop?

I typically use my 13″ MacBook Pro for everything.  It links into my desk and becomes a desktop and follows me to most meetings outside of my office.  I use the iPad Pro 9.7″ for taking a lot of notes and research on the fly. Since I’ve been using Microsoft Office 365 and BOX, IContinue reading “Can iPad Pro Replace a Laptop?”

How Budgeting My Time Allowed Me To Have Multiple Streams of Income, Start Graduate School, and Pursue Passions.

Let me start off by saying I am, in no way, a financial expert.  Good glad we’ve established that.  I spent the last decade budgeting off of what I could afford based on whatever my expected income was for my single job.  I paid my bills, saved what I thought I could afford to, and spentContinue reading “How Budgeting My Time Allowed Me To Have Multiple Streams of Income, Start Graduate School, and Pursue Passions.”

A Weekend With a Canon 5D MK3 and Canon 16-35 L

As I’ve been considering the switch to a Full Frame camera I thought it would be a good idea to spend sometime with one before making the investment.  I was lucky enough to rent a Canon 5D Mark 3 & Canon 16-35mm 2.8L for the weekend to replace my Canon 60D and Toking 11-16 2.8.Continue reading “A Weekend With a Canon 5D MK3 and Canon 16-35 L”

My Start in Live Music Photography.

I love music.  Who doesn’t?  Live music is one of my favorite forms of art.  It has been since I first saw Incubus many many years ago.  As I started getting into photography more and more I thought it would be cool to shoot shows for a number of reasons:  Maybe I could start snakingContinue reading “My Start in Live Music Photography.”

A Few Weekdays in Philadelphia

Been lucky enough to be living in this awesome city for about 3 years now.  The past 3 weeks I’ve been carrying my SRL with my almost everywhere.  Between working two jobs and being a grad student I still try to find time to capture what I see as beautiful. Feel free to enlarge eachContinue reading “A Few Weekdays in Philadelphia”

The best camera, is the one you have with you.

An old photography professor used to tell me that all the time.  With the advances in iPhone it’s not wonder it became the worlds most popular camera too.  But I’m still in love with carrying around my crumpler full of DSLR goodies…  Here is a shot on my walk into work today in beautiful QueenContinue reading “The best camera, is the one you have with you.”