Why Cinematography and Photography have a lot in Common

Have you ever watched an old movie from the 1950’s and found that it was not quite as exciting as a movie today? Well, cinematography has changed quite a bit since then and I am not talking about the explosive special effects department. One of the biggest factors utilized by the great Alfred Hitchcock, is the rotation of shots at …

Can a Graphic Designer become a great Photographer?

I found myself in a position when I was a young graphic designer where I grew tired of scouring the Internet for the perfect image to match my vision or a simple image to meet the client’s expectation.  I also found it a bit annoying that there were many restrictions on textures and certain photos that were fairly easy to …

Why Choose a Photojournalist over a Traditional Wedding Photographer

Wedding photography has been going through a period of change.  Traditional wedding photographers line people up and take posed photos.  While they typically take some “candid” wedding photos what you see is what you get.  The latest option for wedding photographs is to have them taken by a wedding photojournalist. A photojournalist is a photographer who tells a story through …

How to Keep Your Wedding Photography in Your Budget

5 ways to keep your Wedding Photography in your Budget: Wedding photography can be one of the largest expenses of your wedding plans.  You can expect to allot 10% to 30% of your wedding budget to photography.  Choosing the right photographer and following these guidelines will help you keep your wedding photography in your budget. Review your Needs Talk to …