Rust belt communities in states like Pennsylvania are becoming non-existent, yet one photographer chose to encapsulate her experience through visual arts.
Women may have had a place in the White House, but not quite like this one. Our next feature had a very important role in the White House, and you may have seen her work and didn’t know it. (more…)
Elizabeth “Tex” Williams’ career began when she applied for an assistant’s job at Stanley Reddick Art Studio in Houston. Elizabeth, also known as “Tex”, learned the basics of photography and later purchased her own Kodak camera. This is only the beginning of her photography career.
I can’t tell you how many of my artist friends who complain about how their legs and knees and necks are giving them problems. The pain of dragging a camera bag, strobes, modifiers and whatever else you need to complete a job adds wear and tear on our bodies. It’s one of those necessary evils to create work that will keep our clients loving us. Yet, we don’t love ourselves when we don’t take care of our bodies. We carry pounds of equipment weekly, and sometimes, daily. Our bodies can only take so much before it completely gives out. Physical activity, beyond lugging gear, can be beneficial to your physical, mental and creative sensibilities.
As an artist/entrepreneur, we’re always looking for ways to maintain our creativity and our finances, especially during slow seasons. During the winter, work can be nonexistent. Clients are away for the holidays or may be regrouping for upcoming projects in the new year. Bills still need be paid and food still needs to go in the refrigerator. That means our time is either spent evaluating or creating our marketing and creative strategies for our brand. Unfortunately, we as photographers have to find ways to sustain our personal lives.
You have the camera, your lens, and a few vital pieces you’ve added to your camera bag. In this post, I’m going to give you five essential tools to add to your photography kit.
My cameras are my lifeline and I’d hate for anything to happen to them. That’s why I’ve been on the hunt for a camera bag to protect my investment.
I finally have a go-to set-up for my photography and videography gear.