• Sara Lando on Being Photographed

    Sara Lando on Being Photographed

    I’VE BEEN SHOT TWICE AND I SURVIVED! I always urge my students who want to become portrait photographers to have their photo taken; you l...
  • Bernard’s Shoot With Sara Lando

    Bernard’s Shoot With Sara Lando

    After Sara’s workshop I had expressed to Zack that I would love to photograph her; I had no idea what verbalizing those words would end u...
  • Zack’s Shoot With Sara Lando

    Zack’s Shoot With Sara Lando

    While Sara Lando was in town Bernard and I both wanted to shoot a portrait of her and we turned it into a friendly little competition that...
  • You Can’t Cross the Streams

    You Can’t Cross the Streams

    One of the exciting things about photography is that you never know what the next day will bring.  One of the stressful things about phot...
  • The Girl On A Bridge & The Instax SP-1

    The Girl On A Bridge & The Instax SP-1

    There are small moments in our lives that we need to remember. There are connections we make with other people that are random in nature, ...
  • When Will Medium Format Return?

    When Will Medium Format Return?

    I love medium format. I’ve always loved it. If you have never shot medium format, or a format above it, you are missing such a subli...
  • Fuji X100T :: First Look

    Fuji X100T :: First Look

    I have had a pre-production copy of the new Fuji X100T for a week and I have been putting it through the paces to find out how much this c...
  • Zack vs. Bernard

    Zack vs. Bernard

    While Sara Lando was in town our intern, Bernard, and I thought we’d have a little shootout with each other with Sara bein...
  • Meet The Intern

    Meet The Intern

    Meet Mr. Bernard Brand. Bernard has been interning with me since June and he has proven himself to be an invaluable asset around here. I&#...
  • Why You Need A 5-in-1 Reflector

    Why You Need A 5-in-1 Reflector

    There are some pieces of gear that get me all hot and bothered when I start talking about them. Things like my Fuji x100s or my Really Rig...
  • The Most Important Element

    The Most Important Element

    I love gear. The obsession can be pretty intense; thinking about it, talking about it, even arguing about it on the internet – which...
  • An Ambitious Lazy Procrastinator

    An Ambitious Lazy Procrastinator

    Hey everyone, I’m Caleb Arias and I’m the oldest of the four boys in our house. I’m 15 and was going into the tenth gra...
  • Wizards and Alchemy

    Wizards and Alchemy

    Soooooo… That Crop or Crap post I made went around the Internet a few times and sparked some discussions. Photographer Sid Ceaser l...
  • Location Portrait :: Lighting to Lightroom

    Location Portrait :: Lighting to Lightroom

    A group of artists here in Atlanta have started a project in conjunction with the Inside Out Project. The Inside Out Project was started b...
  • Crop or Crap :: Math or Moment

    Crop or Crap :: Math or Moment

    Let’s get a few things out of the way :: I have said, in the past, that you should move toward full frame sensors. I have always cha...
  • Fuji X-T1 Review :: Yep. It’s A Fuji.

    Fuji X-T1 Review :: Yep. It’s A Fuji.

    I have now had the Fuji X-T1 since February of this year. I have traveled to Dubai, Morocco, Cuba, and numerous places through the US with...
  • Sara Lando Kicks Ass Summer Tour :: BWI & ATL

    Sara Lando Kicks Ass Summer Tour :: BWI & ATL

    Sara Lando kicks so much ass. She kicked my ass during this year’s GPP Shootout in Dubai. Now she’s coming to the States to ki...
  • DEDPXL Dispatch :: Cuba

    DEDPXL Dispatch :: Cuba

    The fact that you are on the Internet right now puts you into one of the most fortunate groups of people on earth. If you’re reading...
  • GPP PopUP :: Singapore May 3-4

    GPP PopUP :: Singapore May 3-4

    Greetings to my friends on the other side of the world! I’m excited to be part of the next Gulf Photo Plus PopUP event taking place ...
  • Fuji Instax :: A 75 Cent Door Opener

    Fuji Instax :: A 75 Cent Door Opener

    I’m going to be honest with you. I have never understood the appeal of the FujiFilm Instax Mini film and cameras. Yeah, they’r...
  • DEDPXL Dispatch :: Dubai

    DEDPXL Dispatch :: Dubai

    How often do you feel like you are busting your ass and gaining zero traction? How often do you feel like your work won’t be noticed...
  • Q&A :: Promoting To Agencies

    Q&A :: Promoting To Agencies

    Rameez asks about getting his foot in the door with advertising agencies. Mentioned in this video: Seattle based photographer John Keatley...
  • Q&A :: Headshot Lens / Location Scouting

    Q&A :: Headshot Lens / Location Scouting

    In this episode of Q&A Brad asks about using a 24-70 for headshots and Bill asks about location scouting. Mentioned in this video̷...
  • OneLight v 2.0 :: The New Video!

    OneLight v 2.0 :: The New Video!

    Announcing the new OneLight Workshop video version 2.0! Last year I retired the original OneLight video last year and began working on the...
  • Q&A :: Traveling Light

    Q&A :: Traveling Light

    I will be fielding your questions here on DEDPXL. While I won’t be going through them at the break neck speed that I did on my Q&...
  • Welcome To DEDPXL

    Welcome To DEDPXL

    Welcome to DEDPXL. This is where I was going to tell you about this new venture I am starting and describe the different features and cont...