• Moving To Motion :: Part 2 :: GH4

    Moving To Motion :: Part 2 :: GH4

    As I detailed in the first part of this series, I have had a slow and meandering relationship with video for a number of years. It’s...
  • The Lomography New Petzval Lens

    The Lomography New Petzval Lens

    I love old school photography.  Big old brass lenses and huge cameras and chemicals that stain your fingers and make you pass out if expo...
  • Moving To Motion :: Part 1

    Moving To Motion :: Part 1

    I’m bloated and uncomfortable. There’s a sharp pain in my gut. I’m searching site after site trying to find something to...
  • Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 3 :: Accessories

    Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 3 :: Accessories

    In wrapping up this series on FujiFilm X cameras, I’m going to talk about a few of my favorite accessories from batteries to straps ...
  • Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 2 :: Lenses

    Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 2 :: Lenses

    This is part two of my three part Fuji X Series Buyer’s guide. Please visit part one to read my introduction to this series and rea...
  • Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 1 :: Cameras

    Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 1 :: Cameras

    I have been a Fuji fan boy since the original X100 and, as you can see from the photo above, I have continued to drink the Fuji juice. Tha...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • MPEX Experience

    MPEX Experience

    MPEX Experience is the official blog for Midwest Photo Exchange and is a sponsor of DEDPXL. My favorite features on their site are the tra...
  • Phlearn

    Phlearn

    Aaron Nace runs a great site called Phlearn. There are tons of free and paid tutorials on his site. Most of the content is post production...
  • Glyn Dewis

    Glyn Dewis

    Glyn is a good friend, photographer, and Photoshop artist based in the UK. He keeps a regularly updated blog and offers tons of resources ...
  • A Photo Editor

    A Photo Editor

    If you are working photographer, or you are working to be a working photographer, then A Photo Editor by Rob Haggart needs to be your morn...
  • Smogranch by Daniel Milnor

    Smogranch by Daniel Milnor

    Daniel Milnor is the photographer at large for Blurb. He’s one of my favorite people in our industry and he always has an interestin...
  • Foundations of a Working Photographer

    Foundations of a Working Photographer

    This is a three day course on the foundations of being a working photographer that I taught for creativeLIVE. From the gear, to the exposu...
  • Studio Lighting on creativeLIVE

    Studio Lighting on creativeLIVE

    This is a three day studio lighting class that I taught for creativeLIVE. I walk you through exposure, choosing modifiers, working on whit...
  • Photography $5k Challenge

    Photography $5k Challenge

    How often are you lusting after gear like the Nikon D4s? Or how about a Canon 5d3 with an 85mm 1.2 lens? What could you do photographicall...
  • LumoPro Umbrella Swivel Adapter

    LumoPro Umbrella Swivel Adapter

    You’re going to need a strong umbrella swivel adapter as you get into off-camera lighting. This one from LumoPro is all metal and pr...
  • Street Photography Workshop

    Street Photography Workshop

    Street photography is about a moment; a slice of unscripted life. It’s about getting in close and getting the shot. Join me on the street...
  • My Business Side

    My Business Side

      I had the honor of sitting down with Larry Becker from KelbyOne to talk in depth about my journey to becoming a professional photog...
  • The Evolution Of My Gear

    The Evolution Of My Gear

    Join me, RC Concepcion, and a small group of Atlanta photographers in my  Atlanta studio as I share the story of my relationship to gear...
  • LumoPro 16×48 Stripbox

    LumoPro 16×48 Stripbox

    If I want to bring a darker mood to a portrait, or be in precise control of a rim light, then I go straight to a large stripbox like the L...
  • LumoPro LP180 Flash

    LumoPro LP180 Flash

      The new LumoPro LP180  is my new go-to hotshoe flash. I’ve used a number of flashes over the years. From the Vivitar 285, to...
  • Photography Q&A by Zack Arias (Ummm. By me.)

    Photography Q&A by Zack Arias (Ummm. By me.)

    I spent the better part of a year answering 1,500 questions on my Q&A blog. I pulled about 120 of the questions out of the blog, edite...
  • Woman In The Mirror by Richard Avedon

    Woman In The Mirror by Richard Avedon

    If you aren’t familiar with Richard Avedon’s work please email me your address so I can stop by your house and yell at you for...
  • Visionmongers by David DuChemin

    Visionmongers by David DuChemin

    There are books on Photography and then there are books on photography. This is not a technical how-to-shoot type of book. It’s abou...
  • The Passionate Photographer by Steve Simon

    The Passionate Photographer by Steve Simon

    Steve Simon is a quiet Canadian photographer living in the heart of New York City and I love him dearly as a photographer and as a friend....
  • Slightly Out of Focus by Robert Capa

    Slightly Out of Focus by Robert Capa

    You ever feel like you’re faking it till you make it? You ever feel like changing your name and doing whatever you can to get a job?...