How to Pull Off Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses By Julie Sabatino and Erin Celletti

July 09, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Bridesmaid style has come a long way. Gone are the days of everyone wearing the same dress. Today, brides are mixing it up with mismatched bridesmaid dresses, creating truly unique ensembles featuring gorgeous gowns with different styles, fabrics, hemlines, and colors. The trend allows you to highlight each individual woman and ensure she's wearing...
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Non-Refundable Deposits, Retainers and Liquidated Damages

November 29, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I've seen over and over again, photographers using the term, "non-refundable deposit". In a service industry such as photography, contract law states that Payment for a service is not earned until the service is performed. Seems pretty straightforward, right? Except for when it’s not. Courts have consistently ruled that money paid to cover advance...
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Copyright and Usage Rights

November 19, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Know the difference between Copyright and Usage Rights (Usage License), including the various types commonly used by photographers. Copyright and Usage Rights
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Understanding Flash Guide Numbers

November 18, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Ever wondered why your on-camera flash or speed light didn't stop the action? Here's a PDF on understanding Guide Numbers which are instrumental in determining effective flash to subject distance. Understanding Flash Guide Numbers
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Portrait Lighting

November 10, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Portrait Lighting Ratios and their effects: 1:1 - Key and fill lights are the same intensity (f11 / f11). widens a narrow face and provides a flat rendering that lacks dimension. produces soft, even lighting. 2:1 – Key light is one stop greater in intensity than the fill light (f11 / f8) most preferred for color and black and white beca...
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