Stock Performer – Analyze Your Micro-stock Sales

Finally there is system in place for anyone selling “micro-stock” to get better feedback on the sale of the images. I discovered in a forum thread a different site that would track and give data on sale, but I found Read more »

Realtime Visual Feedback For Your Models During a Photo Shoot

Thanks to iStockphoto Member RichLegg, he posted a solution that I had been looking for. On occasion I shoot with my Canon 5dmkII tethered to my computers using Lightroom 3. I’ve been wanting a way for my model to be Read more »

DropBox Good Replacement for IDisk

Ok, maybe I’m late to the party, but I’ve found the solution for those of you using Apple’s iDisk. Let me first to say that I was not a happy camper when I found out that Mac’s new iCloud service Read more »

Manfrotto Monopods and Tripods

Ok, everyone has their favorite tripods and monopods. This post isn’t meant to change anyone over to a new system, however for those first timers, this may be a good post on finding good quality and function for a reasonable Read more »

Elinchrom Quadra RX AS Speed Lighting System

I have been shooting with the Elinchrom Ranger RX AS  systems for over a year now and just love the consistent results that I get from them. I push them hard, shooting a lot, shooting in different temperatures and moisture conditions Read more »

Manfrotto 1004BAC Master Stand Air Cushioned 12′ 4 Sect., 3 Risers

I know one piece of gear that doesn’t get noticed are lighting stands, as long as they stand up and you can put light on them then job done, right? Well, with anything it’s the little things that can make Read more »

NUMA Sport Optics

Being blind as a bat most of my life, I’ve always have had a relationship with glasses and contacts! Sometimes that relationship ended when the glasses decided to leave my face for the ocean’s bottom in leiu of seeing the Read more »

Black Rapid Camera Strap RS-7 R-Strap

So, I finally found a camera strap that makes using a camera a joy to use. Last year I did a lot of shooting out in Utah with some iStock photographers. I noticed that they all were using the same Read more »

Elinchrom Ranger RX AS Speed Lighting System

“Light is Light, our’s is just better” is a slogan that evolved among myself and my shooting partners and iStockphoto members Jacom Stephens and Dan Bachman. I”m hoping Elinchrom will pick it up and use it. So, where do I Read more »

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Standard Zoom

I thought I would review my experience with the Canon  EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Standard Zoom. I totally understand that every lens has a purpose and every image requires a certain lens to get the look that the photographer wants. I’m Read more »