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Tips and Tricks

Time Lapse Group Shot

How do you photograph 2,200 persons in ONE shot? You don’t. You take it in five different shots… The three minute video is below – and then scroll down for more details on how it was done: Ok… here’ s the skinny: You need to take it in five different …

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Line in the Sand Trick

I’d like to think that I’m all great and wonderful. That everything I shoot is so artistic and epic. I’d like to think that I only shoot what inspires me. That I’m above taking a formal shot at a wedding or… gasp!  That I actually line up a bunch of …

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The Art of the Fisheye

Enjoy this hour long workshop on the using the Fisheye Lens. The noted lens are listed below. Sigma 15mm 2.8 – For Canon Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Diagonal Fisheye Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS Sigma 15mm 2.8 – For Nikon Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Diagonal Fisheye Lens for …

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ONE SIMPLE Trick that ALWAYS Gets a Kid to SMILE

Some kids are easy to shoot. Others not so much. To get a child to smile –  I work in “Levels.” If Plan A doesn’t work… I go to Plan B… Work your way up… Plan A for me is always giving a kid a high-five. My son isn’t even …

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What is a Midnight Sunset?

Ok… it’s technically NOT at midnight. And it’s technically NOT a sunset. But I’m here today to coin a new word. “Midnight Sunset.” What is it? A “Midnight Sunset” is an unique skyline that can ONLY be recorded by the camera. Why? Because our eyes can’t see what can be …

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The “Year of the Rabbit” and YOU

Last year this time, I wrote an article called “The Year of the Tiger” and YOU. It was in preparation for the Chinese New Year – and basically how we need to be like a Tiger. To be honest, it was an easy article to write. There is so much …

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GETTING ON THE PREFERRED VENDOR’S LIST

By Guest Blogger – Melanie Snare Gene’s Note: Melanie is the Atlanta Studio Magnager for Gene Ho Photography. She’s also an accomplished model featured in music videos and several national commercials. Her article here will help wedding photographers who know the value of gettng a venue’s preferred vendor’s list. Also… …

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YOUR EMERGENCY KIT

Gene’s Note: This is a repost of a short Tip of the Week I did for my sponsor Black River Imaging. They published this in their newslatters. I can’t believe how much response this tip got. Several photographers emailed me their tips as well. I’ve added the tips from one …

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