Whether you are an energetic startup, an established multinational, or a passionate small business owner, your business has a brand. Word of mouth is important, and in today’s visually obsessed world of social media, your businesses visual reputation is just as important as its service reputation. Taking the time to chose the right photographer for… Continue reading What does your photographer say about your brand?
How to quickly add dozens of hashtags in your socials
Tired of always putting in the same hashtags to get some sort of pretend social traction? For a few years, I’ve been using a super easy shortcut on my iphone. I was chatting with random people while working yesterday and we came upon the subject of using hashtags and figured I’d create a new tip… Continue reading How to quickly add dozens of hashtags in your socials
The most comfortable affordable office chair for those long hours of photo editing
We spend loads of time behind a desk. Whether at home or in an office, working behind a screen is a fact of life for most people today. As a photographer, I invest loads of money in my gear and it’s upkeep. From buying new lenses, cleaning camera bodies and sensors, laptops, wires, triggers and… Continue reading The most comfortable affordable office chair for those long hours of photo editing
Budgeting time as a festival photographer | Montreal Concert Photographer
“How do you budget your time during festivals like this? It must be run, shoot, edit, repeat, all day.” I had a friend (hey Eric!) who asked the above question on my Facebook following a post of my Heavy Montreal day 1 images, where I was asked to pull double stage duty as one… Continue reading Budgeting time as a festival photographer | Montreal Concert Photographer
The Sole of an Artist!
When dealing with artists, lights, movement, fans, security… why not challenge myself a bit more and grab some shots of… shoes!
Tip #15: Giving your images the “wow” factor … the easy way
You are going to read this and find it so simple, but yet, it is a hard thing to get in the habit of doing. It is something I tell all my students to do when they first start out. Post procesing is important to your image, as is choosing the right gear and settings… Continue reading Tip #15: Giving your images the “wow” factor … the easy way
Quick Tip #15: One of the easiest tips that sped up my Lightroom workflow | Montreal Music Photographer
“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” – Henry Ford When you work in the media world, time is key. We all have a very limited time to get the images of the artists on stage (3 songs and out!), but in many instances, you… Continue reading Quick Tip #15: One of the easiest tips that sped up my Lightroom workflow | Montreal Music Photographer
Quick Tip #7: Local Camera Repair
We all know the myth (is it?) that once your warranty period ends, that is when things break. The same seems to happen with camera equipment. We all run in to issues with our gear. From dropping lenses, bodies that suddenly don’t auto focus like they should, pins that read memory cards that break, or… Continue reading Quick Tip #7: Local Camera Repair
Q&A: Prague Night Train | Not always about the gear
Question: What settings did you use for your train photo? What camera did you use? Did you crop the image?
Beauty in imperfection?
Photographers, professional and amateur alike, are always on a quest to capture the perfect image. But what makes a perfect image? Is it the sharpness of the pixels? The fact that we can print it out bigger than a poster? Or is it the story that the image tells and the feeling it invokes.
Q&A: Buying a 6d or a 5d Mark III?
Question: Heya wanted to pick your brain. So I got the funds for a full frame camera. Was wondering your thoughs on the 6D as opposed to the 5D Mk III?
Q&A: Good beginner flash? | Montreal Photographer
Question: My niece’s birthday is coming up. She loves photography–she currently has a Canon 60D. What is a good versatile flash for an amateur photographer. I believe she has a 18-200 lens. However, I think she would probably enjoy Adobe Photoshop but there are so many. Any suggestions Pierre? Much appreciated.