• The 5 Best & Worst Things About Being a Professional Photographer

    The 5 Best & Worst Things About Being a Professional Photographer

    It’s true. Every job has its pros and cons. The trouble was, my old office job as a marketing manager seemed to have more than its fair share of negatives. The thought of being in that routine until the sweet release of retirement scared me a lot. Don’t get me […]

  • 5 Tips For Better Real Estate Photography

    5 Tips For Better Real Estate Photography

    I’ve been photographing high-end real-estate for about 6 years and have probably shot several hundred, if not thousand, properties in that time. When I look back at the images I handed over to my clients in my first year, I cringe. Back then I thought to myself “how hard can […]

  • How It Was Shot & Edited #1 – Studio Portrait

    How It Was Shot & Edited #1 – Studio Portrait

    Our tutorial on how a studio shot of musician Kris Pohlmann was shot including a walk-through of the lighting set-up and retouching. For more episodes from our ‘How It Was Shot & Edited’ series, just click here. Click the logo below to subscribe to the We Are SO Photo YouTube channel. […]

  • Lightroom Tutorial – Adding Copyright Metadata To Your Photos

    Lightroom Tutorial – Adding Copyright Metadata To Your Photos

    In this tutorial I show you how to add your personal copyright information to your images in the form of a metadata preset. Click the logo below to subscribe to the We Are SO Photo YouTube channel. Click here to view more of our Lightroom videos  

  • DSLR Metering Modes Explained

    DSLR Metering Modes Explained

    All modern DSLR cameras have a selection of different metering modes. They all work to assist the photographer in obtaining the best exposure for the scene they are photographing. Understanding the difference between them and when to use them is essential to taking better photos. What is Metering? Essentially, metering […]

  • How To – Painting With Light

    How To – Painting With Light

    Would you believe it if I said this photo was taken in a pitch black location at 1am in the morning? How did we illuminate the car so much? Where did all the light come from? What is that peculiar red trail in the background? To achieve this result, all […]

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