Defining Your Photography Brand

February 20, 2017By Jay GoodrichPro Photography Business

You know that saying…“You only get one chance to make a first impression.” With this statement in mind, I ask you…How do we see you? Do you present what you do as an occupation in a clean and organized manner or do you go to school with stains on your shirt? As a photographer, artist … Read More

The Sun is the Ultimate Light Source

February 7, 2017By Jay GoodrichPro Photography Tips

The Sun and The Photographer The sun is the ultimate lighting source for photographers, only many of us don’t realize it. We become so enamored with the gadgetry of photo equipment that we tend to forget about the simplicity of discovering something standing right next to us. Photographers simply love the beauty of technology, machined … Read More

World-Wide Photo Destinations I Would Return To

February 6, 2017By Jay GoodrichPro Photography Travel

Here are 10 world-wide photo destinations that I have traveled to before. These locations are all world-wide photo destinations that I would return back to for more photo opportunities. In fact, I have already ready returned to many of them. I have been to Mexico 3 times, Patagonia 4 times, Alaska a dozen times, and Yellowstone is … Read More

What Photographers Should Forget

January 30, 2017By Jay GoodrichPro Photography Inspiration

Here is what photographers should forget and why. I feel that all over the world too many photographers are jumping on bandwagons that truly don’t “make a photograph”. Then they write about these subjects using just the facts that support their personal opinions. Then photographers world-wide stress about, fight about, argue about, and write about so much … Read More

Elevate Your Photography

January 23, 2017By Jay GoodrichPro Photography Tips

Here are 10 simple steps to elevate your photography from the rest of the photographers out there. 1. Find a Different Perspective When you get the opportunity to visit those iconic locations, go ahead and recreate those classic shots you have seen from the master photographers. These compositions are always great to have in your body of work. Think about the … Read More

Using Capture One Pro Instead of Lightroom

January 17, 2017By Jay GoodrichPro Photography Tips

Capture One Pro Introduction As many of you know I have been struggling with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for some time now. It began when I replaced my main office computer with a new Apple Retina 5K iMac. Lightroom is slow, clunky, and crashes often. I cannot stand calling Adobe’s tech support as they seem to … Read More

6 Tips to Taking Great Wildlife Photos

November 10, 2016By Jay GoodrichPro Photography How-To

Yes, a big lens helps. But a big creative spirit helps, too. Here are strategies for great wildlife photos no matter what your gear. Great wildlife photos aren’t a cheap photographic endeavor. To get the type of shots that run in Nat Geo, it typically requires big, expensive, high-quality lenses and fast cameras. But most of us don’t … Read More

Creativity in Photography

October 26, 2016By Jay GoodrichPro Photography Inspiration

The Creativity Buzz Creativity has become a bit of a buzz word in the photo world lately. Many are advocating that ANYONE can be creative in their photo workshops, classes, and advice columns. While I am guilty of the same statement and I do believe there is actually truth to it, the process is a bit more involved than … Read More

Instagram for Photographers

September 13, 2016By Jay GoodrichPro Photography Tips

Instagram History The social media platform Instagram made its inauspicious debut as an app for the iPhone on October 6, 2010. It was originally created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. A short 6 months later they managed to acquire $500,000 in seed money. 2 years after the app was created, it was bought by … Read More