The Art of Photography and Film

Best Countries for International Landscape Photography Shoots

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Photography | Comments Off

Best Countries for International Landscape Photography Shoots

For those who think they have captured all their motherland has to offer, there are various international destinations that offer breathtaking landscape photography opportunities. Let’s take a look at some of the hidden gems of the natural world. Iceland Iceland is a great destination for landscape photography. The local has many perks. First, the temperatures are surprisingly mild—meaning you won’t freeze trying to capture the perfect shot. Next, nearly all the landscape is untouched. Thanks to the relatively small population living in the...

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5 Fashion Photography Tips

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Photography | Comments Off

5 Fashion Photography Tips

While many photographers enjoy the creativity of their art, they are often stumped by the more formal, demanding niches. For example, fashion photography isn’t for everyone. But those who enjoy the high end world of fashion, the craft can be quite enjoyable and rewarding. Here are four tips to make the process more successful. 1. Command Authority A fashion photographer must be able to direct and guide the models. That requires a fair amount of self-confidence. Even if you don’t genuinely feel assured of what you are doing, you must portray...

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9 Photography Magazine Recommendations by Priority One Clearing

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Photography | Comments Off

9 Photography Magazine Recommendations by Priority One Clearing

Getting into photography, whether it be professionally or as a hobby, is a very challenging and rewarding path. As in most areas of life, we can get great benefit by taking the advice of people that have succeeded on the road we wish to take. For that reason, we turned to the magazine experts at Priority One Clearing Services. They’ve provided us with a list of magazines that will inspire, educate, and entertain any photographer–no matter the niche. Consulting the Experts There are millions of magazines in print. Each one caters...

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Best Landscape Photography Spots in the US

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Photography | Comments Off

Best Landscape Photography Spots in the US

If you were to travel the entire globe, you will no doubt find some great landscape photography spots. However, international travel isn’t always required for a budget-conscious photographer. There are plenty of great opportunities right here in the US. If you are looking for someone new to explore, consider these fine options. Monte Sano State Park, Alabama—The entire park is like a magical wonderland. Moss and vine draped trees, a cool mist, and red-rock walking paths create a colorful background. The Colorado River, Arizona—Check out the...

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Don’t Make These Wedding Photography Mistakes

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Photography | Comments Off

Don’t Make These Wedding Photography Mistakes

Wedding photography is one of the toughest, most stressful situations you’ll encounter as a photographer. There is a lot riding on the outcome of your snaps and there are plenty of things to make the day challenging. That being said, wedding photography is one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have in your career. Before grabbing your camera and heading off to the festivities, consider these often made mistakes. 1. Exposure Issues That white dress is the centerpiece of the day. However, for a photographer trying to find the proper...

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Can a Bride File a Chargeback for her Wedding Photography?!

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Photography | Comments Off

Can a Bride File a Chargeback for her Wedding Photography?!

Here at Workin For the Man, we cover a wide variety of photography topics. However, it was recently brought to our attention that we don’t address the business side of the art often enough. Here is a letter we received from a reader. Since many of you might be in the same boat, we thought we’d share it with you.   Dear Workin’ For the Man Editors, I would like some advice. Since you seem to be the experts on wedding photography (and much more), I was wondering if you could help. First of all, my question isn’t related to the actual photo...

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Best Movies of Each Decade

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Film | Comments Off

Best Movies of Each Decade

Movies have been an integral part of our society for decades.  However, we sometimes fail to recognize the fact that some movies are better than others.  Movies should be about more than just providing two hours of entertainment.  They should be about creating and sharing art. Sadly, some of the more recent films we’ve been subjected to fail to create art.  Ironically, some of the older productions – with less access to technological resources – are still some of the best. Let’s take a look at some of the best movies created in seven of the...

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4 Photography Tips for Beginners

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Photography | Comments Off

4 Photography Tips for Beginners

With the advent of digital cameras, more people than ever before are snapping away.  Combine digital camera with online social networks and there are millions of opportunities to take and share photographs. Just because you own a digital camera doesn’t make you are a professional photographer.  But just because you haven’t had formal training doesn’t mean you can take great shots. Here are four tips that will make your photographs works of art. 1. Optimize Your Composition The composition of your photograph is the position of different...

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20 Awesome Books That Made Even Better Movies

Posted by on May 3, 2013 in Film | Comments Off

20 Awesome Books That Made Even Better Movies

I love reading.  Since I was four years old, characters from books have been some of my best friends.  Usually, I am against the concept of turning books into movies.  However, I sometimes have to make an exception. Sometimes, Hollywood gets it right.  Sometimes, they manage to take a fabulous book and turn it into an even better movie.  Here is a list of 20 great books and movies.  Since I am such a fan of reading, I suggest you pick up the book first.  But no matter what version you select, these works of art are bound to entertain. Some of...

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How to Write a Movie Director Resume

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Film | Comments Off

How to Write a Movie Director Resume

Movie directors are seen as highly artistic people with the ability to give life to a story through film. They visualize the script and guide the technical crew, as well as the actors, to create a movie or film. Therefore, if you are interested in such a post, you need to be a person who is imaginative. You also need to be a people’s person who is able to deal with different temperaments – especially when dealing with the actors. You also need to be able to keep your calm when things are not turning out as they should.  It is also important...

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