The Art of Photography and Film

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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Amazing Capacities of Digital Cameras

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Photography | Comments Off

Amazing Capacities of Digital Cameras

Digital cameras are really amazing creations of the latest technology. But, not only the digital cameras do the amazing thing, also the latest video cameras. As amazing as they are, they cannot maximize their fullest functions without the powerful memory cards. It is incredibly small but has an amazing storage capabilities. It can store thousands of pictures and up to eight full length recorded videos. Recently, eight gigabytes memory cards are already available in the market. Digital cameras are created with a greater range of capabilities,...

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3 Key Things You Need to Consider When Buying Digital Cameras

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013 in Photography | Comments Off

3 Key Things You Need to Consider When Buying Digital Cameras

If you enjoy doing photography or making videos as an art form, the thought of buying a video camera may be daunting as there are so many options out there and you need the best to get the result you want for your art projects. However, there are some things you should definitely consider before buying one for yourself. Digital cameras and video cameras each have their own specifications and will require you to take some time to learn about them. Thus, here are three things I recommend that you look into before buying a camera for yourself....

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Welcome to the New Age of Photography and Videography

Posted by on Feb 9, 2013 in Photography | Comments Off

Welcome to the New Age of Photography and Videography

In the last 10 years there has been a massive influx of electronics manufacturers and companies jumping into the markets of digital cameras, and digital video cameras. With the huge technological strides made in memory cards, and their capacity to hold larger and larger chunks of information; this explosion of cameras available has turned into a feast for the consumer, with different models and brands and types of digital photography equipment coming available every week. Like any other boom in marketing, and electronic goods being presented...

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How to Manage the Light During Photo Shoots

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in Photography | Comments Off

How to Manage the Light During Photo Shoots

Lighting, like any other entity in creating moods and effects for film and photography is difficult to control. It will sometimes create too much contrast, making your subject drown in too much light. On the other hand, little light is not good at all. Leaving for the flash to take care of the lighting will not help any advanced digital cameras or video cameras to focus on the subject, especially if you are making art with your camera. Either you get a too far or too close shot, or worst, nothing at all. There are times when you really want...

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Digital Cameras Versus Film Cameras

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in Photography | Comments Off

Digital Cameras Versus Film Cameras

The world has truly evolved because of technology. Even cameras now have varieties such as video cameras, digital cameras, film cameras and more. Digital cameras are among some of the most appreciated technologies today. Almost everyone has a camera. And because of this, the manufacturing companies are still producing more and more new models with new features. But did you know that before all this glamorous cameras was a great film camera that had served humanity for ages? A digital camera is widely used because it easy and convenient for...

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