When I have an assistant help me out on the shoot, one of the first things they are informed of - and there is no flexibility on this - you have to zip up any bag or roller case so that the zipper tags can be seen right next to the handle. In other words, you always zip up to the top (or to the handle). This means that any time you reach for the bag, you can immediately see whether the bag's lid is closed properly.
Let's say for example you close the zippers to the bottom, then you don't have that immediate visual clue that you can actually pick up Read more inside...
Wedding photography - improving your shooting workflow
As a companion piece to the previous two articles
• Tips & advice for second shooters at weddings , and
• Tips on improving your photography technique,
I want to offer some advice on shooting workflow. Not post-production workflow, but rather some things to look out for while shooting.
These articles with tips are just as relevant for any area of photography. The techniques here are applicable to any field or level of photography. I feel so strongly about the advice here, that I'd go as far to say that the further Read more inside...
There are numerous tips and ideas in photography that helped me improve as a photographer over the years. This came via magazines and books and other photographers. Many sources.
One of the best tips that helped me develop a style over time - when using a zoom lens, zoom to the longest focal length, and then frame your shot by walking forward or back, to where you have the composition that you want.
Doing so will result in the most compression in the image, helping to isolate my subject against an out-of-focus background. (Of course, using a long lens with Read more inside...