Catch Us On The Grid

We did our live Grid gig with Scott Kelby and RC Concepcion yesterday and I must say, one of us was brilliant. The other one was, well…… ok. You can catch the episode at any time on http://kelbytv.com/thegrid/    We’re the current video, episode 181. Seriously, as you can see by Scott and RC’s expressions below, […]

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Finished Our New Kelby One Copyright Class

Hey all, we both finished taping our updated Copyright class at Kelby One. A lot of new stuff and went over the new screens for registering at the Copyright Office. We’ll let you know when it’s up. We both thought that one of us was brilliant. Below is a photo of us on set. Like […]

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We’ll Be on The Grid 2/25

We’ll be live, on Scott Kelby’s “The Grid” February 25th, 4-5pm ET.  Viewers are encouraged to chime in on their Liveblog on KelbyTV.com or via Twitter by adding #TheGridLive to their tweets. We’ll be going over some new stuff with Scott and RC, pushing out new book, and answering your questions- live. Come check it […]

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It’s Enough To Make a Photographer GAGA!

We’ve seen major advertising campaigns employ mediocre or even amateur photography. Such sourcing obviously affects the bottom line of professional photographers who pursue such prestigious clients and their lucrative accounts. Now comes news that Shiseido cosmetics has opted to employ images shot by a celebrity with a cell phone rather than those created by a professional […]

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Photos Are Forever, If You Have the Paperwork

A long retired successful photographer called Ed the other day for some advice. He/she has been out of touch with the business (by choice) and enjoys life pretty much doing nothing. Out of the blue photographer gets a phone call from Giant Ad Age Agency, “Hey remember that super ad campaign you did for (Major […]

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Wolves In and Out of the Hen House

The press coverage of the accusations made against Bill Cosby and several other “sex in the news” stories, have resulted in our receiving some inquiries about certain people in the industry who just don’t get the attention they deserve – sexual predators. Regardless of gender, the sexual predators we refer to engage in activities ranging from harassment, intimidation, assault and worse.  The unauthorized creation and/or distribution […]

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A Salute to Our Photo Heroes

During this holiday season, we want everyone to remember those who work with cameras to keep us informed of what happens around the world. Democracy only works with an educated and informed population, which is why freedom of the press is one of our most important and cherished freedoms and rights. Whether professional photojournalists who […]

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What’s It Worth?

One of the first questions creatives ask (to themselves or others) when their work is infringed, is, “How much is this worth?” or “What can I get out of this”?  Logical questions to ask. One of the worst things you can do is ask your “friends” online. If you want a boatload of bad information […]

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You Gonna Believe Your Eyes and Ears or Your Nose?

The great writer Mario Puzo wrote about the underworld of gangsters and in his seminal book,  “The Godfather” , summed up the world lawyers live in quite eloquently with the line: “We are all honorable men here, we do not have to give each other assurances as if we were lawyers.” It’s amazing what can […]

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