Simple and Affordable Overhead Shot Setup Using a Stand

Jul 5, 2017

From cookbooks in bookstore windows to magazine covers you pass in the grocery store check outline, it is hard not to notice the overhead camera view’s popularity in food photography. Overhead shots are also incredibly popular in creating stylish product shots or knolling photography for social media and the web. An overhead shot setup is…

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How I Got the Shot with Maurice Jager

Jul 5, 2017

Bio Maurice Jager is a Dutch headshot and business portrait photographer and Chief Marketing Officer at Headshot Crew. Connect with him online at or on Instagram at @maurice_jager. Concept The concept of the shoot was to create an image for promotion of the client. I predominately shoot headshots and corporate portraits for people to…

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Portraits of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with Tether Tools for Canada Day

Jul 1, 2017

For Canada’s 150th birthday, photographer Jessica Deeks had the pleasure of photographing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for Maclean’s Magazine. Here’s more from Jessica below, for the full write-up detailing the experience visit her blog at: We had only half of his office to use since there was a video crew…

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Peter Hurley’s Headshot Crew – The World’s Largest Team of Headshot and Portrait Photographers

Jun 30, 2017 | One Comment

Headshots and profile pictures are one of the highest requested types of photography currently. People who are serious about their careers are also more serious about their appearance online than ever before. As a photographer, this offers an immense opportunity to add headshot photography to your services and earn additional revenue. Enter Peter Hurley and the…

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Photographer Spotlight: Brooke Mason

Jun 26, 2017 | One Comment

Bio:  Australian-born photographer Brooke Mason has been capturing images for the fashion and entertainment worlds for over 15 years. Originally based in New York City, and now living on the West Coast, her work has been featured on the covers and editorial pages of fashion and lifestyle magazines worldwide. A former international model herself, Mason…

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Lightroom 2015.8 and 2015.9 – Auto Import Bug

Jun 13, 2017

A Lightroom bug is causing headaches for photographers using the Case Air Wireless Tethering System and shooting into Lightroom using watched folders and the auto import feature. In Lightroom versions 2015.8 and 2015.9 there is a known bug that isn’t allowing photographers to access the auto import menu item. In a recent update from Adobe…

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6 Tips on How to Properly Care For Your Cables

Jun 12, 2017

As a photographer, you invest in the best tools available to help get the finest results.  As you may already know, for equipment to last and  work properly, special care is always needed.  There is nothing worse than setting up for a photo shoot and discovering a piece of equipment was damaged in transport or…

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Get to Know: Rock Solid Tripod Cross Bar

Jun 1, 2017

The Rock Solid Tripod Cross Bar is a must-have for anyone shooting tethered to a laptop in-studio or on location. A perfectly elegant solution to tethered shooting, the Cross Bar lets you view images on a laptop or tablet right next to your camera. The Tripod Cross Bar can mount Aero tables, iPads, Monitors or…

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Photographer Spotlight: Brooke Shaden

May 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

Bio: Brooke Shaden was born in March of 1987 in Lancaster, PA, USA. She grew up near the “Amish Country” until attending Temple University. Brooke was photographically born in December 2008 after graduating from Temple with bachelor degrees in film and English. She began creating self-portraits for ease and to have full control over the images,…

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Monitor Calibration with the X-Rite i1Display Pro

May 22, 2017

Photographers know the importance of color.  If you’re shooting tethered, then you’ve made the choice to create a workflow that enables you to see your image in larger detail.  Your display is your window into your digital world and you need to be able to trust what you see.  In the end, it comes down…

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How I Got the Shot with John David Pittman

May 15, 2017

Bio John David Pittman is a commercial and editorial photographer based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Connect with him online at or on Instagram at @jdpittman. Concept As an editorial portrait photographer, I am borderline obsessed with interesting faces and the stories that go a long with them. I also believe that doing non-commissioned personal work is…

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