Does using Pro Photo Gear Really Matter?

Written by Stan Foxworthy   I admit it; I’m a gear horse. I love having and using the best possible tools to create my photographic images so I get asked frequently if have top line gear matters, and in a nutshell, yes it does. But just because you can’t afford the latest gear doesn’t mean…

Stop Allowing Others to take Advantage of You!

Written by Stan Foxworthy   As a long time professional photographer, I still am thrilled when a publication contacts me and offers me an opportunity to do photography for them. It usually goes something like this; “Hi! This is So-and-So from XYZ publication. We’ve seen your work and would love to have you cover a…

2015 – The year of CunningFox Photo Education

Contrary to popular belief, I have not been trapped by a large piece of office furniture or kidnapped since the end of December! As some of you may know, I have been very fortunate to partner up with other wonderful photographers over the past four decades and last year brought together three of us on…

Wishing You All a Wonderful and Joyous Holiday Season!

Written by Stan Foxworthy   It seems like the faster I go, the further behind I get. Thankfully my lovely wife has gotten at least some cards sent out to family, as I have been so preoccupied that I haven’t even picked up a card for her. And I’m still in the thick of it,…

The ProActive Photographer; Photographic Inspiration

Written by Stan Foxworthy Over the years I have enjoyed looking at the images made by master photographers and artists, and I remain in awe of what has been created. I do this for inspiration and to better my craft. Seeing through the eyes of Yousuf Karsh, Steve McCurry, John Singer Sargent, Gregory Heisler, Jay…

Camera Gear, Part 2 ~ Or the Tools in the Toolbox Continued…

Written by Stan Foxworthy   I have been asked once again by people getting into photography; what’s the best camera and what do I use? There seems to be this ever-present mystery in the eyes of the general public (and quite a number of photographers!) is that there is some special gear still out there…

In Search of the Next Great Image

Written by Stan Foxworthy   The life-long pursuit of the next great image I have been on a quest…, for the past four decades. And me thinks I’ll be on this quest for many years to come. Not quite as “out there” like Monty Python’s Holy Grail, but close. Yes, the Quest for The Next…

My Professional Photography Support Group

Written by Stan Foxworthy   A funny thing happened to me the other day. I had been at a SCORE business workshop (for us creative types, something I highly advise going to!), wanting to energize my business brain. The speaker mentioned how businesses should make it a point to use images unique to their own…

How did I get here???

Even the best laid plans can go awry, and it seems that the universe takes great delight in putting many forks in the road. I am now living in Charleston, SC, arguably one of the top historical and beautiful cities in the United States. The mot recent plan was to one day live in Italy,…