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…

The Cost of doing Business as a Professional Photographer

Written by Stan Foxworthy   Lately I have had some interesting conversations when I’m at various business and networking events. After exchanging the usual pleasantries and asking the person that I’m talking with about what they do, invariably (at least most of the time!) the other person will ask me what I do for a…

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…

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…

Doing what I love for a living

I am so fortunate to be able to make a living, doing what I love (photography), and working with some pretty incredible people and clients. Not every client will be a big name International or National company, but in the grand scheme of things, I find that it doesn’t matter “how big” the client or…