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…

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…

My Photographic Goals for 2015

Written by Stan Foxworthy   We all know how important in our success it is to plan and set goals, but some of us (namely me) have a harder time than others with this task. Kind of like sticking to an exercise routine, goals can be daunting, as once we set them, we can be…

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…

Why I Love being the Secondary Photographer at Weddings

Written by Stan Foxworthy   I love being the secondary photographer at weddings! You might think that someone who has photographed as many weddings as I have over the past three decades would want to be the lead photographer, but you would be wrong. I love being able to capture all of the details and…

And Now for Something Completely Different…

Written by Stan Foxworthy   I’ve had the primal photographic urge to expose some black & white film lately. I do love all film formats, but the one that I have enjoyed most since the 1970’s is medium format. Back then it was split up between my trusty Mamiya 645 (later added the 1000s model!),…

Having a Muse…..

MUSE (n) def; 1. Any of the nine sister goddesses in Greek mythology presiding over song and poetry and the arts and sciences 2. A source of inspiration; especially: a guiding genius 3. Any goddess presiding over a particular art. 4. The goddess or the power regarded as inspiring a poet, artist, thinker, or the…