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  • Blog Post: Practice Makes Perfect – Even for Professional Photographers

    by Amy Sorokas / Kostas Mallios, Microsoft’s General Manager of Rich Media Labs, is the opening keynote speaker for a new educational event for all levels of professional photographers, “ Skip’s Summer School ’09 .”  The program created by Skip Cohen, the founder of MEI, Marketing Essentials International...
  • Blog Post: Icons of Imaging – What are They Up To?

    by Amy Sorokas / I had the pleasure of speaking with many of the Icons of Imaging this week, and man, are they busy! A quick round up of what just some of them are working on might make your head spin. So hang onto your hats! Bob Rosato just got home from shooting the NBA finals and his shot is on the...
  • Blog Post: Music Can HELP Bring Your Photos to life

    Technorati Tags: Photography , Music Triple Scoop Music Provides Award Winning Music to Photographers by Amy Sorokas /   My experience is – add music and people will watch longer. No matter what there is to watch, music makes it more engaging and if you can add award winning music as the soundtrack...
  • Blog Post: Bambi Cantrell - Microsoft Icon of Imaging

    by Jeff Greene /   The Devil Wears BODA   Microsoft Icon of Imaging Bambi is one of our charter Icons and it's always a blast to work with her at the various special events we sponsor. In addition to her incredible talent behind the lens, she is also has a great sense of humor and has made...
  • Blog Post: The Longest Day Winning Videos

    by Jeff Greene /   After 24 hours of brainstorming, prepping, shooting, and editing; the final videos were posted online for viewer voting. Finally, last week during the WPPI awards ceremony inn Las Vegas, the winner was announced....   Congratulations to Team A led by Dane Sanders for their...
  • Blog Post: WPPI Conference and Trade Expo - Day One

    February 16th, 2009 Las Vegas, Nevada                                                                         ...
  • Blog Post: The Longest Day - Episode 9

        It’s the penultimate episode. Both teams have shot their respective PSA videos and Team A has rallied and started filming their SECOND video (in addition to their PSA).   Finally, the editing begins...   Special guest appearances by Rachel and Andrew Niesen of LaCour, Skip Cohen...
  • Blog Post: The Longest Day - Episode 8

        ..as the night drags on, some members of Team A get antsy as Dane, DJ, and Becker go on a practical joke rampage (not even the executive producer of the show can escape their antics). Meanwhile, after their food fight in Carl’s Jr. and recording in the world famous Westlake Studios, Team...
  • Blog Post: The Longest Day - Episode 7

        Team A continues filming in Robert Evans’ studio. Meanwhile, Team B, led by Microsoft Icon of Imaging Bambi Cantrell , is granted access to another famous studio, Westlake Studios, where such artists as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and No Doubt have recorded albums. The fun and mayhem...
  • Blog Post: The Longest Day - Episodes 5 & 6

    A Re-Cap of Episodes 1 - 4 ...and Two New Episodes By Jeff Greene / Our Story so far.... Episode 5 Will Team A get ever out of the Boardroom? Can Team B manage to fit Bambi's "assets" into the car? Tune in... Episode 6 Finally! We...
  • Blog Post: WPPI International Convention & Trade Show

    by Jeff Greene /   The Wedding & Portrait Photographer International (WPPI) trade association, along with Rangefinder & AfterCapture magazines, will present their annual educational conference and trade expo on February 12–19, 2009 at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada...
  • Blog Post: The longest Day – Episode 4

    By Jeff Greene /     The tension mounts as both teams attempt to get their respective video projects off the ground and into production.  Just when you think Team A is making progress, they hit a snag. Will they ever make it out of that board room?   Meanwhile, Team B is still...
  • Blog Post: The Longest Day – Episode 2

    by Jeff Greene /   The teams have 24 hours to create, film, and edit a video and  PSA for their respective charities. Viewers will vote next month on the final videos and the winners will be announced at WPPI 2009   In this episode, the teams brainstorm ideas, and debate creative concepts...
  • Blog Post: The Longest Day

    24 Photographers, 24 Hours, 2 teams, 1 Winner   by Jeff Greene /   The premiere episode of  “The Longest Day”, an online reality TV show about professional photographers, is now online.       The premise is simple… bring 24 of the hottest professional photographers from...
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