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Do you want to know how to set up your Nikon D5500? Here is a FREE basic users guide to help you understand how to set up your Nikon D5500.
Here is your FREE Tutorial User’s Guide for the NIkon D5500. What you will find in this almost hour long video is an explanation of what every button does as well as what setting in the menu I recommend. This is a very powerful camera with a ton of features so I make sure to run down and explain as many of the important features as possible.
The one thing I can not stress enough is the importance of just getting out and shooting. One of the only ways you will become a better photographer is to GET OUT AND SHOOT. Now I recommend watching this FREE GUIDE first, then going out to explore and capture the world in images.
If you would like to fast track your photography guaranteed please check out the FroKnowsPhoto Beginner Guide To Getting Out Of Auto.
Check out a playlist of videos all related to the Nikon D5500.
What can I say about the “Reveal” other than it’s one of the scariest but most rewarding parts about being a photographer. For those who don’t understand what I mean by the “reveal” I mean when you deliver the final photos to your client and get their initial reaction.
For this first reveal I went back to Joe Beddia from this “5 Min Portrait” to give him his first look at the the photos from his photo shoot.
The reveal can be scary since you never know how the customer will react. In this case I took Joe over a few AdoramaPIX photo books that I had made up to help tell the story. You can see from Joe’s reaction that he was just slightly happy with how the images turned out.
I didn’t expect his reaction since he generally is a reserved guy. I loved that he said he wasn’t sure what to expect since people generally tell you they are going to show you photos and they are always in a terribly laid out book or lack quality.
For me one of the greatest feelings is hearing that my work stands high and above what he expected. I say it all the time, quality work above everything else trumps all. When your clients notice it and say it, you know you’re dong something right.
To flip through the AdoramaPIX book I created for Joe Click Here.
When I was introduced to Martin Schoeller’s “Portraits” I was absolutely blown away. The depth of his images are immense. From the emotion he captures down to the perfect lighting and moments captured.
It’s one thing to to everything I listed above but to do it time and time again with the biggest names in the world from celebrities to politicians to musicians and athletes is astonishing.
This is a large hardback book that is selling for just over $80 but I can tell you that it is one of the favorites that sits on my shelf. If you love portraits or you simply love photography this book is a must have.
We are off to Las Vegas to cover the NAB Show thanks to VideoBlocks!!! While we’re there we will be capturing a ton of BTS videos for Snapchat.
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Off to Las Vegas so why not.
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Posted by Fro Knows Photo on Saturday, April 11, 2015
What not to do starts at 05:38 of this video.
I generally don’t make definitive statements when it comes to photography but this is one thing I feel strongly about. I am not a fan of POSTING package pricing for weddings or portraits or really for any type of shoot for that matter.
The main reason is you are taking the ability to “Make The SALE” out of your hands. If someone doesn’t contact you because they don’t like your prices you have no way of salvaging the sale.
Now I think it’s perfectly fine to say “prices starting at xxx” and go up from there. This way you put a starting point and if someone is below that you probably wouldn’t be able to take the job any way.
I know it sounds harsh but you are in the business of “making the sale”. If you never have the chance to make the sale you will be missing out on possible jobs.
Of course it’s still up to you wether or not you including pricing but in my option I would not.
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