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The Journey of a Portfolio Build

I call it a journey because there’s a lot of transformation that can occur over a short period of time while working on a new portfolio build. And for many that journey will never end. Recently, I had the pleasure…

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12 Art Directors to Follow on Instagram

This article first appeared on Creative Bloq. Want to source more daily aesthetic inspiration? Look no further than the digital visual diaries of these 12 top creatives. The visual storytelling power of Instagram is indisputable – this platform provides the ultimate showcase…

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How Art Directors Stay Inspired

Art Directors Vince Murray, Carmelo Rodriguez, Rob DeLuke and Kathryn McFarlane have all teamed up with FoundFolios to share with us their daily inspiration, their recent work and the aspects of daily life that fuel their daily motivation. Coming from all…

Directing Video, A Photographer’s Perspective

I first fell in love with photography as a kid in summer camp; the magic of watching a print develop totally captivated me. A few years later I started pouring over the Time Life Photography books from the local library….

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Nashville or Bust

Hope is what can never be taken away from us. We can only allow it to be taken -though often, it’s something that’s lost. The road to success is a lonely one filled with many bumps and turns. It takes a…

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#TogsGiveBack Marketing Bundles for a Great Cause

We’ve partnered with Photoshelter to bring you #TogsGiveBack – an exciting opportunity to do good and feel good (while supporting your own marketing needs)! Some of the greatest companies in the photo industry have come together and joined forces for…

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A Success Story: James Kegley

Washington DC/Baltimore based Photographer James Kegley has specialized in nonprofit, corporate, editorial and educational institutional client work since 1995. “I look for an image that captures the spirit of the subject, and draw upon the notion that a picture alone…

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The Art of Self Promotion

As the photo editor at PDN, I get a lot of promos. For me, even a postcard with a single image, name, contact info and legible location proves successful. I look at work digitally all the time. It’s nice to…

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Your Business Check Off List

While the photo industry is unique in many ways, there are certain universal aspects that all businesses have to get right. Whether you’re just starting out or have years of experience, cross-referencing this list will help you make sure you’ve…

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A Success Story: Landry Major

A firm believer that true heroes exist within all of us, LA based Photographer Landry Major has made it known that even more than the joy she gets from collaborating with other creative minds, she values anything created with love. The self-recognized continuous themes present within…