Blog: Photography’s Cardinal Rules Inside Las Vegas Poker Rooms


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Some myths and techniques in capturing card competitions
Las Vegas touts itself as the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” and the sights and wonders of this global playground have been a favorite theme among photographers. In particular, the world-renowned casinos that line “The Strip” are great subjects for photographers, whether for a Vegas-style wedding photo shoot (after all, Las Vegas also holds the moniker of being the “Marriage Capital of the World”) or for major international poker tournaments. It is, therefore, important for professional photographers visiting the city to take note of some cardinal rules of photography in Las Vegas.


Shoot to an Outline for a Photo Story or Essay


by Stanley Leary

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Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
--Thomas A. Edison 

Blog: RAW vs. JPEG


By Gary Fong
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Is shooting RAW camera files better than JPEG files?
Most digital camera shoot RAW camera files and/or JPEG files.  But what’s the difference.  They both look good on screen.

Professional Photographers Can Spot Another Pro Versus Amateur


by Stanley Leary

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"This idea fascinates me," says David Hurn; "the idea that a few seconds of watching a photographer in action can tell you his/her status in the medium. And it's true. If you watch a photographer of merit working an event he/she does not look like an amateur…”
--Jay, Bill; Hurn, David (1997-10-01). On Being a Photographer