Why a $50 lens hood has saved me thousands of dollars - twice!

For a long time, I had pretty much considered a lens hood to be a superfluous decorative piece of plastic that hung around on the end of my lens. Several years ago when I was out on a location shoot, I discovered that they can actually have a much greater purpose than they were originally designed for. Then just the other day, I was reminded of its value again.

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How to sell food images to photo stock libraries

On the surface, selling stock images seems like an attractive, quick and easy way to make an extra few bucks. Who hasn’t thought of digging through their backup system, uploading a few images and making a bit of regular extra cash. Can it really be that easy?

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Why I have Lego and makeup sponges in my food photography styling kit

Today is your lucky day! Not only am I going to let you in on my 'secret' for having Lego and makeup sponges in my styling kit, I’m also going to share details of my entire food styling 'bag of tricks'. This could save you hours of ‘wishing you had thought of it earlier' moments…

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