by Skip Cohen
Welcome to Grab Shots - Just like grab shots in photography these will be just as random. It's a series of random thoughts about the photographic industry, people in general, business and life. I'm going to keep them short and do my best to "plant a few seeds".
I’m tired of battling with photographers who take shortcuts in learning the craft. Sure you can fix an image in Photoshop, but it’s a lousy business model to have to work on every image you capture twice. Learn the craft so you get clean images right out of the can. Use Photoshop to enhance your images not create them. Then, use your time to market yourself instead of wasting time cleaning up bad files.
Check out "Why?" one of the most popular features on the SCU Blog. It's a very simple concept - one image, one artist and one short sound bite. Each artist shares what makes the image one of their most favorite. We're over 100 artists featured since the project started. Click on the link above and you can scroll through all of the episodes to date.