Archive for February, 2012

The Ice Society 2.0 Review

February 28th, 2012

For almost a year now, I’ve been soaking up teaching from Jerry Ghionis on the original Ice Society. Jerry is truly a master at both photography as well as teaching. Who knows how many hours I’ve spent watching Ice Society content, and I still pick up new stuff every time I watch. Just when I thought it couldn’t get any better, Jerry rolled out The Ice Society 2.0.

Improved navigation The old navigation system was functional. Find the chapter you’re interested in, expand the chapter, and click on the section title to open content. After so long, I had gotten used to it. With the new layout, it’s easier to browse because each chapter has a thumbna[...]

Teri Quance Photography Workshop Review

February 22nd, 2012

Teri Quance of Quance Design and Photography brought a little Texas up to Illinois a couple days ago, and I was lucky enough to catch her workshop. In fact, her class was held in room A at Studio M, our photography rental studio in Belleville. Bonus! Plus she presented some great ideas.

Where we’re meant to be Right away Teri took off in a soul-searching morning filled with new ideas, group discussion, and worksheets. The bad news is now a room full of photographers know that I wanted to be a firefighter ninja when I was a kid. The good news is that I did also think back to times in my childhood where I experimented as a writer, musician, and videographer. At the end of[...]