Author Archives: Yucel

How to set rates between models and photographers, who’s paying who?

There are many articles out there on how to set rates and charge for photography and modeling services. This article is geared toward the freelancers among us, and primarily to portfolio work. Rates vary widely, from a few dollars per hour to … Continue reading

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“Shooting in Sh*tty ‘Shitty’ Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them” Book Review

The just out in paperback “Shooting in Sh*tty ‘Shitty’ Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them” by Lindsay Adler and Erik Valind is one of the finest, easiest to comprehend books on shooting in … Continue reading

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Stock Photography – Using it, making money with it

Well, we all hear how it’s hard making money in stock photography due to the microstock photography dropping ASP’s (Average Selling Prices) for licenses and the plethora of images now available for stock download today. Still, I have just attended a … Continue reading

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What’s the key to business success in photography?

Success in photography requires more than just a great eye, or the right gear, it requires… are you ready? Success in a photography business requires the M word… Marketing… And, marketing requires a kind of vision.  A vision which can … Continue reading

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Tips on how to keep yourself safe as a model visiting a photographer’s studio

I am often asked what is the best way to keep myself safe when visiting a photographer’s studio? Should I give out my number… and how soon…? And other questions of similar ilk… So, what’s a girl to do? First … Continue reading

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Nikon 80-200mm f2.8 ED vs 70-200mm f2.8 AF-S VR2 Zoom Lens Nikkors

If you follow my blog at all, you know I love the Nikon 70-200mm f2.8G ED VR II AF-S. It is one of my go to lenses.   Search within the blog and you will see several articles about this … Continue reading

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How do you make a header for Facebook? What size is it supposed to be? How many pixels? Resolution? Etc., Etc., ??

How does one format and crop an image for use as Facebook header art?  So, Facebook is a mystery, right?  We have the answers.  How many pixels?  Resolution?  Scale?  Got it. The folks there are all so helpful…  Ha!!  And, … Continue reading

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Another lay out for an Amazon Kindle Photo eBook using only Lightroom 4

“Beauty and the Beast, Cheyenne Nude on Muscle Bike – Erotic Biker Art Photos,” is my sixth Kindle ebook, laid out entirely, except for the cover art, using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 (LR4). Except editing the cover and a few images … Continue reading

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Using Lightroom 4 ( LR4) to Create a Kindle Book – Layout and Writing a Photo book is getting easier and easier

“Erotic Photo Art Nudes in Hotel – Creole Lexi in Color and Black & White (Hotel Nudes),” is my latest book. Except for shooting, scheduling, and editing the cover and a few images here and there in Photoshop, the rest … Continue reading

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How to write a quick photo art book using Adobe Lightroom 4 for Amazon Kindle eBook publication

“Caila’s Nudes – Pregnant with Child, Art Nude Figure Photography in Color and Black and White (Maternity Nudes),” is my forth book.  Again, it is written using mostly Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 (LR 4). I’m getting faster and better at … Continue reading

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My third Kindle / Create Space POD Amazon Book, written using Photoshop Lightroom 4

“1955 Ford Thunderbird Classic Convertible with Nude Body Painted Figure Models, Color Body Painted Photography,” is my third book, written using mostly Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 (LR 4). About three of the images in this 35 image book used some … Continue reading

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My first paperback book, “Phoenix Street People – Summer 2012”

Photoshop Lightroom 4, while it seemed to make for an easy Kindle book writing experience, on closer examination did not format properly on conversion from PDF to Kindle, by way of leaving pictures out randomly. However, the PDF files created … Continue reading

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My first Kindle Book using Lightroom 4 ( LR4 )

Wow, it’s been really difficult getting information regarding publishing a Kindle book and how to use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 to write it. It’s remarkably easy.  I tried it, and it worked!! Just lay out your book using LR4’s amazingly … Continue reading

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