Happy Birthday Nina!

Everyone has their inspirations that drive them to be a better person every day. For me, that person is my wife and best friend Nina. And today? Today is her birthday. So, no tips on photography, just love for my wife and the journey we are on together. Without you, I would have never got…

Don’t shoot fireworks… unless you really shoot fireworks.

It’s July. That means people are getting ready to take photos and videos of fireworks that no one will watch or look at ever. Sorry, this is a cold hard truth. So, this is an important statement for you to learn. Don’t Shoot Fireworks, Unless You REALLY Shoot Fireworks. What do I mean by that?…

I Don’t Know How To Use Patreon

The title kind of says it all. I have a Patreon, I used to use it for our old gaming podcast/youtube/streaming community. It was easy to handle then, it made sense and it was simple to execute. So, I decided to start one for my blog. I was thinking to do so to offset the…

Consistency is Key

We all have our faults, we all have our little shortcomings, and we all seem to be blind to them until someone else points them out.

May 2019 – Published for the first (and second) time

May 2019 was just a regular month. Regular happenings, sngdesignco.com is doing great, we have events coming up, friends coming, family stopping by. All in all it was a great month. Then, I realized something, we had a few interviews for our Pug, Philomena, ( https://www.instagram.com/philomenathepug/ ) and we got word they were finally going…

Seamless Seems Less

By now, you probably have noticed that I’m more of a nature, candid, real world photographer, getting texture and natural objects in frame for shots. However, sometimes you want a seamless solid color background, without texture (blech) for a portrait, product, or pet shot. So, I started on a journey to find a great way…

Flash Photography – A helpful guide to why – Part 1

Ok, first, get a lengthy trench coat, wear nothing underneath and then when someone is least expecting it, jump out from a bush or from around the corner and expose yourself! (DON’T EVER DO THIS). So, you want to learn how to use your Flash. First we need to get a handle on some basics…

To sell your own photos, you have to sell yourself.

I’ve researched everything from Shopify, to Etsy, to weird things like ArtPal and of course free-ish things like WooCommerce. I have a Pixieset Gallery, I want to have a more fire and forget idea for my art. I think I figured it out. I think it’s time to burn it all down. For the longest…

What do you want to learn today?

Here is a small Poll, I want your input on what to do next in this Tutorial endeavor. Not seeing something on the poll that you want to see laid out for you? Go ahead and leave a comment below!

How to remove a foreground object in Photoshop Tutorial

Preface this by saying, this is super simple and not the most precise way to do this. Look at this as a starting point to greater things. If you need help, look toward the future where I will be doing more tutorials. All on how to do simple things to get the job done that…