Fiverr – A weird place for creatives

I will say this up front, there are millions of people on Fiverr, including myself. *cough* shameless plug https://www.fiverr.com/stefanglazer *cough*. However, I will also say this up front. Fiverr is HARD to get into, especially if you are doing something like Photo Editing and Retouching, Restoration, or Anything that is small, tedious and frustrating for…

Content Creation: A mental road block.

I will start straight away, I have been rather productive since sheltering in place. Scheduling Social Media posts for my businesses, blogging more often, keeping skills sharp with self tests and fiverr, have all helped me push forward in productivity. However, I do have some projects that I can’t seem to get past my mental…

The Life of a Content Creator During a Pandemic.

We all are in this together, it’s true, this Covid-19 Pandemic is taking a toll on every single person in this country and on this planet in some way. A lot of people lost their jobs, and a lot of people who work as independent contractors or are self employed and rely on being out…

When is Depth of Field Too Shallow?

People, Pets, Objects, Nothing. We tend to take photos of everything around us out of compulsion these days, but it is always the same. Without the photographers eye, you end up getting weirdly lit/composed/colored/framed shots. Or worse, AI portrait mode that a tries to mimic depth of field and bokeh. Bokeh, the love of life…

Looking In and Looking Forward

There has been a lot of introspective time lately. You’d be surprised how much of that I’ve been doing. It’s almost been, all consuming. But, it’s been so important for me to do. You might have noticed that amount of fine art photography I’ve been doing. It felt really good, like, really good. I was…

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

What a statement, “Don’t Be Afraid to Ask”. “Ask What?!”, You might ask. Well, that is the million dollar question. Whenever you have an obstacle in front of you, you need to stop being so stubborn and figuring it out for yourself, and stop being afraid to ask someone who has gone through it before….

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?…

Words of Wisdom, From Instagram

Through instagram, *cough cough* https://www.instagram.com/sng.photo/, I’ve made a ton of insta-friends with other photographers and models throughout the country. Some I do some retouching work for, some I just admire their work, and others, well, others I seek wisdom and knowledge from the veterans. One of my favorites is Scott Rust, AKA Rusty Pants. Check…

Shooting Everyday

This is something that a lot of people have problems with. They think they need to get their gear together, pack it up, head out, find something to shoot, and shoot, edit. Every Day? Where the hell did you find the time to do that? To invest hours every day to do something like that….

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.