Accept Mobile Payments Easier at Your Youth Sports Shoots with Square®

A company called Square has created a safe and easy to use device that plugs directly into your smart phone which allows you to accept credit card payments easier and on-site. Read more [...]

Great NEW Portable Power Option: Vagabond Mini Lithium Portable Battery

Recently, CCS customer Gary Limmroth made an equipment purchase to test the latest portable battery pack from the Paul C. Buff Company, manufacturer of the White Lighting/Alien Bees line of professional studio flashes. Little did he know that his “test” would end up being a lifesaver for an outdoor event he was shooting. Read more [...]

Camera Comparisons – Why You Don’t Need the Most Expensive Equipment

You only need the equipment that will do the job at hand- nothing more, nothing less. A camera and lens are merely tools and you only need to use what will produce the best image for each situation. Read more [...]

Using a Camera Simulator to Supplement Training

Over the past 12 years with the proliferation of digital cameras, a new crop of photographers have surfaced that extensively use the “P” or “Auto” setting on their high tech, ultra cool cameras. It’s quick; it’s easy and, for the most part, will deliver acceptable images. Read more [...]

Simulated Action Sports Shoots

Video with tips for simulated action sports shoots. Read more [...]

Green Screen for Proms

If you are looking for a competitive edge this prom season, which will be upon us in a matter of weeks, then green screen photography may be something that you may want to explore. Read more [...]

Sports Photography Part Three

View video from the CCS Summer Workshops last July. Brian Allan is presenting Outdoor Sports Photography. From posed shots to simulated action, camera and lighting setups, and tips and tricks for marketing to customers. There is a lot of information in his presentation so we have broken it up into three parts. Read more [...]

Sports Photography Part Two

View video from the CCS Summer Workshops last July. Brian Allan is presenting Outdoor Sports Photography. From posed shots to simulated action, camera and lighting setups, and tips and tricks for marketing to customers. There is a lot of information in his presentation so we have broken it up into three parts. Topics covered in part two: basic and action posing, camera capture settings, camera positioning and lenses. Read more [...]

Sports Photography Part One

View video from the CCS Summer Workshops last July. Brian Allan is presenting Outdoor Sports Photography. From posed shots to simulated action, camera and lighting setups, and tips and tricks for marketing to customers. There is a lot of information in his presentation so we have broken it up into three parts. Read more [...]

Eyes N Hart Photography Perfects the Level Two Experience

Successful photography is about creating an experience for the customer, Eyes N Hart Photography in Vancouver, WA, took this idea to the next level. Read more [...]