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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

How to make money taking senior photos in high school

How to make money taking senior photos in high school

Yousuf El-Jayyousi April 25, 2018

Whether or not your school yearbook uses submitted senior photos, senior portraiture is a huge business no matter where you go. As a high school photographer you have a great network to attract clients...

My experience shooting a bat mitzvah

My experience shooting a bat mitzvah

Yousuf El-Jayyousi April 25, 2018

Several weeks ago I had the opportunity of shooting a bat mitzvah, the first event that I have ever shot for money. After shooting a mitzvah once, let me share with you what I learned to do and not to...

Your SD card is the issue, not RAW photos

Your SD card is the issue, not RAW photos

Yousuf El-Jayyousi February 20, 2018

While shooting sports at a high school game, you’re likely to find many photographers shooting JPEG instead of RAW files. Why? They cite that RAW files will fill their buffer faster and result in them...

F/ocused: Reflectors—The only piece of equipment you need

F/ocused: Reflectors—The only piece of equipment you need

Yousuf El-Jayyousi February 16, 2018

Every time I post one of my senior portraits, I’m always asked, “How did you get the lighting to look like that?”, “Did you use an on-camera flash or strobes?” and my favorite, “How did you...

Finding the right angle

Finding the right angle

Yousuf El-Jayyousi April 23, 2017

Choosing the right angle for a photo can make the difference between having an incredibly boring photo and a really interesting photo. In general, taking a photo straight on to the subject will result...

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Yousuf El-Jayyousi April 9, 2017

The ability to shoot manual is one of the most necessary skills of a great photographer. Knowing how to properly light a photo, however, is only part of what it takes to produce amazing photos. In order...

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