Practice Makes Perfect – Even for Professional Photographers

by Amy Sorokas / Kostas Mallios, Microsoft’s General Manager of Rich Media Labs, is the opening keynote speaker for a new educational event for all levels of professional photographers, “Skip’s Summer School ’09.”  The program created by Skip Cohen, the founder of MEI, Marketing Essentials International, and the past president of Rangefinder Publishing Inc. and…


Microsoft Woman Photo Entrepreneur of the Year Award

African Photo Entrepreneur Programme 2008 by Jeff Greene / Johannesburg-based Toni Jade Efune won the “Microsoft Woman Photo Entrepreneur Award” in the first African Photo Entrepreneur of the Year Awards which were presented by Africa Media Online.    The award, sponsored by Microsoft’s Pro Photo Community, is part of the African Photo Entrepreneur Programme run…


Intense Moments with Peter Read Miller

by Jeff Greene /       With more than 20 years of experience, Sports Illustrated Staff photographer, and Microsoft Icon of Imaging, Peter Read Miller is recognized as one of the premier sports photographers in the world. Miller’s photos have captured some of the biggest and brightest moments in sports history and his compelling…


Art Wolfe’s Field Seminars

TRAVELS TO THE EDGE FIELD SEMINARS & CREATIVE SESSIONS By Jeff Greene /   Microsoft Icon of Imaging Art Wolfe is now offering a series of photographic field seminars and workshops that offer many of the same tips and techniques shown on his popular television series "Travels To The Edge" (PBS, check local listings).  Join…


Matthew Jordan Smith in New York City

Fashion Photography Lighting Seminar Hosted by Microsoft and Foto-Care Date: January 21st, 2009 Location: Splashlight Studios in SoHo   by Jeff Greene /   Join Microsoft Icon of Imaging Matthew Jordan Smith for an inspiring and educational afternoon learning the secrets of lighting techniques and image workflow at Splashlight Studios in New York City.  This…


Mentor Series Trek – Colorado

by Jeff Greene /    Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Engine 480 chugs back to Durango.   Another great Mentor Series Trek, this time led by noted adventure photographers Tom Bol and  Beth Wald. Both reside in Colorado and have an intimate knowledge of the state and it’s unique photographic offerings.  From the very start, the…


Mentor Series Trek – Vermont

-by Jeff Greene /   Boyden Valley Winery,  Cambridge, Vermont     I was fortunate this past week-end to hang out with two incredible instructors and 35 talented workshop attendees at one of the immensely popular Mentor Series Treks produced by Popular Photography magazine and sponsored in part by the Microsoft Pro Photo Community team….


Mentor Series Workshop – Colorado

by Jeff Greene /    Popular Photography Mentor Series Workshops     In two weeks I will be joining Mentor Photographers Tom Bol and Beth Wald in Durango, CO for three days of shooting Mesa Verde National Park, historic Silverton, kayakers, mountain bikers, and even some good ‘ol fashioned western rodeo…   The Mentor Series Worldwide…