My personality is a better fit for commercial photography than it is consumer photography. I like working with businesses (small, medium and large) as well as business professionals who will use the images that I create for commercial use often times in both print and on the web. It's true that as a commercial photographer…Read more
About: David Williams
About The Author: David Williams is a professional still photographer and videographer focusing on corporate and commercial work. His love for still photography began in 1982 while still in High School. David started making money at photography in 1982. David and his wife Brenda started working together in photography in 1988 when they met and were married in 1989. Brenda is the photo editor for the business. David and Brenda have two daughters in their 20's. Please be sure to get a quote for services if needed: our goal is to respond as promptly as possible. You may also call David direct at 919.628.2902. You may share this content using the larger social icons above this bio section. You may find David on various social platforms by clicking the smaller icons to the left of this paragraph under David's headshot. Please visit our home page as well.
Recent Posts by David Williams
2 Commercial Photography Images From A Downtown Raleigh Photoshoot... The animation above was created on my iPhone using Ripl. It appears the app is currently only available for iPhone users. Although there is a FREE version of the app, I decided to do the $59 per year PRO version to get all the features. It's also…Read more
I created the short animation slideshow above on my phone using the Ripl app and uploaded it to YouTube from my phone. I thought that a blog post expanding on each of the 5 tips may serve as a helpful resource. The tips are in no particular order of importance. Tip 1 - Learn To…Read more
You cannot run your photography and/or videography business purely on your gut feelings, but your gut feeling about a particular project can be a good indicator that you might want to rethink the situation. Part of photography and video pricing is knowing the minimum that you can afford to take on a project. For example,…Read more
The commercial use image above is one of over 400 images that I took recently on a commercial photography shoot in Charlotte NC. Although we are Raleigh based, we provide both photography and video services all over the United States. Our company typically provides services in the Charlotte area several times a year. Photography is a…Read more
Below is one of our latest videos from an outdoor event that we did both photography and videography for in Lumberton NC. One of the key things that appeals to companies that hire us is that we can do both professional photography and videography under one roof. We also have in house video editors. The…Read more
Canon 1DX Mark II - 24mm F1.4 - 6400 ISO - Straight Out Of Camera The image above is exactly how I shot it with no post manipulation. It's actually the JPG file from the camera (shot RAW also) that I simply resized to 950 width as you see above. Trust me, the larger image…Read more
It would be nice if a magic bullet existed for marketing your photography or video business. On the other hand, maybe you have found something that is working well for you. But keep in mind that what is working today may not work tomorrow: I definitely wouldn't rely on one single resource for long term,…Read more
Before I dive in, you may think the lighting setup above (stock photo) would cost you thousands of dollars. Although it could with a brand like Profoto which I love, it is possible to get 4 good light stands, 4 strobe heads, 4 triggers (to fire the strobes) and 4 modifiers (soft boxes and strip…Read more
This is my take on some of the things that Skip Cohen wrote in 14 Avoidable Challenges in Professional Photography. I've pulled out 11 ( bundled two of them ) of the 14 points from the blog post that I noted at the top of this blog post. I'm going to write my own words…Read more
Recent Comments by David Williams
- October 16, 2016 on Canon 1DX Mark II In Low Light At 6400 ISO – Straight Out Of Camera
- February 15, 2016 on First Time DSLR Purchase – What Canon Model To Get For $900 Or Less?
- November 28, 2015 on Thumbtack For Photographers – It’s Frustrating! But It’s A Numbers Game!
- May 22, 2015 on Minolta Auto Meter IIIF – Using a Light Meter with Strobe Lights – Including Balancing Strobe with Daylight
- March 7, 2015 on Minolta Auto Meter IIIF – Using a Light Meter with Strobe Lights – Including Balancing Strobe with Daylight