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Education & Workshops

Education and workshops presented by D. Brent Walton

OTG Kit

I love my OTG Kit (On the Go Kit). I can grab what I need in one, or at most two trips to the car. (The number of trips depends on extra equipment I might need to bring.)

Why A Beginner Needs a Mannequin

Here’s why a beginning portrait photographer needs a mannequin. A mannequin is a steady, reliable subject. Just like a beginning painter needs an apple, a vase and other simple objects to sketch and paint, a new portrait photographer needs a mannequin to practice.

Corel Painter 2017

Corel Painter 2017 continues to impress me. It’s my goal to complete one painting a month in 2017, and Corel Painter is going to help me achieve this goal. It allows me to pick up where I left off without having to worry about cleaning my brushes and work area.

Fujifilm X-T1 Holds Its Own

Having lunch with a friend today, he pulls out his new Canon 5D Mk IV. Impressive! But, my Fujifilm X-T1 holds its own, otherwise I’d be ordering a Mark IV.

It’s hard to fight the G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome – the urge to go out and buy the latest gear.) So, I turned to dpreview to see what they have to say.