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5 Tips for Capturing Authentic Moments at Events

Discover the art of capturing genuine emotions and moments with our expert tips and stunning visual examples.Event photography is more than just randomly walking around an event clicking pictures; it's about capturing authentic moments that tell a story.  In this post...

Photos of a total solar eclipse

Total eclipse of the sun, photo by event photographer, Julian Haber

Opportunity is the most expensive thing to waste

Optimize your video budget with behind the scenes photography Opportunity is an expensive thing to waste. When you have gone through the effort of building out a video shoot schedule for busy executives whose time is valuable, it makes sense to get the most value...

How to use photos to create meaningful connection

Building a bridge with images Being a photographer is an exciting and varied job that allows you to briefly immerse yourself in different realities. While I'm usually pacing the floors of the Palais de Congres in Montreal, or circling through a cocktail party hunting...

How to take better conference pictures

Compelling conference photos help sell future events You can learn how to take better conference pictures using just a few of the tips provided here. Taking good pictures at conferences can be a great way to capture important moments, share them with others, and...

Headshots can bring employees back to the office

Hosting a headshots photoshoot onsite in the office is a great way to encourage employees to return to work in the office offer employees free headshtos to lure them back to the office. The pandemic forced many companies to adopt remote work, and while it has its...

How to grow your freelance photography & video business

From freelancer to managing freelance teams  You can learn how to grow your freelance photography and video business into something bigger than yourself. I began my career as an independent freelance photographer in 2003 with one camera, one lens, zero clients, no...

How to get the best images from live conferences

Conference photography doesn't have to be boring With some practice you can learn how to get the best images from live conferences. As in-person events return in force conference centres are filling up and conference photographers and videographers are busier than...

A Quick Guide to Making Really Effective Animation Videos

Animated videos bring corporate training (back) to life Tasked with developing content for your training materials library? This 5-step guide will help quickly bring you up to speed on what you need to do to make effective animation videos. Many companies today are...

Focus on design: how to think like a designer

An interview with our lead designer, Meredith Lindsay, exploring how she works with clients to creatively combine client needs with design expertise.

Breaking new ground

Breaking new ground Photographing architecturally interesting buildings is one of the ways we're pivoting as we ride out wave two of this pandemic here in Montreal. The featured image in this post is a view of the south side of Concordia University's new Applied...

Plan a family portrait session for your stay-cation

(See link below to unlock special pricing) Many families are planning a vacation close to home this year. Why not get a family portrait done while you are there?  In tumultuous times, family is more important than ever. We are living through historic change. A family...

Celebrating unique graduation photos

These will be truly unique and historic graduation photos Covid has impacted every aspect of modern life, but nowhere more acutely than in the unique graduation photos being created from cohorts of grads unable to meet or have a real life in person prom. I remember...

Bringing new life to archived event photos

Now's a good time to curate and organize your visual assets It’s been a while since I’ve had much to write about here, given the heavy body blow covid19 has made on the business of events and conferences in general. As a provider of photo and video coverage for large...

Healthy work from home habits from a longtime freelancer

With many more of us working from home than ever before, I thought it might be helpful to share some of the things I've learned from my nearly 20 years living and working as an independent freelancer having spent all of that time working from a home base.  The key to...

The impact of COVID-19 on freelance creatives

Today I’ve been invited to speak as a guest with Sue Smith for a show on the gig economy that will air on the national broadcaster in Canada (CBC), and as I prepared my notes for the show I started thinking about the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 will have on...

Tips for how to choose video vs. animation

Video vs. animation? Which format is right for your message? How to choose? This blog post delves into the pros and cons of each, as well as provides some guidelines for choosing the right format for your communication or training needs.   What we mean when we...

Flash vs. ambient light at events – which is better?

It’s a cliché in photography to say that “lighting is everything”, but this is especially true for event photography. Lighting at an event often sets the tone for the whole experience. In some cases, like the recent show at the Notre Dame Basilica I went to mounted by...

Want to learn about creating animated videos for company training?

Last year,  Julian Haber Creative Studio's lead designer, Meredith Lindsay led the creation of several animated training videos. Many of these videos were designed from new scripts or audio transcripts. Some were from repurposed training materials originally presented...

How to manage ch-ch-changes in video projects?

If you've ever managed a video project you've had to deal with change requests - either as the one asking for them, or the one having to respond to them. In both cases the process can range from being helpful and productive, to extremely frustrating and...
5 Tips for Capturing Authentic Moments at Events

5 Tips for Capturing Authentic Moments at Events

Discover the art of capturing genuine emotions and moments with our expert tips and stunning visual examples.Event photography is more than just randomly walking around an event clicking pictures; it's about capturing authentic moments that tell a story.  In this post...

Opportunity is the most expensive thing to waste

Opportunity is the most expensive thing to waste

Optimize your video budget with behind the scenes photography Opportunity is an expensive thing to waste. When you have gone through the effort of building out a video shoot schedule for busy executives whose time is valuable, it makes sense to get the most value...

How to use photos to create meaningful connection

How to use photos to create meaningful connection

Building a bridge with images Being a photographer is an exciting and varied job that allows you to briefly immerse yourself in different realities. While I'm usually pacing the floors of the Palais de Congres in Montreal, or circling through a cocktail party hunting...

How to take better conference pictures

How to take better conference pictures

Compelling conference photos help sell future events You can learn how to take better conference pictures using just a few of the tips provided here. Taking good pictures at conferences can be a great way to capture important moments, share them with others, and...

Headshots can bring employees back to the office

Headshots can bring employees back to the office

Hosting a headshots photoshoot onsite in the office is a great way to encourage employees to return to work in the office offer employees free headshtos to lure them back to the office. The pandemic forced many companies to adopt remote work, and while it has its...

How to grow your freelance photography & video business

How to grow your freelance photography & video business

From freelancer to managing freelance teams  You can learn how to grow your freelance photography and video business into something bigger than yourself. I began my career as an independent freelance photographer in 2003 with one camera, one lens, zero clients, no...

How to get the best images from live conferences

How to get the best images from live conferences

Conference photography doesn't have to be boring With some practice you can learn how to get the best images from live conferences. As in-person events return in force conference centres are filling up and conference photographers and videographers are busier than...

A Quick Guide to Making Really Effective Animation Videos

A Quick Guide to Making Really Effective Animation Videos

Animated videos bring corporate training (back) to life Tasked with developing content for your training materials library? This 5-step guide will help quickly bring you up to speed on what you need to do to make effective animation videos. Many companies today are...

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