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The Complete Guide to Taking Awesome Band Photos

How to get great band press photos

I started modeling when I was in my young teens. It was kind of fun and I made decent money, so I continued until I hit the ripe old age of 20, when the modeling jobs turn into denture ads and adult diapers (I’m actually not kidding, I was asked to do an adult diaper ad after I turned 20). During my days as a model, I learned a great deal about photography, lighting, and posing. I woul[...]

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What You Should and Shouldn’t Copy from Other Singers

"Copying" another artist is frowned upon, for good reason. I've seen famous singers get angry about cover artists who stole their styling of a song, note-for-note. I've seen established artists turn their nose up at newcomers who sound or look too much like them. No one wants to be copied. However, we all kind of copy off of other singers to a degree. You developed your vocal style based o[...]

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Why Pinterest is Great for Musicians

Pinterest is highly popular among the DIY, crafting and organizing scene. As a DIY hobbyist, I've been using Pinterest for a while now. A friend got me into it. We were looking for a pumpkin seed recipe and she showed me that a quick search on Pinterest leads to TONS of recipes, ideas and more. While I've found it very useful for crafts and hobbies, I haven't seen a ton of musicians on it.[...]