Joe McNally Dishes "The Real Deal" - PhotoShelter Blog

Nearly twenty years ago, I came across Joe McNally’s photo of a Northrop Grumman X-47A Pegasus that he took for a National Geographic story entitled “The Future of Flying Faster Farther Smarter.” The piece was notable for being the magazine’s first to fea

“The Real Deal: Field Notes from the Life of a Working Photographer” (Rocky Nook) is part memoir, part business advice, and part technical notes. If you’ve ever contemplated a life in photography – especially as a freelancer – this is a must read (and the photos aren’t so bad either!). Joe’s writing is crisp and entertaining, and it’s a surprisingly quick read even at 378 pages.

WATCH: Q&A with Joe McNally About His Documentary "Watching the Earth Melt Away" - PhotoShelter Blog

Last week, award-winning photographer Joe McNally walked us through the creation of his powerful documentary, Watching the Earth Melt Away. After traveling to Cooper Island, Alaska on assignment in 2001, Joe quickly befriended George Divoky, a research sc

In this webinar, Joe talks about some of the most meaningful photos captured during his trips to Cooper Island and what it was like to come back and photograph the same location 18 years later.

Joe McNally: Lighting the Way — zPhotoJournal

In the field, we have to decide; win, lose or draw. We can’t wait for the meeting next week. And we will be second-guessed and our efforts criticized as lacking or inadequate. That’s all okay…because we were there; at that moment of exposure. Present. Engaged. Breathing the air, with an eye in the lens, hoping and waiting for a defining, conclusive bunch of elements to occur that fires the head, heart and finger…simultaneously!

How Joe McNally, Jeremy Cowart & Ami Vitale Are Making the Next Six Months Count - PhotoShelter Blog

It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2014, right? But the good news is there’s still over 200 days left to bring in business, make more connections with potential photo clients, and end the year strong. To help you out and provide a little i

we caught up with a few top photographers including Joe McNally, Jeremy Cowart, Ami Vitale, David duChemin, Stacy Pearsall, Dixie Dixon, and Gary Arndt to ask one question: How do you plan to grow your photo business over the next six months?

Joe McNally – Conversation

[slidepress gallery=’joemcnally_interview’] Hover over the image for navigation and full screen controls ESSAY CONTAINS EXPLICIT CONTENT   Conversation with Joe McNally   Davi…

The main thing to remember as a young photographer out there is that there is always naysayers, and there is a lot of them out there now, but when you and I broke in there were naysayers as well.