Kirk Tuck

Kirk Tuck

Lives in United States austin, TX, United States
Works as a Photographer/Writer
Joined on Aug 31, 2004
About me:

Austin Portrait and Advertising Photographer and writer of four popular books on photographic lighting and one book about the business of commercial photography.
Book one: Minimalist Lighting: Professional Techniques for Location Photography
Book two: Minimalist Lighting: Professional Techniques for Studio Photography.
Book (Three) on the business of photography: Commercial Photography Handbook.
Book Four is the Guide to Lighting Equipment.
Book Five is the LED Lighting Book. The only one of its kind in the world.

I am now an instructor for Craftsy.com and have three video tutorials live on their site. It's a new learning platform for popular arts and crafts.

I've shot advertising photography for IBM, Dell, Motorola, AMD, Silicon Labs, Freescale Semiconductor, Polycom, Time Warner, and countless regional businesses, hospitals and medical practices.

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New Photography Gear Pro Digital Talk 2 hours ago
Getting advances from ad agencies and commercial clients. Pro Digital Talk 4 hours ago
An update on the video addition to the photo biz. Pro Digital Talk 5 hours ago
Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans Pro Digital Talk 1 day ago
LED Lights to Enhance Real Estate Photography Lighting Pro Digital Talk 3 days ago
Considering making the switch from Canon to Sony mirrorless. Advice Pro Digital Talk 3 days ago
Services for bulk clipping paths. Pro Digital Talk 3 days ago
Lovely Olympus OMD E-M10 but battery drain is absolutely terrible! Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 days ago
Contrast of the retail vs. commercial side of the photography business Pro Digital Talk 4 days ago
I never got my copy of the professional rule book... Pro Digital Talk 4 days ago
Theater photography under LED lighting Pro Digital Talk 4 days ago
Curious how photographers are pricing and negotiating those prices? Pro Digital Talk 5 days ago
Panasonic 35-100 Focus Issues Micro Four Thirds Talk 5 days ago
I just read Mr. Weisgrau's book and..... Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
So many wedding photographers... Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
O.T. Take a little time to laugh... Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
Photographer as a career? Think again maybe Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
An alternative take on the doom and gloom from a respected site... Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
The sky is falling !!!!! Here's a really good umbrella. Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
Job Modification Forms. Do you use them? Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
Another Wedding Wire question Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
Night Wedding Lighting Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
"No-Cell Phone" Weddings and Live Tweeting / Facebook Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
Natural Light photography experts Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
Interesting to see the new Sony A7S rumors. Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
How do you handle project delivery? Pro Digital Talk 1 week ago
Mavericks and my printer are having spat. Can you suggest a fix? Mac Talk 1 week ago
System change. Logical? Hmmm. Pro Digital Talk 2 weeks ago
What is YOUR market like? Pro Digital Talk 2 weeks ago
Major point for me favoring Panasonic Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
My take on the Olympus E-P5 Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 weeks ago
Signs point to? Pro Digital Talk 3 weeks ago
Market research is good. As long as you are asking the right people... Pro Digital Talk 3 weeks ago
On big benefit of adding motion to your repertoire: billable time. Pro Digital Talk 3 weeks ago
Day rate for pro tennis tour? Pro Digital Talk 3 weeks ago
RX10 Video Operation vs. HX200 Sony Cyber-shot Talk 3 weeks ago
confused about Costco Photo "cropping policy" Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
RX10 and RX100: who uses lower 10mp or 5mp? when? why? Sony Cyber-shot Talk 1 month ago
And now this Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
Keeping track of income and expenses? Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
Work-for-hire requests Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
Photographers who complain about the weight... Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
I just got an NX30 and I'm heading to SXSW to see how it shoots! Samsung Talk 1 month ago
Interesting article posted by Kirk Tuck...All the cameras are better than you are Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Anyone use their RX10 in studios? Sony Cyber-shot Talk 1 month ago
Looking for a 'Pro' walk-around digital camera Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
Disruptive technology Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
The dreaded but inevitable video call ... Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
Upper end growing, middle shrinking Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago
SEP IRA Pro Digital Talk 1 month ago