The vital how-to's for photography enthusiasts: how to create the perfect camera setup, capture the perfect picture, edit your photos and beyond.
Five Ways to Market Your Photography
As a photographer, just like any business person, you have to market. Marketing is just as important when you are busy with existing clients as it is when you are starting. There is no quicker way to let a business dry up than thinking you are too busy to market. Here are five ways to market your photography.
How I Created My First Photography Zine
Before I ever bought my first camera, I loved taking photos on my phone of new places. Something about capturing the sights I saw did more than help me remember how a place looked. It helped me remember how I felt in the moment, too.
When You Absolutely Need to Shoot the Photograph
Over the decades I have been doing photography, I have shot thousands of images — tens of thousands. But there is only a handful that sticks in my mind.
Take Advantage of the Season for Amazing Portrait Photography
Stop waiting for the perfect season to take that fantastic environmental portrait. If you use a studio for your portrait photography, then the seasons don’t matter. But if you venture outside, you must consider the environment, and the primary environmental factors are the seasons. Please don’t ignore the season; embrace it. Don’t wait; shoot now. There is always good light to be found in any season, and the changing seasons will give you a variety of backgrounds.
7 Simple Tips to Power Your Forced Perspective Photography Skills
Forced perspective photography always incorporates the optical illusion aspect. This can be seen through photographs of people on a beach trying to catch the sun in their palms, or the most common one – the one where they try to support the leaning Tower of Pisa. And you can make more of the same if you master your creativity by learning that perfect knack.
Photoshoots for the Photo-Shy
If you’re anything like me then, despite living in the social media age, you’re probably inexperienced when it comes to photoshoots. I’m talking genuine, no filter, photos not taken on your iPhone. And it can be a little bit scary. So how do you capture engagement and wedding photos that you’ll be able to cherish for years to come, when you aren’t exactly comfortable with your picture being taken in the first place?
How to Find Inspiration for Your Photography
Photographic inspiration doesn’t always strike when we need or want it to. But if you need to take some photos, or you’re just feeling the itch to get behind the camera, and you’re feeling stuck, what do you do? For myself I fall back on the ABCs of photography to give me the push I need.
Top 11 Best Places to Sell Photos Online and Make Money
As a photographer, you can easily earn some extra cash (or even start a new career!) if you know the right places to sell your photos online. Photographers of various skill levels are in high demand for their work, now more than ever. Everyone from large corporations, small and medium size businesses to bloggers, graphic designers, marketers and publishers buy and use photos regularly online.
Quick Fix to “Duplicate Photos-Not Deleting from Mac” Issue
In order to get the perfect click, we keep on clicking pictures like a photographer not realizing we are duplicating the same image innumerable times that would only sit and eat up disk space on your Mac.
Want to Take Your Photography to the Next Level? How to Be a Travel Photographer
Most of us like to take happy snaps and selfies, but a few take a deeper interest in photography. Photography is considered an art form and like other forms of art it can be used to evoke an emotional response from the viewer of the captured images. It is both technical and artistic at the same time.
How to start with photography
Like every new year, people have new goals and aspirations. After finishing a very difficult year for many, 2021 is a fresh start to learn new skills and conquer new goals. Learning photography helps us to capture special moments in life. There are many different photography styles, so don't think it’s just portraits photography. The easiest way to begin your photography journey is by learning the camera fundamentals.
Understanding Manual Mode
When you first get your DSLR you’ll probably put it on Auto, point, shoot, done; you have an image. Yes, this dose give you a photo, but you have almost no control over how the camera takes it. Putting your camera in Auto means that you’re giving all controls over for the camera to assess what the camera sees and trust it put the right combination of settings together to expose your image well. Sure, this can be used for the sake of take a family photo while using the timer, or if you’re just starting out or have no interest in the mechanics behind what makes a great image.