What Photography Means to Me [After 30+ Years in The Field]

Cover image of a bright white moon against a black dark night sky by photographer Dana Crandell

Every once in a while, someone asks me why I spend my time looking at the world through a viewfinder. I’ve even heard comments like, “It’s not like it’s really art, right?” What’s interesting is that explaining what drives me to do what I do isn’t as easy as it sounds. It isn’t that I …

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Photography Categories List for Photographic Inspiration

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We all need a starting point or some inspiration at times when it comes to photography.

So whether you’re starting out and want to know what types of photography you could do or you need a spark to get you motivated to try out a new form of photography, this photography categories list should give you some ideas to work with.

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Irakly Shanidze

Brandon Ballweg is a graduate of the University of Kansas and is a wedding and street photographer from the Kansas City area. He is the founder of ComposeClick.

Best Photography Websites From Around the Web

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When it comes to photography, you can learn pretty much everything you need to know on the Internet—for free. The thing is, though, is that all the photography information is spread out all over the Internet, making it hard to find and decipher the best ones out there. Sometimes the best photography websites for whatever reason don’t make it to the top of the search engines, at least if it’s a relatively new site.

I’ve been around the photography scene for some years now and learned the majority of what I know about photography from completely free sources on the Internet and good old fashioned trial and error. I thought I’d give back to the photography community and help people find good sources of information and inspiration for whatever type of photography you may be interested in.

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Irakly Shanidze

Brandon Ballweg is a graduate of the University of Kansas and is a wedding and street photographer from the Kansas City area. He is the founder of ComposeClick.