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Creative Portrait Photography: Adding a Unique Twist to Portraits

Creative Portrait Photography: Adding a Unique Twist to Portraits

Joep HovensOctober 9, 2021

Creative portrait photography comes in many forms. From a simple touch of color grading for a more cinematic look to elaborate post-work creating a contemporary piece of conceptual art, the…

Camera Settings for Nature Photography: Explanations and Recommendations

Camera Settings for Nature Photography: Explanations and Recommendations

Dana CrandellOctober 8, 2021

Of all the photographic genres, the “nature” niche may be the least specific. After all, just about anything that isn’t man-made fits into this category. Given that, any discussion on…

Best Camera Settings for Stars

Best Camera Settings for Stars

Paul FriedmanOctober 8, 2021

When done right, a photograph of a starry night sky is awe-inspiring and is capable of reminding the viewer of the infinite nature of space and their place within it.…

What White Balance to Use for Night Photography

What White Balance to Use for Night Photography

Paul FriedmanMay 9, 2018

First of all, there are many different settings you’ll want to be familiar with before going out to shoot the stars. You can certainly check out my article on “Nightscape…

Creative Nature Photography: 13 Tips to Help Get You Outside the Box

Creative Nature Photography: 13 Tips to Help Get You Outside the Box

Dana CrandellOctober 6, 2021

For some of us, there’s nothing that can compare with spending a day, a week or a lifetime photographing the wonders of nature and the outdoors. There’s also nothing quite…

Corporate Portrait Lighting: Producing Professional Results for Busy Clients

Corporate Portrait Lighting: Producing Professional Results for Busy Clients

Joep HovensOctober 5, 2021

Corporate portrait photography means you need to be able to adapt, be flexible, not waste anyone’s time and produce great images quickly. You’re not only dealing with people, but with…

How to Sell Landscape Photography Work: The Mindset and the Methods

How to Sell Landscape Photography Work: The Mindset and the Methods

Dana CrandellMay 3, 2018

Would you rather hang out with Mother Nature than photograph people? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Compared to genres like weddings, events and portraiture, landscape photography offers a slower-paced,…

The Nightscape Photography Settings You Need to Know to Master the Genre

The Nightscape Photography Settings You Need to Know to Master the Genre

Paul FriedmanOctober 8, 2021

Nightscape photography is a fun and yet challenging field of photography. I have spent many nights under the stars and come up with some absolutely stunning images. It wasn’t all…

What is Cityscape Photography? Meaning, History & Purpose

What is Cityscape Photography? Meaning, History & Purpose

Chris DerrickOctober 5, 2021

Light and shadow battling for supremacy in jungles of steel, concrete, glass, and brick… this is the hunting ground for cityscape photography. I say hunting ground because an adroit photographer…

Photojournalistic Wedding Photography – Is it The Right Style for Your Business?

Photojournalistic Wedding Photography – Is it The Right Style for Your Business?

Paul FriedmanOctober 7, 2021

Photojournalism at its core is quite simply journalism, the act of gathering and presenting information, through the use of photography, as opposed to other mediums. The job of a photojournalist…

Natural Light Food Photography: Making Your Images Pop With Just Natural Light

Natural Light Food Photography: Making Your Images Pop With Just Natural Light

Amelia RobertsonMay 3, 2018

“Light is the single-most important storytelling element.” I heard that quote often enough from my photojournalism professor back in college that it still springs to mind when I think about…

Wedding Photography Etiquette: Presenting Yourself Professionally to Your Clients

Wedding Photography Etiquette: Presenting Yourself Professionally to Your Clients

Paul FriedmanOctober 7, 2021

Being a wedding photographer is a challenging balance of technical skill and interpersonal skills. Finding that balance will be an ever-evolving process and each client will have different needs. The…

How To Get Your First Wedding Photography Clients When You’re Just Starting Out

How To Get Your First Wedding Photography Clients When You’re Just Starting Out

Lauren NihenOctober 7, 2021

So you’re ready to shoot your first wedding! It’s time to start building your wedding portfolio – so you might have wondered how to get your first wedding photography clients.…

How to Get Into Wedding Photography [A Guide for Beginners]

How to Get Into Wedding Photography [A Guide for Beginners]

Lauren NihenOctober 7, 2021

Wedding photography is one of those industries that can seem daunting to the beginner photographer. There is so much pressure to not only perform to a high standard but you…

How to Name and Organize Your Digital Photos [So you Can Keep Your Sanity]

How to Name and Organize Your Digital Photos [So you Can Keep Your Sanity]

Amelia RobertsonMay 3, 2018

Naming and organizing your photos is a crucial and often-overlooked part of your workflow as a photographer. It’s a bit tedious, but neglecting this step can make it difficult to…

Wildlife Photography Tips for Beginners: Capturing Animals in their Natural Environment

Wildlife Photography Tips for Beginners: Capturing Animals in their Natural Environment

Nicolas RivasMay 3, 2018

There is a lot more to wildlife photography than just snapping a quick shot of an animal. Good, attention grabbing wildlife photography tries to capture emotion within the photo and…

Simple Ways to Improve your Food Photography [To Create Mouth Watering Images]

Simple Ways to Improve your Food Photography [To Create Mouth Watering Images]

Amelia RobertsonOctober 6, 2021

Food photography is something we see all the time – on billboards, magazine covers, the television, probably on your social media feeds, too. When done well, food photography can produce…

What Does a Wedding Photography Assistant Do?

What Does a Wedding Photography Assistant Do?

Brandon BallwegOctober 7, 2021

If you’re thinking about getting into wedding photography or being an assistant, you might be wondering what a wedding photography assistant does. Some wedding photographers don’t even use them but…

How to Find Wedding Photography Assistant Jobs

How to Find Wedding Photography Assistant Jobs

Brandon BallwegMay 3, 2018

Wedding photography is not rocket science, although it’s certainly not easy and comes with a lot of responsibility. So in my opinion, if you’re looking to get a job as…

6 Insights I Gained After Doing One Year Old Birthday Photography

6 Insights I Gained After Doing One Year Old Birthday Photography

Brandon BallwegMay 4, 2018

One year old birthday photography is much like any other type of event photography but you have the added unpredictability of a one year old and a bunch of other…