How to Find Your Unique Artistic Style Through Photography
Nobody else takes photos like you do. There may be artists who have a similar editing style to yours, but who have a completely different way of composing their shots. There might be a local photographer who takes photos of the same models, but whose concepts are worlds away from yours. Regardless of how similar…
5 Reasons Every Beginner Photographer Should Be Editing Their Photos
For a beginner, editing can be intimidating. There’s a whole lot of software out there and it all seems designed purely to make me want to give up on photos entirely. I make no secret of the fact that I don’t understand what half of the buttons mean and they frighten me a little. When…
How to Get Featured on a Book Cover
Books are a comfort for many, yet the publishing side of literature is often seen as an intimidating world of contracts, offices, and deadlines. It seems that only the very best photographers can get the opportunity to successfully contribute their work and get published. Because of this, many book-loving photographers refuse to contribute their work…
5 Ways to Earn Extra Money as a Photographer
Being a photographer can be financially challenging sometimes. There’s nothing wrong with facing issues that constantly plague the world of creativity. Wanting to be economically stable is what will help you get through times of drought. The best thing you can do during this phase is experiment and persist whenever you can. Experimentation can be…
5 Shots a beginner photographer absolutely CAN take
When I first started considering photography and the different sort of photos that I wanted to take, I was a little put out. It seemed like every article I read did nothing but tell me that my kit lens would be terrible and need an immediate upgrade, or that I would need to travel to…
Photoshop Texture Overlays: More Useful than you may Know
Most photographers probably don’t think of Photoshop texture overlays as photo editing tools. They’re more for special effects and creating digital art, right? It’s true that those are common applications for them. Textures can be used in more subtle ways to enhance your photos, though. Let’s look at some examples of using them in…
10 Practical Tips for Posing Seniors for Portraits
Need help with posing seniors? Check out the MCP™ Senior Posing Guides, filled with tips and tricks for photographing high school seniors. Flattering Posing for Senior Photography by guest blogger Sandi Bradshaw Hi ya’ll! Today I’m going to chat at you a little bit about posing. For most photographers, posing seems to be one of those love it…
6 Steps For Better Macro Photography
Learn what you need to know in order to successfully shoot your first images of flowers in macro photography.
Every Photographer Needs to Watch This Video: No More Railroad Photography
Photographers: Do not step on a railroad track for your next photography session. It could be your last.
How to Keep Your Photography Prices Firm
What to do when you are asked for a discount? Here’s how to keep your prices firm and your customer happy.
Tap Into Your Strength and Passion to Create Stronger Photos
If you want to create stronger photos, dig deep into your passions and use that to drive your photography. Here’s how.
Why Many Photographers Choose to Use Photoshop Actions
Learn the benefits to using Photoshop actions and Lightroom presets versus relying just on hand editing. And figure out which is best for you.
How to Extend Space and Add a Photo Prop in Photoshop
Photoshop can turn ordinary into extraordinary. Add balloons, widen your canvas and make your image pop in these easy to follow steps.
A Photographer’s Guide to Working With a Makeup Artist
Learn inside tips to take your photography to the next level by working with a professional makeup artist.
Holiday Gift Ideas For Photographers
With the holiday prep in full swing, you may be looking for that ideal gift for that photographer friend of yours, or items to put on your own wish list. Below is a list of some great tools that I have on my own wish list, or that I have come across and thought…
5 Tips for Photographers to Get In Photos with Their Families
Getting in photos with your loved ones is so important. Here’s ways to help photographers let go and start becoming part of those memories.
The Beginner Photographer’s Guide to Understanding Resolution
Learn quickly how to resize your images for print – and what resolution (PPI and DPI) you should use for the best results.
Stop Following the Rules of Photography to Start Capturing Photos You Love
Why Lindsay Williams stopped following the rules of photography, and why you should too, in order to get “perfect” photos that you love.
Crop Sensor vs. Full-Frame: Which one do I need and why?
If you are new to photography, or starting to think about upgrading your camera equipment from entry-level gear to something more professional, you may be confused about what crop sensor vs. full-frame really means and how it affects your photography. First, what is a sensor? The sensor is the electronic device that records information when…
How to Cope When You Wonder if Your Photography is Good Enough
All photographers question if they are good enough sometimes. This is a look at how photographer, Spanki Mills, pulled out of the depths of that slump. A BLUR. That is what this past year has felt like for me. Not because it went by too fast and not because I had so much fun…but because…