What many photographers starting their career don’t realize is that photography is both an art and a business. To help you manage both sides, we’ve laid out the principles of being good at the business part so that you can check off the boxes and get back to what you love doing.
I don’t have the funds available to have a dedicated videographer follow me around and shoot behind the scenes all the time, so how do I get around this problem and still capture video? Here are some tips for why you need and how to capture stellar video that grabs the client’s attention.
Regardless of whether you are exposing to film or digital sensors, measuring and controlling the light is vital to how photographs are made. Here’s everything you need to know about light metering and how you can take control to get perfect exposures every time.
Asher Moss first started shooting on a Pentax K1000 STU and he still shoots film to this day. We go old-school with Asher and talk about his cinematic style, how he captures intimacy, what he thinks makes for a strong portrait, and how vintage equipment enhances modern photography.
In our Skull-timate Halloween Photography Guide, we talk about some of the best places to find the creepiest atmospheres, how to light the location and props so that they’re sure to stand out, and some fun, spooky effects you can try both in-camera and after the shoot.
Daring adventurer and supremely talented photographer Renan Ozturk is using his camera to tell stories with real impact. We talk to Renan about the changing environment and how he aims to tell stories about our planet, rather than about any particular mountain.
The challenge I had set myself was to make a wind turbine look like a dandelion seed head! An organic, fuzzy looking, ‘turbo dandelion’ set against a turbulent sky. (Should I drink less coffee?) Here’s how I got the shot and created The Turbo Dandelion Wind Farm.
Use vignetting effectively and it’s a powerful artistic tool. Botch it and you’re likely to be pegged as an amateur. Here’s how you can add a vignette to your photo in-camera or during post-processing in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Concluding our series on the exposure triangle, we discuss ISO, which plays its own specific role in exposure and light. This guide explains what ISO is, how it affects your images, the pros and cons of using ISO, and how it interacts with shutter speed and aperture.
It’s 2019. Do you know where your photos are? If you’re like most people, probably not. Here are some helpful tips on where to store your digital photos, from the family snapshots to the RAW files and photo composites, and get them organized for good.
There are so many inspiring podcasts out there, but how do you know which one will help you grow your business and skills? We’ve done the research for you to help narrow down the choices to your specific needs. This list is divided into two sections: one for podcasts about photography, and another for podcasts geared more broadly toward creatives.
What you need to know about aspect ratios and how you can use them in your photography. This is a must-read for any modern photographer, as we discuss the ratios online technology requires and how you can experiment with different aspect ratios to stand out.
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