If you enjoy expertly written blog posts that feature beautiful photos then you will find yourself spending a lot of time on this photography blog. In addition to specializing in street photography, Thomas Fitzgerald is also a writer and he melds the two facets together in such a charming and enthralling way that you will find your self checking back here often. Any photographer, as well as a plethora of writers, will find value in this site due to how easy it is to navigate and the available content. Thomas also discusses the gear that he uses and the type of camera that he recommends, which is a huge plus to go with an already impressive photography blog.
As the name implies, this is a photography blog that specializes in the deep blue sea. These high-quality pieces of art taken by various contributing artists show the underside of the ocean that we are not used to seeing, and it is quite impressive. From sunken ships to fish and aquatic life shown up close and personal, this photography blog has all of the best that the ocean can offer. In addition to the stunning photographs you can find on DivePhotoGuide, it is also an excellent online resource for beginning and intermediate photographers. You can see all of the tools that are needed to photograph aquatic life and read helpful articles. Definitely one that you will want to check out.
ORMS is aimed at helping photographers in all of their artistic endeavors, and is a fantastic resource for any beginner, intermediate, or advanced photographers looking to expand their skill set. There is a lot of information listed here that is of value to those who are looking to expand their knowledge and hone their craft, regardless of what style they are seeking to specialize in. In addition to the helpful tips and tricks, they offer repair services for your gear to get you back into the game in the unfortunate event that something breaks or conks out.
Setting itself apart from the rest of the pack, The Photo Argus has a multitude of photography categories to choose from, in the form of blog posts that are carefully worded and executed. Sometimes with such an eclectic selection of photographs, there is an aspect of cohesiveness that can be lacking, but that is not the case here. Each category jives perfectly with the others, and the overall theme of life is prevalent across all of them. This is a good resource for beginner and intermediate photographers to hone their skills and develop their craft.
The team of Expert Photography (put together by founder Joshua Dunlop), has created an online resource for what they refer to as “photography education.” Joshua saw the need for, and lack of, online resources for photographers to develop their skills. Expert Photography was created to fill this void. There is so much knowledge to soak up here, and every photographer, regardless of their level of skill, will find so much value by looking through the blog posts on this site. While this blog caters to those looking to expand their knowledge, there are still tons of photographs that you can look through to find inspiration and examples of tried and true techniques.
Stylized and perfectly summed up with the tagline “for photographers by photographers,” Camera Jabber hosts a variety of information available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced photogs. There are a lot of resources available, such as reviews, tutorials, buyer guides, and more. The user interface is very easy to navigate and use, and you will find a ton of value in checking back regularly. Technology is constantly evolving, and as a photographer, it is very important to be kept up to date with today’s trends. This site will help you do that, and one of the best parts is that you can see the equipment in use when viewing the images.
David duChemin’s photography blog focuses on the realness that he strives to display throughout his personal life and career. Through his experience, David has crafted not only an impressive portfolio but also put together helpful tips and tricks that he shares with his audience. He loves to travel, and you can see that in his work. Every photo is unique and stunning, and not only shows how he brings out the subject’s emotion during his photo shoots, but also tells a story of what their life is like. What makes this blog stand out from other photography blogs is the fact that he is not only photographing landscapes and the beauty around us, but the beauty that resides within us as well.
Think of this impressive site as the Pinterest of photography; there are tutorials, tips, tricks, and news posts that photographers of every level can enjoy. This photography blog and online resource is primarily run by John Alred and Dunja Djudjic, and catalogs their experiences, as well as provides helpful ideas and tips that they have picked up over the years. The site is very easy to use, and on the home page, you can scroll through all of the latest stories, reviews, and product guides that may interest you, as well as check out the archives if you are looking for something more specific. This blog is especially useful for beginners as you will be able to find the gear that is recommended for your current skill level, and what type of equipment you should work up to.
Created and run by Marc Silber, and featuring a look into his mind and work, this photography blog is geared towards beginner and intermediate photographers. It is aimed at making photography fun and easy, by helping you learn from the professionals that have been doing this for a long time. There are helpful videos, articles, and courses that you can take to hone your craft and develop the needed skill set to be a successful photographer. If you are on the fence about delving into the resources that are available here, you can also take a look at Marc’s professional portfolio to see the different techniques he uses, all of which are impressive in their own right. He does not specialize in any one type of photography, and you can see the years of experience in his work, which makes this site a true hidden gem.
Created and run by Matt Palace, who delivers an impressive online resource for beginner, intermediate, and advanced photographers to develop their skills by looking behind the scenes to see how the lighting was used and other techniques that were implemented. While it is run by one person, there are other contributors, which allows you to see multiple perspectives and different styles of photography. While this is not a blog that showcases Matt’s photos, what you will find here is quite an impressive range of knowledge with helpful tips and tricks, equipment reviews, and insider looks into the world of photography. There are no gimmicks or courses that you need to take, and everything is laid out in an easy to use format.
Fstoppers has a talented team of contributors and is a great educational resource for beginner and intermediate photographers. Although it should be noted that to benefit from this site the most, you might want to consider spending money on the tutorials that are offered. But you can simply browse the site and take away plenty of free knowledge, too. In addition to the tutorials, there are reviews, news, and articles that are added regularly, making this a great website. One of the great things about Fstoppers is the fact that there are not only tutorials for taking incredible photographs, but for using editing programs, such as Photoshop. There is a lot to see and do here, and it is definitely worth the time to check out.
This can be categorized as a DIY site, or an educational resource for budding photographers. Various tutorials cover a wide range of topics on Adobe Suite, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. And although you can subscribe and have full unlimited access to Envato Elements and Envato Tuts+, it is not necessary to receive the benefits from this site. Every tutorial showcases the project at a glance, as well as how long it may take and what level of difficulty it is. And while this is more geared towards the web design and technical aspects of photography, we know that they go hand-in-hand with the physical aspects of taking photos, and any graphic designer or photographer will see the tremendous amount of value that this site offers.
Scott Kivowitz has created a noteworthy blog that provides not only tips and tricks for beginning and intermediate photographers, but also an insight into his life and career. There is so much information here, and it is all cleverly written in a way that is easy to grasp and understand. If you are the type of learner that does better with videos, than he also has his own YouTube channel that he links to in nearly every post, and you can see how he implements his techniques. This is a site that is best suited for photographers who are starting in the business, but even more advanced users will find some useful information on here. You can take a look through the easy to navigate home page, or view all of his YouTube videos on his channel, making it easy to find the information that you need relatively quickly.
It is always nice to find a photography blog that not only has striking photos, but is also very well written, and that is what you get from Scott Kelby. He never takes himself too seriously, while at the same time providing very useful information for beginner photographers in a way that is a joy to read and watch. You can scroll through his easy to navigate blog, or look at his expansive portfolio and see the gear and equipment that he uses. Every photo is expertly taken, and his use of lighting to create mood and atmosphere is excellent.
121clicks showcases photographic artwork from around the globe, with a bunch of different contributing artists from different backgrounds. This is done in categories that show shoots, as well as photos and articles that are categorized by type. There is a lot of information for beginner and intermediate photographers, and all of the photos that are hosted here hold to their intended purpose of telling a story, which you can delve deep into and get lost in. One thing that makes this site so compelling is the fact that the photographs are from all different perspectives, and although some of them may share a similar vibe, you will find that all of the categories somehow seem to mesh together in a way that just makes sense.
Joe McNally is an acclaimed photographer that people have said is always a joy to work with due to his happy and delightful demeanor. Regardless of the type of photo that he is taking, you can see from his blog that he pours his heart and soul into it, showcasing his experience in the field. Joe seems to strive for excellence, and wants to teach that same ability to his peers who are just beginning in the field of photography. There is a lot of information on his photography blog that beginner, intermediate, and advanced photographers can take away and use themselves, such as using props to complement an image. Joe is an expert in creating a central focusing point in a photo while maintaining a sublime atmosphere in the background without taking away from the subject.
As the name implies, this photography blog is less about the photos and more about providing beginner and intermediate photographers with tips and tricks to improve. While this is geared towards photographers, it is interesting for all types of creatives as well. This is a great online resource that is updated frequently and features an easy to use interface. The crew at Photography Tips Blog has done an amazing job, and it is worth taking a look at.
We couldn’t write a guide on awesome photography blogs if we didn’t include ourselves! PHLEARN Magazine and Aaron Nace’s in-depth Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials address common editing hurdles that photographers face and offer easy tips to better your craft. We aim to help any photographer, regardless of skill level, with useful Photoshop and photography tips and tricks to improve your skill set. All in all, every time you visit the site you are almost guaranteed to learn something new.
Full of photography tips and basic guides for budding photographers, Exposure Guide is one site that you will want to have bookmarked, as you are going to be visiting it frequently. Founded by Attila Kun in 2007, this is a fantastic online resource for any level of photographer, but especially for beginners. This site does not specialize in one certain area but covers a wider variety of topics, such as the right equipment to choose, composition techniques, and how to take better-looking photos. One of the great things about the Exposure Guide is that it not only helps you with techniques but also with editing your photos after the shot is taken.
This photography blog is a great online resource for beginner and intermediate photographers and offers comprehensive tutorials and courses that will teach you the best techniques. There is a newsletter that you can sign up for, as well as equipment reviews and guides so that you know you are using the right equipment for your specific needs. This is run by a group of professionals with the hope and aim to help photographers hone their craft and get better by utilizing the resources available here.
With a team of professionals creating content regularly, it is no surprise that Contrastly is such a great photography blog. It hosts a ton of information for beginner, intermediate, and advanced photographers. One of the great things about his photography blog is that they regularly post articles about things to avoid, as well as product buying guides that will help you to know what equipment is currently on sale and if it is worth buying in the future. There are a ton of guides on this photography blog, and you can expect to spend a lot of time here whenever you are in the need of new equipment or need to brush up on your skills.
Upon first look at SLR Lounge, you may notice that there is a “trending” section. This is always a fantastic feature, as it shows you what is up to date, and what may be trending currently in the photography industry. In addition to the latest news articles, you can expect to find tips, tricks, and techniques that you can use to up your game. All of these tutorials are easy to follow, and beginners can expect to learn a lot from SLR Lounge just from checking in regularly and reading through the top stories. It is run by a group of pro photogs who offer up some seriously valuable insights.
Skip Cohen University is a great online resource for photographers of any skill level to help define their style and find new techniques to try out. There is a talented faculty of photographers and content creators that update and run the website regularly, and you can expect to find a lot of very useful information here, especially if you are just starting in the photography industry and want to discover new techniques as well as tips to succeed. Founded by Skip Cohen in 2013, this site has been going strong ever since.
Any photographer looking to expand their knowledge of underwater photography should visit Wetpixel, as it teaches you about the equipment needed for your underwater excursions. Underwater photography is such a beautiful and primarily untouched form of art, and this blog goes in-depth on topics that will teach you to take mind-blowing underwater shots. A lot of people consider this genre to be only for those who are experts in the field, but with the right techniques, you can start to take photos underwater like a pro.