Artists José Luis Vílchez and Cora Rose are on an epic journey across the Americas—in a converted school bus turned artist studio. They share with us about their road trip, which is taking them from Florida to Alaska and back down to Argentina, and their volunteer projects.
Lost in the Shuffle: Keeping Your Digital Photos Stored and Organized for Good
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.
The Best Podcasts for Photographers
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.
Behind the Scenes: Portrait Shoot of Fashion Blogger Denny Balmaceda
Photographer and cinematographer Lester Platt walks us through a portrait shoot with men’s fashion blogger and stylist, Denny Balmaceda. Lester explains the creative inspiration behind the shoot and how he perfectly captured the freedom in the model’s actions.
How to Know Which Aspect Ratio to Use in Your Photography
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.
The Hirable Photographer: How to Win Over Clients Who Don’t Really Know What They Want
Difficult or indecisive clients can be challenging. But if you win their trust, they could become some of your most loyal customers. It’s all about what you put into it.
Histograms: How to Read Them and Use Them to Take Better Photos
Histograms provide valuable information that can go a long way to streamlining your workflow as a photographer. Here’s what you need to know about what to look for in the details of your camera’s histogram and how you can use the info to get the perfect exposure every time.
How Alfredo Oliva Channeled Edward Hopper to Capture “The Woman in the Window”
Spanish photographer Alfredo Oliva tells us how he was inspired by the works of realist painter Edward Hopper and used it to capture this photo. “Woman in the Window” is Oliva’s own version of a beautifully sad, lonely woman.
The Biggest Ways Being Blind to Intellectual Property Laws Can Hurt Your Photography Business
Intellectual property impacts your creative business daily. And others who don’t know (or don’t care) about IP laws can take away from the brand you’ve built and/or products you’ve created. Here’s what every photographer should know about it.
The Art of Storytelling Through Candid Street Photography with Dave Krugman
We talk to Instagram guru Dave Krugman, who has attracted attention for his unique style of street photography. Dave’s take on New York showcases the vibrant colors and moody atmosphere of the city at times when most people are running for shelter.
Mastering the F-Stop: A Guide for Photographers Who Don’t Love Math
The f-stop can be a pretty daunting thing when you’re trying to wrap your head around the math and how it affects aperture. But, it doesn’t have to be so confusing. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about f-stops so you can take perfect exposures every time.
Your Guide to Shooting Great Long Exposures
While long exposures happen to be heavily used among photographers who specialize in landscapes, this method can actually serve a wide variety of creative purposes, and knowing how, when, and why to take one can be a powerful asset to any photographer.