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Astrophotography 101: How to Shoot for the Stars

Are you ready to learn the ins and outs of astrophotography? Photography enthusiasts and even professional photographers usually take their cameras out during the daytime. It’s quite easy to get your shot just right with all that light to illuminate … [Read More...]

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How to Start a Photography Business from Home

There can never be a comprehensive guide on how to start a photography business from home because intersecting the particularities of photographic art with those of a constantly evolving market means that any business (and especially one that turns … [Read More...]

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Starting a Photography Business: Practical Ideas

  Dear readers, starting a photography business today is no piece of cake. But we are here to share experiences, ideas and successful tricks. As we have already discussed the basic steps you need to consider when starting your business, we want … [Read More...]

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Halloween Photography Ideas: Get Ready to Trick or Treat

Autumn is such an amazing season for vibrant, colorful photography! Now that the Halloween is just around the corner, it is about the right time to impress your viewers with some new photo tricks. Without further introduction, here are the Halloween … [Read More...]

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How to Start a Photography Portfolio in 5 Easy Steps

If you want to learn how to start a photography portfolio, look no further! Follow the 5 easy steps presented and you will be the proud owner of a unique photography portfolio. First of all, you need … [Read More...]

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Bokeh Photography 101: Tricks all Pros Should Know

Bokeh photography isn’t just a craze, it’s the aesthetic quality of a photograph’s out-of-focus areas. The word bokeh is derived from the Japanese boke, defined as blur or haze. What is bokeh in … [Read More...]

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How to Copyright Photos: a Short & Comprehensive Guide

A professional photographer's work is his or her signature. Before you distribute and share your photographs online, it is important to understand what copyright protection and image safety mean. In … [Read More...]

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Interview with Street Photographer Patrick Joust

Patrick Joust is a Baltimore-based self-taught street photographer. His work documents the people and places of Baltimore but at the same time it creates what the photographer describes as a magical … [Read More...]

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Christmas Photography: The Ultimate Guide to Capturing the Holiday Magic

We know there's still a few weeks until the winter holidays, but it seems to us that it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! To get you inspired and well-prepared for your holiday photo session, … [Read More...]

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Best Lens For Wedding Photography

There is no single best lens for wedding photography. This type of work requires a great … [Read More...]

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Brighten Your Wedding Photography: Editing Tips

Now that you have enjoyed your photo shooting with the happy couple and are left with … [Read More...]

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5 Essential Tips for Indian Wedding Photography

More and more spectacular and complex, Indian wedding photography has become over the … [Read More...]

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Traditions You May Want to Include in Your Southern Style Wedding!

If you are a proud Southern girl who is soon to become a bride, then you may want to … [Read More...]

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Wedding Photography Mistakes You Need to Avoid  

Weddings are serious events. So, if you are not actually a professional photographer yet … [Read More...]

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Wedding Photography Tips for Beginners

So, you’ve made the big step! The big step being photographing weddings, of course. We’re … [Read More...]

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5 Maternity Photography Ideas for Expecting Clients

Becoming a mother is a special, special time in the life of a woman who chooses to walk … [Read More...]

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5 Sensible Ideas for Couples Boudoir Photography

During your career as a photographer working with people, if you manage to successfully … [Read More...]

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The Best Photographers We’ve Encountered Online in 2013-2014

Talking about something as definite as “best photographers “ can be more than a little … [Read More...]

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5 Ways to Deal with Bad Wedding Photos

It’s another one of those photographers’ nightmares that everyone has to deal with, sooner … [Read More...]

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Combine Two Photography Niches to Be Unique

Struggling to make the transition from an amateur photographer to a pro can be a tough job as it is. Creating a compelling portfolio, acquiring a client pool and managing it properly, creating a name for yourself, struggling to get new gigs and the … [Read More...]

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Is Photography School for Professional Wedding Photographers a Must?

Going to photography school for wedding photographers is a personal choice, determined by numerous factors, such as a desire to learn, but also time and financial constraints. The general outlook on this topic can seem divisive: some extoll its … [Read More...]

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Rekindle Your Passion for Wedding Photography in 3 Easy Steps

It happens to the best of them: we haven’t asked, but we’re sure that, were you to catch her on an off day, even contemporary glam photography guru Annie Leibovitz sometimes feels like the spark is just gone. Bottom line, no matter how … [Read More...]

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Success Stories: How to Create Your Own Photography Niche

In a day and age where social media and other media consumption habits gear users toward a torrent of visual information, how does a commercial photographer go about creating a lucrative business? The answer, according to more than just one … [Read More...]

Who Is A Better Photographer, A Man Or A Woman

Who Is A Better Photographer, A Man Or A Woman?

I read an article in the Wall Street Journal the other day, and it said: Men tend to start businesses to be the "boss," and their aim is for their businesses to grow as big as possible. Women start businesses to be personally challenged and to … [Read More...]

3 Things You Can Learn From 300 Year Old Men

3 Things You Can Learn From 300 Year Old Men

Fourth of July. Here in America, it’s a time of reflecting back to what life was like when America was first “discovered”, how an entire new world was put together, and how those concepts still apply today to not just use here, but to people all over … [Read More...]

30 Questions You Should Ask About Being A Photographer Now

30 Questions You Should Ask About Being A Photographer Now

When you have a job, you don’t think much about it. You go to work, put in your time, do what you have to do, and go home and forget all about it. Things are different when you own a business. You no longer can leave work at work; it follows you … [Read More...]

Why The $99 Payment Plan Is The Future Of Photography

Why The $99 Payment Plan Is The Future Of Photography

Your car is a few years old. So you head out to find a new one. Do you look at the price tag on the sticker? Of course not – what does that truly mean? Instead you look at the payment amount. Does $495 a month work for you? Can you negotiate it to a … [Read More...]

How To Avoid Creepy Crawly People That Try To Bring You Down

How To Avoid Creepy Crawly People That Try To Bring You Down

I don’t get a whole lot of negative email. But occasionally one slips into my inbox. I got an email from someone this week. “You suck. Your stuff sucks. I can’t believe your online and in business.” Okay, that’s not exactly what it says – but … [Read More...]

Are You Facing Photography Burnout

Are You Facing Photographer Burnout?

Imagine this. You plod along day after day facing the same results. You know what you want but you just can’t reach it. Things are holding you back from achieving what you truly want to achieve. You dread getting up. You dread facing the day. … [Read More...]

Working Moms And A Photography Business

Working Moms And A Photography Business

With Mothers Day this weekend, and as a working mom for 18 years now, the concept of being a “working” mother is just as emotional as ever. Start a conversation on “working” moms and you’ll quickly get into a heated discussion no matter what side of … [Read More...]

Will Photography Make You Rich

Will Photography Make You Rich?

How do you define “rich”? That, of course, is a matter of opinion. According to the IRS, the top 10% of income earners in America today make 43% of all income and pay 70% of all taxes. The top 2% of income earners pay approximately 50% of all … [Read More...]