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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 include some of the charming Southern wedding traditions that have existed since the civil war in your own big day. Choosing a beautiful venue that really reflects … [Read More...]

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Where to Buy and Rent Photography Equipment Online

We’ve talked before on our site about where to buy good and cheap professional photography equipment and today we’re going to take an in depth look at the online sector. The big cities, such as Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami or NYC have lots of … [Read More...]

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Visual Storytelling Tips & Tools for Creative Photographers

Visual storytelling is, as the name suggests, a narration done through visual means. It is one of the most powerful communication methods available in the world today. Today, we’re going to discover the sheer force of visual storytelling, how … [Read More...]

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Creative Photo Ideas for Spring 2015

Here are some awesome creative photo ideas for you to try along with the necessary tips to achieve the looks and style in these photos. These are very useful for both professional photographers and amateur ones who want to have a little fun with some … [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 include some of the charming Southern wedding traditions that have existed since the civil war in your own big day. … [Read More...]

Wedding Photography Tips for Spring Weddings

7 Wedding Photography Tips for Spring Weddings

Ah, spring! The season when nature comes back to life, everything is green and love floats in the air. Many couples choose to tie the knot during spring when the weather is warm enough for a great … [Read More...]

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Best Photography Blogs to Check Out

There is always more than meets the eye when it comes to photography. You can never be quite sure if other people will understand you or your work as deeply as you do. However, when people do … [Read More...]

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10 Famous Portrait Photographers You Need to Know About

Human imagination is not always as limitless as we would like so sometimes, the best way to create something unique is by checking out other people’s work. There are no shortcuts when it comes to … [Read More...]

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3 Useful Online Photography Courses for Beginners

So, you’re new to digital photography and you would like some help to navigate through your new chosen path? That’s a wise move, we believe, because no matter how talented one is, one always needs … [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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How to Help Couples Relax in Photographs of Their Big Day

Once a couple's wedding day is here, their simply accepting to get married becomes a piece … [Read More...]

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A Few Tips on Shooting Great Family Portraits

Many of you aspiring professionals have a hard time choosing a photography niche, but some … [Read More...]

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YouTube Video Optimization for Photographers: 5 Tricks

If you’re a professional photographer, not only do you (hopefully) have an online showcase … [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...]