• Tips To Improve Your Smartphone Photography

    Published Thursday, December 28th, 2017

    I almost always carry my DSLR around with me so I’m always ready to grab a great shot. As much as I hate lugging around all that extra weight, it’s a good habit that helps me shoot more and take better photos. That being said, there’s always going to be times when the perfect photo […]

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  • 3 Things You Can Do To Improve Photos That You Don’t Need Your Camera To Do

    Published Thursday, December 21st, 2017

    We talk a lot about shooting techniques and editing methods to help you take better photos. Of course, practicing photography is a vital aspect of advancing your skills. But while shooting as much as possible is a good idea, there are also other things you can be doing that will prove to be equally helpful. […]

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  • 2 Things You Should Be Doing When Importing Your Photos Into Lightroom

    Published Monday, December 11th, 2017

    When I first got my DSLR, I had no plan on how I was going to store, file, and back-up all those digital files I was about to take. Truth is, I totally underestimated just how many photos I’d be taking. Not have an effective and efficient way to file away all those photos was a […]

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  • How To Take Better Portraits Of Your Pets

    Published Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

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    Anyone who uses the internet knows pet photos rule the digital world. Just try to login into Facebook without being presented at least one adorable dog or cat photo. No complaints, though, our fuzzy companions often prove to be irresistibly photogenic. With that in mind, if you want to take more than just a quick snapshot […]

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  • The Three Most Important Things To Remember When Shooting Portraits

    Published Friday, October 6th, 2017

    Portrait photography is a great jumping off point for new photographers looking to build their skills. In fact, the desire to take great photos of people, often friends and family, is quite often the motivation behind taking the first steps on a photography journey. People love to photograph people! Even photographers who primarily focus on […]

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  • 3 Reasons Why Your Photos Are Missing The Mark

    Published Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

    All photographers go through phases where they feel their images just aren’t living up to their expectations. From beginners to seasoned professionals, these phases are inevitable. For many, it can be discouraging enough to make them give up on their photography practice altogether. If this is happening to you, I encourage you not to take […]

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  • Get started on GraphicStock with a FREE 7-Day Trial today!

    Published Monday, August 7th, 2017

    As a photographer myself, I’m always on the lookout for new places to sell my work. And as a graphic design enthusiast, I’m constantly needing access to stock assets like photos that are outside the scope of my own work and vectors and illustrations to supplement my designs. Typically, this requires hours upon hours of […]

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  • 3 Habits Professional Photographers All Have In Common

    Published Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

    It’s difficult to lump all professional photographers together and see all the things they’ve done to achieve the success they’ve found. Everyone’s story is bound to be different, just like with any aspect of life. However, the very best photographers do have a few things in common. It usually has to do with their work […]

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  • 3 Simple Tactics To Speed Up Your Editing Workflow

    Published Sunday, June 4th, 2017

    Any time you spend behind your computer editing is time you’re not spending with a camera in your hand practicing your shooting skills. Sure, good post processing skills are important too, but, as I’m sure you’ve heard a million times already, it’s always best to learn how to prevent mistakes in camera rather than learning […]

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  • 3 Spring Inspired Photos And What You Can Learn By Replicating Them

    Published Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

    Spring is in the air! After being cooped up all winter hiding from the cold weather, many of us are eager to get outdoors and enjoy some fresh spring air and exercise our cameras. Take advantage of all the spring sights by practicing some new photography skills. Here are just a few to get you started: […]

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  • 4 Ways To Earn Side Money As An Amateur Photographer

    Published Monday, May 22nd, 2017

    Let’s face it, photography can be a pretty expensive hobby. And as your skills improve (and your wishlist grows), you may find yourself wondering if you can start earning back some of the money you put into it. The bad news is, we live in a time of widespread technology, which means, just about everyone […]

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  • The Small But Major Difference Between Lifestyle And Documentary Photography

    Published Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

    Photography is a lot like music in the sense there’s many, many different styles and genres. (And that’s not including all the sub-styles and niche genres.) In photography, two popular styles include lifestyle photography and documentary. The two are similar in concept. So much, in fact, they often blur the lines between which is which. […]

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  • 3 Reasons You’re Still A Rookie At Portrait Photography

    Published Monday, May 8th, 2017

    The truth is, it takes a long time and a lot of practice to become a skilled portrait photographer. On top of learning about composition, exposure, lighting, and whatnot, portrait photographers also have to master the art of directing their subjects to get the best shots possible. It’s a lot to take on! If you […]

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  • Four Different Gadgets To Help You Get Steady Shots

    Published Thursday, April 27th, 2017

    If you’re serious about your photography, you should plan on making an investment into a good quality tripod. The are necessay when shooting long exposures, and can even make photos taken with a fast shutter speed a lot sharper. Since we tend to introduce camera shake when are shooting handled, it’s best to elimiante this […]

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  • How Mood Boards Can Help Develop Your Photographic Style

    Published Monday, April 17th, 2017

    As you become more interested in photography and begin taking the necessary steps to improve your craft, you’ll most likely seek out the advice of more experienced photographers to help you out along the way. This is a great way to learn all those tried and true methods and techniques that are essential to becoming […]

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