• Get Prepared To Shoot Your First Senior Portrait Session With These Helpful Tips

    Published Monday, May 23rd, 2016

    Photo by Jordan Chan

    Every spring, there’s a slew of high school seniors who are looking forward to having their senior portraits taken. Senior portrait sessions are a great way for the students to take their minds off of school work for a moment and have fun by showing a little self expression by collaborating with a creative photographer […]

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  • Still Life Photography Tips Every Beginner Needs To Know

    Published Monday, May 16th, 2016

    Photo by Randy Jenkins

    Still life photography is a great exercise for new photographers to practice because it teaches us how to create a photograph rather than capturing a moment. Still life provides photographers with full creative control from concept to completion, which means it gets us thinking about all sorts of things such as the subject material, composition, and […]

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  • Start Shooting Beautiful Blue Hour Photographs With These Essential Tips

    Published Monday, May 9th, 2016

    Photo by Jesús Alenda

    Blue hour is that magical, but brief, time that occurs right before sunrise and again right after sunset when the sun is at just the right elevation to cast a beautiful hues of blue and purple across the sky. Blue hour is not to be confused with golden hour, it’s more commonly talked about sibling, […]

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  • Shooting With A Kit Lens Isn’t As Bad As You Think, Here’s Why

    Published Monday, May 2nd, 2016

    Photo by Rafael Castillo

    Kit lenses get a bad rap. It’s true, they aren’t usually the highest quality lenses available on the market, but that doesn’t mean they should be disregarded and given a bad name. Especially for newcomers to photography who are just learning the ropes. Heck, even more experienced photographers still find their kit lenses useful. Here […]

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  • The 5 Step Plan That Takes The Headache Out Of Photo Album Design

    Published Monday, April 25th, 2016

    Photo by Jonas Löwgren

    One of my favorite things about the days of shooting film, was not just making prints, but having prints. Digital photography is awesome on so many levels, but it doesn’t do much to encourage people to make tangible prints of their work. It’s just so much easier (and cheaper) to store the photos on a […]

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  • Travel Photography Advice From A Full Time Wanderlust

    Published Monday, April 18th, 2016

    Photo by Andrés Nieto Porras

    A great travel shot will provide viewers with a sense of place. Though, it’s important to give viewers an accurate depiction of what a place looks like, an outstanding travel photo will do more than just that. It should transport the viewer to the scene simply by looking at it. There are number of ways […]

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  • Get Better Bokeh In Your Photos With These 4 Simple Tips

    Published Monday, April 11th, 2016

    Photo by Chiara Cremaschi

    To understand how to capture good bokeh, it’s important to know the difference between good and bad bokeh. Though, good and bad bokeh are both fairly subjective, it’s safe to say “good” bokeh is generally smoother, with fewer sharp edges. The more even the bokeh effect the less distracting it becomes, meaning it tends to […]

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  • Avoid Making These 3 Common Retouching Mistakes & How To Do It The Right Way

    Published Monday, April 4th, 2016

    Photo by David Schiersner

    Retouching portraits is a common practice by both professional and amateur photographers. Those who are new to the practice soon realize its easy to get a little carried away and heavy handed with their post production. This results is portraits that look over done and unrealistic. Lets take a few minutes to talk about some […]

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  • 5 Tips To Help You Come Home With Great Travel Photos

    Published Monday, March 28th, 2016

    Traveling Tips Cover

    One of my favorite travel quotes goes, “You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you within yourself,” said by Ella Mailart. As someone who loves to travel to take photographs, I feel the unknown is one of the best parts about going somewhere new. Not […]

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  • 5 Great Things That Start To Happen When You Carry A Camera With You Everywhere You Go

    Published Thursday, March 24th, 2016


    Thanks to the ever improving technology being put into smartphone cameras, most of us do always have a camera on us at all times, but smartphone cameras aren’t necessarily the most effective way to capture the shots we happen to see during our everyday lives. Sure, sometimes they are all that we need, but because […]

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  • How To Legally Protect Yourself When Shooting

    Published Monday, March 21st, 2016

    Photo by Jay Wennington

    Being a photographer means you have to take responsibility in a lot of areas. Not least of these is the legal sphere, which you could be involved in through various issues. The most important thing is always to make sure that you are legally protected first and foremost. This puts you in a position that, […]

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  • How To Get Your Work Published

    Published Thursday, March 17th, 2016

    Photo by Tran Mau Tri Tam

    As a photographer, it is really important that your work gets seen. While you may be lucky enough to have clients who will use your work with full credit, often this is not the case. In fact, most of the time, the work that you create for clients will be used without your name. This […]

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  • The 4 Best Pieces Of Advice About Photography I’ve Ever Been Told

    Published Monday, March 14th, 2016

    Photo: Study by Telmo32

    New and experienced photographers hear a lot of advice from other photographers. If you ask me, sharing all out hard earned knowledge is a good thing! That’s why I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite tidbits of wisdom that have been imparted on to me. Take a look, and once you’ve read through […]

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  • How To Add Modern Touches In Post-Production

    Published Monday, March 7th, 2016

    Photos by Rhiannon D'Averc

    There are some really great graphic elements going on with photographic trends at the moment. Open a magazine at the cutting edge and you will see borders made of patterns taken from clothes or random colours; overlays adding lines, icons, and effects to images; and text used to make an impact. These techniques can be […]

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  • How to teach model poses during a shoot

    Published Monday, February 29th, 2016

    Photo by Pech Frantisek

    Whether you are shooting with an amateur model, or just shooting an ordinary person for a portrait, you will undoubtedly run into situations where your subject does not know how to pose. They might not have any idea how to begin, or they may simply feel too nervous in front of the camera to do […]

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