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Lucy Harrison5 hours ago
My Journey as a Photographer
I started photography when I was 12 years old and got my first camera on Christmas. I’d been interested in photography for a while but always just took pictures on my phone, never thinking it would go...
DM Wernera day ago
Photography Stuck in a Loop?
We may be stuck in a loop, but as a photojournalist I am still going out to make images; to document history, to tell the story and to bear witness to the event. That said, I will use digital for my s...
DM Werner6 days ago
I Can't Afford You and a Jar of Peanut Butter
How many times have we heard the "I can't afford you" as a reply after telling a potential client our rates for customized photo sessions? Either have a high end truly boutique experience or not have ...
Best Aerial Photographers to Follow on Instagram
Every kind of photographer has their own kind of style, and their own way of finding the perfect shot. That's why there's always so much variation between the best portrait photographers, and why so m...
Jonny Wandersa month ago
Why Professional Photographers Need to Embrace a Changing World
The world has changed. With the dawn of (truly) accessible digital photography and camera phone advancements, everyone and their robot vacuum cleaner can claim to be a photographer, but are they? What...
How to Become a Professional Photographer Without School
Back when I was a model, I was dating a guy who had become a professional photographer without school certification. He never attended art school. In fact, he was fresh out of high school! I'm not goi...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
Best Erotic Photographers to Follow on Instagram
Sex sells, and to a point, that basically explains what drives a large part of the creative world. In no place is this more common than in the world of photography. Erotic photography remains one of t...
Nancy D2 months ago
The Etiquette of Photo Collaboration
When starting in photography it isn't uncommon to take some free photo shoots... that is, in exchange for using the photos in your portfolio. I have been taking photos for a long time and have a nice ...
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Steph Reider2 months ago
Stories
Ever take a photograph and just think about it? Ever look at a photo and think, “Why would they take this photo?” We as humans today don’t evaluate the capturing of a photograph and think about the de...
Devon Thomas3 months ago
Best Photography Quotes That Will Inspire You to Take More Photos
I'm trying to have more experiences so that I have more ways to connect to other people. So, I'm taking a photography class at the local community college. Since photography is an art, it comes with t...
Skunk Uzeki3 months ago
Best Abstract Photographers to Follow on Instagram
Abstract photography is hard to pin down, but absolutely wonderful to share. It's a form of art that focuses in on the minute details of life that others may miss—or that we often just overlook. Beaut...
Alicia Devine4 months ago
Sports Photography Is a Sport
Being a sports photographer isn't all about luck. Yes, you may get "lucky" and have one great shot out of a series of ten or 15 images and that one shot may be fantastic, but the most important part i...
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Emily Hughes4 months ago
I Photographed Backstage at London Fashion Week and Didn't Know What I Was Doing
At age 19, one of my teachers tagged me in a post on Instagram. Yes, I did and still do have my teachers on Instagram, they always give major social media support. The post that my teacher sent me was...
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
Best Online Photography Classes for Beginners
Learning to be a great photographer isn't easy, even if you're a creative genius. It's not just about finding the best shot, or even knowing good Photoshop hacks—though those things definitely do help...
Jennifer Violet4 months ago
Famous Photographers That Use Hasselblads
In photography, there are photographers who capture the greatest photos ever with their preferred camera. While some photographers use a wide variety of cameras to take certain photos, there are also ...
J. WOOD5 months ago
Anyone Can Take a Photo but Not Everyone Is a Photographer
As we rush into the age where you can have access to relatively good cameras right in the palm of your hand (and also make phone calls, texts, snapchats, and Instagrams with said "camera"), it can bec...
Kelsey Lange5 months ago
Best Celebrity Photographers on Instagram to Follow
Movie stars, models, sports figures, presidents, you name it, they've done a shoot with them. The top ten best celebrity photographers on Instagram will allow you to experience the world of celebrity ...
C.C. Curtis6 months ago
Best Wildlife Photographers on Instagram to Follow
So many of us don't entirely appreciate the works of nature. From the diverse locations, tropical to dry, nature comes in a wide variety depending on the climates and parts of the world. But within na...