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The vital how-to's for photography enthusiasts: how to create the perfect camera setup, capture the perfect picture, edit your photos and beyond.

What You Need to Capture Moody Portraits
I have been a self taught photographer for quite a while now, practicing many different styles and finally figuring out that my passion is moody visuals, mainly self portraits. In a few easy steps, wi...
10 Ways to Take Great Pictures at Night
Nighttime is my time. It's when I come alive. It's when I can go out at night without worry that my aversion to the sun and the people that walk in it will force me back into my home. It's a time when...
Sasha Konikovoa month ago
How to Take an Amazing Selfie
In today's day and age, everyone is armed with a smartphone. Heck, even "burner" phones come with a camera of their own. Our social media insists on photos. Our dating sites have photos as a mandatory...
Iggy Paulsena month ago
Best Online Photography Classes for Kids
As a parent, it's your job to make sure that your child is able to learn as much as possible about the things that interest them. It's the only way to make sure that your child will have the ability t...
Diana Clark a month ago
Stock Photography Tips
The market of stock photography is a business which can generate a constant income for a photographer. This doesn't mean that you'll leave aside other artistic projects. On the contrary, a constant in...
Skunk Uzeki2 months ago
10 Scrapbooking Tips for Newbies
I remember the first time I really laid my eyes on a scrapbook. Coming from a family that believed that "photos are private things," and that showing pictures of ourselves was strictly a low class thi...
Iggy Paulsen2 months ago
How to Make Money as a Photographer
I will be honest; I was never a professional photographer. However, I was a model, and I know plenty of photographers who make money with their craft. Some are full time photographers who just enjoy l...
Eada Hudes2 months ago
Hiring a Professional Interior Design Photographer vs Doing It Yourself!
Good designs, layouts, furnishings etc. complement a space whether it’s a home or a commercial space. Good photography does the same. Snapshots and casual photography doesn’t qualify for that. Anybody...
Georgianna Nielson2 months ago
Make Your Photos More Interesting
As a mostly self-taught photographer, I have gone through a lot of trial and error trying to make my photos creative, interesting, and different. As I have developed my personal style, I have come up ...
Nancy D2 months ago
How to Take Amazing Pictures at Night
You might think that night time is the worst time to take pictures. However, this isn't true. Noon is actually the worst time to take photos because there aren't any shadows. (There is also a higher r...
Brett Tortorello2 months ago
How to Write a Good Photographer's Contract
As a longtime photographer, I'll be the first to say that getting into the photography business is no easy feat. In fact, it might be more difficult now than ever before. Thanks to today's technology,...
How to Deal with a Terrible Photography Client
If there is one group of visual arts freelancers that get treated worse than anyone else in the market, it's photographers. Don't ask why, but there's something about the field that just seems to attr...
12 Shooting Tips for New Photographers
Finding good shooting tips for new photographers can be tough. A lot of guides go too basic and others gear more toward professionals. I'm pretty new to the world of photography, but as a beginner, I'...
Harrison Galgut3 months ago
Making Sharp Portraits
Over-sharpening images is a very common issue with portraits, but it doesn't have to be; proof shown above.
Morgan E. Westling3 months ago
10 Best Photography Books for Beginners
Within the pages of the best photography books for beginners, one can find tips and secrets on everything from shutter speed to depth of field, written by some of the best professional photographers. ...
E. NATASHA4 months ago
6 Tips for Pre-Wedding Photography
To capture the journey of love, is one reason people do pre-wedding photos today. Doing a photo session before the wedding day, has become a trend that many couples do. The concept of photos also vari...
Lovelli Fuad4 months ago
12 Amazingly Free Resources to Learn Photography on the Internet
It can get kind of difficult to learn on your own. First of all, motivation is hard to come by. If you’re not part of a photography club, you’d have to come up with your own ideas. And photography is ...
Nikkie Evans5 months ago
10 Tips for Helping Models Pose
Standing in front of a camera is nerve-wracking. It's one thing to smile and "say cheese," but it's an entirely different story when you are standing in front of a camera in a studio. I've been on bot...