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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.

Becky Street6 months ago
Photography Project Ideas: Car Window
Capture Stunning Bokeh Just by Focusing on Rain
Ginny Dorsey6 months ago
Storytelling from Behind the Lens
Currently, the phrase "lifestyle" is all over; practically every place you look; much like the term "vintage" but aside with that. In reference to Wikipedia, Lifestyle photography/videography is a sty...
Ossiana Tepfenhart6 months ago
10 Amateur Photography Mistakes Everyone Makes
What makes a photograph look professional? Is it using one of the best DSLR cameras? Is it using the best 20mm film? Of course not! You can take amazing photos with an iPhone that would be worthy of s...
Desti Diaries7 months ago
My Top 5 Tips for Amateur Photographers
Even though I have been doing photography for about seven years I still consider myself an amateur because there’s just so much I don’t know yet. Since there is such a vast amount of people who consid...
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
How To Become a Famous Photographer
Helmut Newton. Steve McCurry. Annie Leibovitz. These are names that anyone who is a photography student will recognize as one of the greats. Being a famous photographer is just about as glamorous as i...
Stephen Green7 months ago
5 Tips to Taking Better Photos
I love photography. LOVE it! Few things make me happier than grabbing my Canon 80D and hitting the streets in search of the perfect pic to capture or playing around with Photoshop and Lightroom to rea...
Hailey Elise7 months ago
The Basics Every Beginning Photographer Should Know
So you’re wanting to get into photography? Well, here’s where to start.
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
10 Ways to Become More Photogenic
Back when I was in my 20s, I made a living as as model. I was thinner back then, but realistically, I wasn't the best-looking person around. Rather, I knew something that many people are only beginnin...
Morgan E. Westling7 months ago
10 Ways to Become a Better Photographer
If you want to become a better photographer and create great photos, you’ll need to take the time every day to practice with your camera, study your subject matter, and shoot film that is inspiring to...
Becky Street7 months ago
Photography Project Ideas: Rain Reflections
Make the most of horrible weather by capturing unique photographs in the rain. People may think you're a little weird, as you’ll be pointing your camera at the ground for pretty much most of this project but I promise you, it will be worth it in the end.
Morgan E. Westling7 months ago
Worst Photography Mistakes People Make
Great photographs are hard to come by. It takes skill and knowledge for beginner photographers to stop making common mistakes, start paying attention to photography tips out there, and turn those bad ...
Harrison Galgut8 months ago
In the above image is a portrait of the Student Scout & Guide Organisation (SSAGO) working on the Aberystwyth Club's records. This task is probably not one of the more interesting tasks to photograph,...
Rosie Millar8 months ago
How To: Photography and Videography in Music
I really love live music. There's something about how it makes you feel. The atmosphere, lights, merchandise, staging and not to mention the music. Now imagine being able to capture that feeling in a ...
Brianna Joseph8 months ago
How To Shoot Film Photography
With analog photography increasing in popularity, you might be asking yourself, "Why film?" To put it simply, shooting film photography highlights the true essence of photography. When shooting digita...
Nicola P. Young8 months ago
The Ultimate Guide to Printing Photographs
When you print an essay for class, all you generally have to do is hit a couple of buttons. Maybe you adjust the formatting, or want to print something double-sided, but that's about as wild as docume...
Morgan Clark8 months ago
The Best Places for Taking Photos
So hear me out, okay? Don't click off and don't call this cheesy but literally anywhere is a wonderful place to take a photo. Now I'm a college student, I don't have fancy equipment or money to travel...
Michaela Weiss8 months ago
How to Take Good Photos
Do you want to take good photos? Of you? An animal or pet? Or just scenery or outside? I will give you some good tips. First, I will talk about how to take photos of you. The only thing is I didn’t wa...
Mika Boyle8 months ago
Tips for Shooting a Football Game
I have been taking pictures of football games for four years now, so I shoot football games like a piece of cake. However, I see newer photographers I come around struggling with finding a groove to g...