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How to Deal With Demanding Clients: 5 Tips for Photographers

Photographers often get hired by clients for specific assignments. While some clients may be more accommodating than others, every professional knows that meeting the demands of the client is easier said than done. So how does one deal with demanding clients? Proper and timely communication is one of the keys to great rapport but there’s a lot more to it. Here are some tips to help you.

By Anthony DeLorenzo

How to Build Your Momentum and Use it to Accomplish Your Photographic Goals

Most people who are successful at whatever they do, are good at goals. Setting them and meeting them. The more frequently and quickly that happens, usually the more successful that person is in whatever they’re trying to do. This is momentum. The process of continually setting and accomplishing goals is momentum. And it’s as real for photographers as for anyone else. When a goal is met, there’s a spark of emotional energy released for the pursuit of the next goal. In this way, we can ride the wave of momentum.

An example of wallpaper used as a background. Photo by Louise Docker

10 Creative Background Ideas for the Broke Macro Photographer

If you have an attic, a closet, or even a junk drawer, I guarantee you can create a unique background for your close-up photos! My favorite thing about macro photography is that you can work on the tiniest sets; and tiny sets don’t need too much of any one material to fill your frame. You could create a stunning scene in a shoebox if you tried. I’m sure you have a ton of odds and ends that would make excellent backgrounds in your macro photography, so get digging! Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Sweet Honey-Bee ©Sheen's Nature Photography

Exposure Compensation: Use it to Master Exposure and to Explore Your Creativity

Exposure Compensation provides the ability to make small adjustments to the your camera’s exposure. While our cameras produce high quality images, we may have individual preferences that are just a bit different from how our camera reads various scenes. Or, when working with a subject, we may want to add another dimension from a creative, artistic perspective using Exposure Compensation.

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7 Latest Web Design Trends for Photography Websites in 2014

In today’s world websites play bigger part than a practical communication. They are supposed to drive attention, traffic and sales, especially in photography business. Fortunately for photographers, along with the development of the web, a lot of new opportunities have come into scene. For instance, a few years ago we could not even imagine a system that will allow us to create a functional nice websites without knowing how to code, but today it’s reality. In this article I’m going to determinate the top web design trends of this year and show how they can be useful for photography websites.

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Sunset Silhouette

Sunset Silhouette Taken out side of my house, I took this a few months after I got my camera. Nothing special but I quite like the look of the sun. <br>Sunset Silhouette by Robbie on Light Stalking


Hands in the window

I just couldn’t resist this one for the letter “H” for an A to Z project. 1/50, f4.0, 27mm, iso100


So, You Want to Be a Shark Tanker, Eh?

So, You Want to Be a Shark Tanker, Eh? Ok so, with over 32,000 member’s at Light Stalking with many new members joining daily and only a hand full of people who reply in the Shark Tank but only a few of those have photo’s in there Album or links to their work. Is it […]


Milky Way and Old Tree

From last night in Colorado. Already spent a long time tweaking it in Lightroom and looking for anything else to make it better. Thanks! <br>The Old and The Ancient by Dan Bourque on Light Stalking Hi res version Canon 60D w/Tokina 11-16 f/2.8 lens 30s, f/2.8, ISO 6400


why photography?

HI I am Analee and I am a senior in high school who’s considering going to college for photography there’s never really been a specific photo or anything that’s made me think I want to do photography. Ever sense I can remember I’ve always wanted a camera to take picture of everything and anything I […]



I am a grandmother of 5, work with teen exchange students from all over the world – I take International trips every year and I want to have photos that express my creativity as well as preserve my memories. I would love to have some shots that people would want hanging in their homes.


Dean Street Dining – Pizza Pilgrims

The Dean Street Dining project continues with Pizza Pilgrims, I had a really good time taking pictures there, the staff were lovely and the pizzas are delicious! You can see all the images from the shoot here: