Practice does make you a better photographer, in fact, a better “anything”. So improving your skills comes fundamentally from utilizing your good habits.
As photographers, protecting your images is of real importance to most of us. Ensure you’ve done all you can to keep your images “yours”.
Real estate photography can be a lucrative calling to someone who is looking to earn a few extra bucks on the side with their photography, or establish a full-time photography business of their own. While it is possible to earn an income with quality real estate photography, there’s a lot of competition out there. In […]
Let’s face it, photography is an equipment intensive hobby. For photographers just getting started in the craft, it can be difficult to justify dropping some cash on gear you’re not sure you will even end up using. In other instances, you may find yourself in need of a certain piece of gear, like a tripod, […]
If you want to be a better photographer, the best thing you can do is take photos – lots of them, and as often as you can. There’s an endless supply of excuses we can come up with as to why we don’t practice, including photographer’s block and not knowing where to start. So next […]
There are endless reasons why your photos aren’t turning out as sharp as you want them to. While missed focus and “soft” photos can be a result of poor performing equipment, more often than not those blurry photos are result of user error. That may sound discouraging at first, but don’t beat yourself up – […]
Photography contests aren’t for everyone, that’s a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a strangers who have no obligation to protect your feelings or ego, nor does everyone desire to put in all the work it takes to actually make a successful entry into the […]
Bad weather has the potential to make great photos–you just have to be willing to brave the elements to get the shot. And knowing a thing or two about photographing in bad weather doesn’t hurt, either. Keeping your gear dry, warm, and protected is just the start–photographing in less than perfect weather can also present […]
Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if you find yourself having to put in a little effort to find the best framing, I have good news for you–it gets easier. I promise. There are lots of […]
As artists, photographers are bound to face a little criticism and–gasp!–rejection every now and then. While our egos may suffer a bit from negative feedback, there’s no reason you can’t turn it around and use it to improve your photography. We all want our photos to be well received, but it’s not realistic to expect […]