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Are Your Emotions Affecting Your Photography?


Our emotions are the crucial part of our personality. Obviously, our emotions affect everything we do, from regular daily activities to our jobs in specific fields of expertise. But how are they reflected in photography? They can’t really change the light or the subject we are photographing, can they? Think again. Photo by You have likely noticed […]

6 Important Traits Shared by Creative Photographers


There are countless ways of expressing creativity. Some write, some draw, some make photographs, others create sculptures out of bubble gum. Each of these activities surely differ from one another in various ways, but all creative quests are facilitated by a certain way of thinking about these endeavors. Some of the following traits may apply […]

These Are the Silly Photography Arguments You Want to Avoid


Photography is a peaceful and relaxing, but sometimes solitary, pursuit, yet when photographers meet, whether virtually or in that place they call the real world, there is a good chance that an argument will start. Not the fisticuffs, comedic two guys fighting in the street type of argument, more the verbal, my Dad’s bigger than […]

How Photographers Are Being Overlooked and Undervalued


The sad truth is that majority of the clients I’ve worked with and most of the people I know (both non-photographers and people who want to be photographers) don’t actually know what a photographer really is. Yes, they are all aware that this is the person who takes the photo, but that is the extent of their understanding. That being the […]

The Struggle for Photography Perfection – Is it Worth it?

One of the foremost goals of a photographer of any skill level is to improve. That is admittedly an open-ended proclamation, as improvement can many so many different things to different people. Rather than focusing on any particular skill, however, I think it is worth considering for a moment a more generalized drive for perfection […]

How to Optimize Images For Social Media


Have you ever uploaded a picture on Facebook and afterwards realized that Facebook ruined it? Or maybe you uploaded the photo as a cover and it turned out just plain weird? You’re not the only one. This has happened to the best and most experienced of photographers. Social media is an important marketing tool for photographers everywhere. Using social […]

How to Discover and Embrace Your Creative Vision


Vision, as it pertains specifically to the creative process, is an incredibly abstract concept; there are dozens of different ways to define it and exponentially more ways to apply it. But what we all know for sure is that vision is one of the most — if not the most — important of all the […]

8 Easy Ways to Become a Better Photographer


The mindful photographer should be concerned not only with acquiring skills but, more importantly, mastering those skills. Skill mastery is better perceived as a journey rather than a final destination, something that takes places over the course of a lifetime. With technological innovations persistently growing, a photographer’s skills should be expanding in due accordance. But […]

How to Prepare and Sell Your Camera Gear


Some photographers sadly suffer from a mild hoarding syndrome. In other words, they get overly sentimental about their gear. At the other end of the spectrum, there are also photographers who try to upgrade their gear as soon as possible. No matter which group you would classify yourself in, you would be wise to sell […]