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The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you’re starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you’re bootstrapping it or looking for outside funding.<p>The best sorts …

6 Wedding Photography Trends to Try in 2016

Making the most of wedding photography requires a balance of classic and personal shots. If you want to perfectly capture those special moments, …

Sweet Glass: My 10 Favorite Lenses For Portrait, Boudoir & Wedding Photography

<i>“A portrait is not a likeness…All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.”</i> —Richard Avedon<p>Every company that makes lenses usually …

Groom Photography Tips for Wedding Portraits

Wedding photography is a delicate art as is, but isolating the bride and groom means you have to master two different types of portrait photography. …

Your Top Wedding Photography Questions Answered by a Pro

You’ve already put so much effort into your wedding planning that, of course, you’ll also want to make sure every detail is snapped to perfection — including everything from the wedding backdrops you dreamed up to the DIY centerpieces you slaved over. But how on earth do you know which photographer …

The Next Big Trend in Housing Is a Real-Life Episode of Friends

We’ve all probably had a post-college roommate at some point or another (you can even use this app to help you find one) — especially those of us living in more metropolitan areas.<p>But what if we could take it back to your cozily decorated college dorm life and live in a whole community of people<i>,</i> …

10 Amazing Wedding Photographers That You Are Probably Not Following on Instagram

Instagram is an amazing platform for sharing your work and following great artists that can inspire you. As you follow more and more people, …

If You Look Closely At These Rings, You'll See The Couples That Wear Them

There's more than meets the eye.<p>Within the world of wedding photography, professionals are constantly innovating -- think drones, GIFs and smoke bombs. Self-taught Australian photographer Peter Adams-Shawn is doing just that with wedding band reflection photos he calls "ringscapes."<p>"Ringscapes" …

A Step-By-Step Guide for Wedding Photography: Time Saving Tips

Weddings are inherently stressful, time-consuming events. This is the case for the couple and their friends and family. It is also the case for …

Best Lenses For Wedding Photography According To 13 Top Wedding Photographers

It’s all subjective of course, the question of which are <b>the</b> “best” lenses for wedding photography. Aside from different camera systems and different …

Must-Have Wedding Day Photography Gear

Those who follow Portrait Session know that I consider myself to be an idiot when it comes to photography gear. I'm unlike my fellow Improve …

Wedding Photography Tips: 8 Tips For Outsourcing Work

If you were to poll wedding photographers about what they feel the most difficult task in their business is, some of the most common statements …

Start With The Light

This is the first in a series of articles about documentary-style wedding photography by Sony Artisan Paul Gero. In this installment we’ll look at 3 …

Wedding Workshop One | Communication, Planning, & Happy Clients: 10 Ways to Amaze and Impress Throughout The Wedding

You are watching a free tutorial from Wedding Workshop One | Communication, Planning, & Happy Clients.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium …

Truly Professional Wedding Photography Workflow with William Innes

Weddings are the grandest event most people will personally host in their lifetime, and a photographer’s job is to make sure it is remembered …

Photography

Wedding photography posing tips – For variety, make slight changes

Wedding photography posing tips – For variety, make slight changesWedding photography often feels like a sustained burst of stressful periods – the …

5 Ways to Use Shadows in Your Composition for Better Images

Whilst we may be “painting with light” an equally important part of the photographic equation is light’s opposite, shadows. We often talk about good …

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …

Here's What Having a "Normal" Sex Drive Really Means

Too high, too low, or juuust right? If your sex drive isn’t alive and kickin', should you be concerned? Libido, a.k.a. sex drive, varies from person …

The Beauty And Pain Of Falling In Love With The Right Person At The Wrong Time

When I was about 18, I met a girl who changed my life. She opened my eyes to a part of the world – a part of life – that I didn’t know existed.<p>This …

9 Things Men Absolutely Need In A Relationship

Sex for sex’s sake is fun and everything, but eventually everyone needs love. Sustaining love. Passionate love. Love that makes you a grilled cheese …

Eat within 12-hour window to lose weight, say scientists

Simply sticking to a 12-hour eating window could be the key to losing weight without restricting calories<p>Dieters hoping to shed the pounds should watch the clock as much as their calories after scientists discovered that limiting the hours we eat stops weight gain.<p>Confining meals to a 12 hour …

Why falling in love helps you lose weight and makes you feel like you're on drugs: Scientists reveal the five stages of a relationship and how they affect our health

A heady mix of infatuation and attraction, the unmistakable flutter in your stomach and the realisation you are in love.<p>Your appetite wanes as you …

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

Tutorials

Snag a Copy of DxO FilmPack 3 Film Emulation Software Completely Free for a Limited Time

If you missed your chance to snag a free license for DxO FilmPack 3 last September/October when they were handing them out for free, you’re in luck! …

RAW vs JPEG: Using Real-World Examples to Illustrate the Difference

It’s not news that RAW files have a far greater latitude than the same JPEG photographs. However, many beginners only understand this difference on a …

How 4 Photo Editors Are Using Instagram

Instagram is a powerful tool that professional photographers must take seriously if they want to be discovered via the platform – because just like …