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Six Strategies to Help Creative Photographers

I have a question for you: do you ever struggle with new ideas in your photography? Want to be more creative and productive? Maybe it's time to …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Do These Things to Win New Clients Over the Holidays

It doesn't matter what industry you work in, sending out promotional material from time to time is a great way to help stay relevant in an …

Marketing

Find Out How Long It Is Before Your Camera Will Die

Like most technology we own, our cameras will eventually stop working. Not only is this bad news for our bank balances, but if a camera were to die …

Making 150-Megapixel Photographs on a 10-Year-Old Camera

They say the best camera is the one that is with you, but what if that particular camera is lacking in megapixels? Here's how to take advantage of …

Five Places to Find Bargains for Your Photoshoots in November

If you're in the middle of planning a photoshoot then it would be wise to hold off on buying any props or equipment for just a few days longer. Come …

How to Hold a Bad Photography Client to Ransom

Unfortunately, it really is a case of "when" rather than "if" you will experience a bad photography or video client. The biggest problem is that once …

Linux

What to Do With Digital Storage That's Collecting Dust

How many of you have old memory cards, USB sticks, or even hard drives lay around doing nothing? Of those that answered yes, how many of you still …

Information Systems

One Habit Photographers Should Get Into: Shooting Backplates

It doesn't matter what kind of photography you do, shooting photo backplates each and every time you go out and take pictures is one of the best …

Eleven Items Photographers Should Be Buying in Bulk

We all know that buying in bulk has its financial benefits, but how many of us actually utilize these habits for our photography? Here are 11 items …

Use Psychology to Take Better Portraits

Long before I ever picked up my first camera I was always fascinated by the subject of psychology. To understand some of the reasons why humans …

How Good Are Your Visual Skills? Find Out if You Are a 'Super-Recognizer'

Super recognizers are people with extraordinarily good face recognition ability. It is estimated that less than 2 percent of the population are …

Spend Less to Improve Your Chances of Being a Successful Photographer

There are many variables that play a part in the career of a successful photographer. While some of these elements are completely out of your control …

Nine Things You Should Be Taking to Every Business Meeting

It doesn't matter if it's a scheduled business meeting, job interview, or you're cold calling potential clients, the items you bring along with you …

Checklist: What You Must Ask a Client Before Giving a Price

It's a huge risk to not ask the right questions before giving a prospective client a price. Not only does it make you look like an amateur, but you …

The Surprising By-Products of Combating Phone Addiction

Let's face it, we all use our phones a little too often. The average person checks their device over 100 times a day. For this reason, I decided to …

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The Secret to Making Eyes More Attractive, Backed by Science

Our biological instincts are so hard-wired when it comes to the perception of attractiveness that we're actually quite predictable in our choices, …

Tips, Tricks, and Hacks - Six Additional Ways to Use a Pelican Case

We all know how highly respected the Pelican brand is when it comes to protecting your photography equipment. The case's waterproof qualities and …

Take Your Studio Game to the Next Level for Less Than $40

Virtually all photographers' portfolios have some form of studio work in it. The clean white background has been used the world over, from …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Why Having a Regular Day Job Could Improve Your Chances of Being a Successful Photographer

It doesn't matter what stage your career is at, having a non-photographic job could increase your chances of getting better clients and earning …

Why Printing Your Work Will Make You a Better Photographer and Save You Thousands of Dollars in the Long Run

If your work never leaves the confines of a computer screen then you are seriously missing out. Some people might think printing is an indulgence, …

An Easy Way to Improve the Attractiveness of Any Portrait and It's Thanks to Our Biological Instincts

I have a question for you, which of these pictures do you prefer? One of them has had the smallest adjustment that you might not even spot yet …

Why You Should Be Looking for a New Job Even If You're Happy

It doesn't matter if you work for an employer or run your own business, having one eye constantly on the jobs market will change your perception of …

How I Add Realistic Flames to My Commercial Work

Adding an element such as fire to an image can really bring your photographs to life and give you that high-end production value without all the …

Photographers Are Going to Have to Learn Video to Stay Employable

If you're a professional photographer you need to be seriously looking at the medium of video as a skill that should be in your repertoire. Making …

How to Spot an Instagram Cheat, Read the Graphs, See the Signs

Being able to recognize an Instagram cheat will stop you getting ripped off and taken advantage of by brands, models, and colleagues alike. Once you …