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How to Get the Most Out of Each Portrait Location Spot

Some photographers are very inefficient when it comes to shooting in a portrait location. They will take a photo here by this tree, then move over to …

10 Crucial Things You Need to Think About for Portrait Photography

There are many pieces to doing a portrait – it’s not easy. You have to think about the technical stuff like exposure and focus, as well as the …

One Husband’s Response to Retouched Photos of His Wife

San Antonio, Texas-based boudoir photographer Victoria Caroline Haltom saw a Facebook post go viral recently after she shared an email she received …

3 Things Ultra Productive People Do Differently

As Thomas Edison once said, "Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose."<p>We all know one of those ultra productive people. You know the ones I’m talking about. They make life look easy, as if they have countless hours at their disposal. …

Time Management

Are You Making These 4 Leadership Mistakes?

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While it is certainly "human to err," when you're leading a team, it is important to learn how to avoid some of the most common mistakes that could lose you the respect of your team and potentially affect productivity. Below are …

Leadership

13 Highly Useful Skills You Can Learn in a Minute

Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it’s super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, …

Sinusitis

Portrait Consultations: Two Questions That Make A Big Difference

I vividly remember the first time I was asked to take photos for someone that I didn’t know. We had friends in common, and she had seen some of the …

Time I

6 Life Hacks Learned in Prison That Will Maximize Your Productivity

A life hack is defined as a strategy or technique to more efficiently manage one’s time and daily activities.<p>After I quickly shook off the shock of …

Productivity

Best Focal Length for Portraits

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.One of the most important things to …

Framing

5 Takeaways From the Greatest Commencement Speech of All Time

There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says “Morning, boys. …

David Foster

7 Things I Learned from Shooting My First Wedding

My name is Oliver Ruffus, and recently I had the experience of shooting my very first wedding. I’d like to give back to the photography community by …

Weddings

5 Easy Studio Setups With One Light

Studio lighting is one of the most versatile tool sets available to you as a photographer. Apart from 24 hour access to a quality light source, there …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Stop Giving Away Your Authority - You ARE a Photographer

I recently started coaching my eldest son’s flag football team. Being a Mom, as opposed to a Dad, this was a rare situation. As the league’s only …

Direct to Desktop: Camera Tethering in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Have you ever seen a high-powered fashion photography studio setup on TV? Maybe on a reality show, or a makeup ad: medium format digital cameras …

Wear Your Life Like a Loose Garment - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

We all know life can be hard and leadership can be difficult.<p>And far too often we add unnecessary negativity and unwarranted pressure with our stress.<p>…

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

30 Links to Inspiring Photography Articles and Amazing Photos

It's been another terrific week in the world of photography with many talented artists sharing photographs and articles exhibiting the finest in the …

10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015

Resolve to be better at your job this year with these small changes to your daily work life.<p>Most of us start the New Year hoping to be better versions of ourselves.<p>Our work lives, especially, are an easily quantified place to improve: We’re rewarded for jobs well done in promotions or raises, and …

Identifying and Overcoming Your Photographic Fears

You would think with the incredible amount of knowledge out there (not just on Fstoppers but on the whole of the internet) that there would be no …

These Ideas on Perspective Will Improve Your Photography Composition

Perspective. It’s a concept that has somewhat variable significance depending on the context in which it is being discussed — literature, geometry, …

Infographic Gives You Nine Ways to Grow Your Photography Business in 2014

If 2014 is finally the year you plan to turn your love of photography into a business and see if you can quit your day job to do something you enjoy, …

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer?

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer? - some questions to ask yourself if you've been asked to photograph a wedding. Are you ready?

How to Choose a Location for Your Photo Shoot

If you are the type of photographer, that like me, prefers to work outdoor rather then in a studio, the effort in choosing the right locations is …

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

Landscape Photography

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

Photography

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography author Tony Northrup shows us some tips for making that white background, white!

Photography

Five photography business mistakes to avoid

Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …