Jessica

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Tech is killing childhood

Time spent on gadgets could be hampering kids’ ability to connect to each other and the “real” world<p><b>When to Push Pause, Delete, and Play: Ages Six to Ten</b><p>Kids are so obsessed with sitting inside and playing with their iPod Touch and it’s so useless. I watch my cousin, who’s six, and she sits on the …

Have Camera, Will Travel: Full-Time Travel Photography

Quitting your day job, slinging a camera around your neck, and jetting off to travel the world and take beautiful pictures seems like the stuff …

It's Not Always Sunsets and Kittens: Photographing the Tougher things in Life

Not every shoot I’ve done is full of lollipop promises, cute matching (but not too matching) outfits, and happy families throwing their kids up into …

Digital Photography

Snapping Instagram Photos of Food May Actually Help Things Taste Better

Annoyed at people who have a habit of snapping a quick food photo before every meal? There might be a scientific explanation for why some of them do …

10 Things I Learnt from Daily Shooting

A Guest Post by David Powell from Shoot Tokyo Here are a few lessons I have learnt from daily shooting… I hope you enjoy. 1. “Do or Do Not…. There is …

Digital Photography

10 Tips for Self Portrait Photography

Self portrait photos are becoming increasingly necessary in the modern world. Think about social media. Whatever platform you sign up for requires …

Grand Canyon

7 Simple Ways a Blog Can Get You More Photography Clients

By Ramsay Taplin Are you a photographer who dreams of taking your photography business to the next level? Well, one of the things that creative …

Photography

3 Deadly Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Blog Posts

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>I recognize that by writing a blog about how to not write a blog, many of you might be tempted to say, "Yours is the perfect example of how not to do it." But you would be wrong. My blogs, in fact, are award-winning, most recently awarded the "Most Amazing …

7 Useful Post Ideas for Your Own Photography Blog

Once most photographers become serious about their craft — whether they are amateur, professional, or something in between — they usually start …

Marketing

Blog tools review: Wordpress, Dream Host and Pro Blogger book

<i>Each month I quite a few emails asking about my camera, my travel gear, and my blogging setup, so I thought it might be helpful to write about some</i> …

Top 8 Questions a Second Shooter Should Ask: Wedding Photography Tips

As many of you know, I work alongside my wife Jasmine Star as her second shooter. Together, we’ve shot hundreds of weddings and transformed a …

Amazing

Photographing Adults: the Hardest Group of All

Step one: surround them with kids or puppies or something so they relax and act normal. Okay, fine. That’s not always possible. It’s hard to get your …

Puppies

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed …

Cameras