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New Guide: The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography Business

You decided you want to start making money from your photography, but now what? In The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography Business, learn …

Catch Up On All Your Editing! Tips For Faster Post-Processing

Wedding season is winding down, at least the shooting part is. Now that the months of shooting are over, you’re left looking at all the images you’ve …

Tutorials

How to Quickly Add Textures to Images in Photoshop

Some photographs benefit greatly from a little texture. You can change the style and feel of a photograph quickly and easily in Photoshop by layering …

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an Interactive Photography Skill Tree for Beginners

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an infographic designed to help beginner photographers work their way through the settings on their camera. Produced by …

The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Infographic for Beginners

As beneficial as the more automated style of photography can be at times, nothing quite compares to the control and connection you feel when shooting …

Scrumptious Recipes Turned Into Colorful Photos of Floating Ingredients

When we think of recipes, more often than not it’s a book or scrap piece of paper, adorned with stains from the ingredients written down on it. …

These Beautiful, High-Contrast, Black & White Street Photos are a Testament to Great Composition

Oftentimes it’s the simplest elements that make or break a photograph, setting it apart from the rest for either better or worse. Today, we have for …

Street Photography with the Fuji X100 | Cardiff Street Photography

I've been out recently on the streets of Cardiff with the aim to get some more street photography done with the Fuji X100, as I've mentioned before …

Eyefi Launches Cloud Service, Makes Your Photos Available Everywhere Instantly

As built-in WiFi and dedicated apps become standard fare in most cameras, wireless SD card company Eyefi is making sure that its technology stays …

4 Best Practices for Wedding and Event Photography

During the past few years, the recession and economic turndown notwithstanding, it’s become ever clearer that event photography in general, and …

12 Priceless Street Photography Tips by Elliot Erwitt

<i>“Photography is an art of observation – it’s about creating something extraordinary out of the ordinary. You choose a frame and then wait until the right time for something magical to come along and fill it. ” – Elliott Erwitt</i><p>Photographer Elliott Erwitt was recently commissioned by luxury single …

Street Photography

This is How to Get Better Environmental Portraits

One of the reasons people love portraits so much is because of the stories they tell; an individual’s facial features and expressions can reveal an …

How to Put Together Your Photography Portfolio

Creating a portfolio of your work is a vital first step for aspiring professional photographers, and it's also a worthwhile exercise for keen …

Web Design

Ready, Set, Frown: Portrait Photography for Emotional Response

Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a photographer who always told his subjects, “Smile big for the camera.” The problem with this …

An Introduction to Tethering Your Camera to a Computer

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

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?

Portrait Tutorial Feast

Photography

Finding the Silver Lining: Why It’s Actually a Great Time to Be a Photographer

Over the years I’ve tried to get better about reflecting on my work and life at the end of each year. Sure lots of people will claim to do this, but …

Tips for Marketing a Photography Business on Facebook

Today, Facebook is being used as an effective marketing tool for a wide variety of businesses. It is especially effective for marketing a photography …

Social Media

Athletes Among Us: Pics of Professional Athletes Playing at Life

What do you do when your last photo series went viral and earned you numerous awards and accolades? Well, if you’re Jordan Matter, the photographer …

Top Photographers Share Their Thoughts on Success and ‘Making It’

Pursuing a career doing something you love can be a terrifying thing, and so we often look to the people who have “made it” in our field as sources …

How to Jumpstart Your Photography With Self Assignments

As photographers who wish to improve our art, chances are we always looking for opportunities to practice our craft. The problem is, our practice …

How to Get a Nice White Background in Portrait or Still Life Photography

If you’ve spent time shooting people or products inside a studio then, chances are, you’ve shot a white background before. In this video, …

So You Want to Be a Stock Photographer, Part II

Preface: There will be no images included in this entry. The point is to have the reader start reviewing the work of great stock shooters. Stock …