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Hourly Rates: The Photographers Path to Poverty

You open the box and there it is; a new digital camera. You’ve wanted to be a professional photographer for a long time and now is your time. This …

5 Exercises to Help You Understand Histograms

If you’re on the hunt for your first DSLR camera, or you’ve just purchased a DSLR and you’re new to digital photography, chances are you’ve been on …

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5 Tips for Making Models More Likely to Reply to TFP Requests

Getting started in photography is expensive. Sometimes frustratingly so. This expense tends to compound a bit if one has to pay professional models …

How to Quickly use the Spot Removal Tool in Lightroom to Clean Up Your Photos

While not an exciting post processing action, using the spot removal tool is a necessary step in cleaning your photograph. From dust on the sensor to …

Top 5 Tips for Shooting Fashion Week with Andrew H. Walker

How I Shot a Plane Flying Through the Supermoon

So an image of mine (@lightbrekkie) appears to be doing the rounds lately on Instagram and you may have seen it.<p>One of those normal days started with …

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3 Secrets to Getting Amazing Toddler and Newborn Photos

You are so excited about an upcoming newborn session. You can’t wait to cuddle the new baby, as you soothe them to sleep and pose them. Then you find …

How to Create A Realistic HDR Panorama

HDR stands for “High Dynamic Range,” meaning that the method is supposed to increase the dynamic range that one image can have as if the sensor had …

How to Watermark Your Images Using Lightroom and Photoshop CC

Watermarks, love them or hate them, are a way of protecting your images. Although, just because you have one on your image doesn’t mean it won’t be …

A Monster Collection of 99 Photography Tutorials, Inspiration, Reviews and Blogs

Another terrific week has just passed us by, with a lot of activity in the world of photography. This weeks lists of links features tutorials, a …

New Guide! The SEO Guide for Photographers

When it comes to Search Engine Optimization, the most important question you can ask yourself is: how can I improve my SEO so my photography business …

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30 Unbelievably Amazing Photography Links

This week's list of photography links features a wide variety of topics and sources. Toad Hollow Photography has been busy over the holidays …

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Photography Website

Photography websites – you’ve probably seen them all, the good, the bad, and the ugly. It seems that when it comes to a photographer’s website, many …

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Photo Idea: Shoot Through Christmas Lights to Get a Holiday Bokeh Effect on the Cheap

Here’s a simple photo idea that photographer Nick Fancher came up with for the folks over at <i>Digital Photography School</i>. If you wanna add some holiday …

How Many Studio Lights Do You Really Need?

When it comes to the quantity of lights that one needs, opinions are often heavily polarized and a hotly contested debate often rages. There are …

Tutorial: A Quick Way to Add a Subtle Punch to Your Photos’ Color In Lightroom

Photographer Trevor Dayley has put together a very handy little tutorial to give your photographs that extra ‘pop’ of color in Adobe Lightroom or …

What Makes a Photographer a Good Business Person?

Taking photos is easy and often fun. Building a business is hard. We spoke to John Harrington, author of <i>More Best Business Practices for …

New iOS App ‘Shutter’ Gives You Unlimited Cloud Photo Storage Completely Free

Last year we featured StreamNation: a cloud storage solution built with photographers in mind. Well, a few days ago, StreamNation released a new …

The Ultimate Guide for Creating an Efficient and Effective Lightroom Workflow

When diving into Lightroom, trying to set up a workflow can be a daunting task. Even once you have one in place, trying to stay consistent with it …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

How to Make Your Beer Photos Look Awesome with Photoshop

There’s an art to editing photos for product photography, especially when it comes to liquids. In this two-part series, Aaron Nace shows viewers how …

Underwater Fantasy Shoot in Bali: 7 Divers, 2 Models and 1 Underwater Shipwreck

No photoshoot goes off without a hitch. But with the correct amount of planning in the way of a vision, schedule, proper team and backup equipment, …

It's Guest Blog Wednesday featuring David Mclain!

<b>Some Things I’ve Learned Over The Years. In Order Of Importance.</b><br>Six things I have learned over the years that are relevant to this increasingly …

Movie and TV Stills Creatively Inserted Into Real Life Using an iPhone

French photographer Francois Dourlen gets creative using nothing more than his surroundings and an iPhone, but he’s not an iPhoneographer. No, his …

Use Your TV Remote to Control Your DSLR When Viewing Photos on the Big Screen

Here’s a basic tip that some of you may have overlooked in your DSLR’s owner manual: did you know that you can use your TV’s remote when reviewing …

Quick Tip: A Great Way to Resize Low-Res Images in Photoshop

The most recent video to come out of Adobe’s “Photoshop Playbook” series of tutorials offers a quick and useful tip for if you ever find yourself …

Hey Photographers! Facebook Changed Again (and this time, they want you to pay)

It’s happened. Facebook, aka the free marketing platform we have come to know and love, now wants businesses and organizations to pay to engage with …

A Simple Way to Change the Color of the Sky in Camera

Have you ever been excited to photograph someone around sunset only to discover that Mother Nature wasn’t playing nice? Instead of a beautiful …