Robert Huizer

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Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Using a ‘Smile’ Sign On the Ground to Get Passersby to Pose for the Camera

Here’s an interesting idea for street photogs who want to get some candid shots of people in a public square: tape a “Stand Here and Smile” sign on …

What a First Time Wedding Photographer Needs to Know

The news that you are photographing your first wedding often leads to emotions ranging from excitement to apprehension, and in some cases, fear. …

5 Ideas to Kick Start Your Photography Again

Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He …

Family: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we’ve published a couple of posts that relate to the topic of Family so thought it might be a good theme for our weekly challenge. We’d …

Photographic Composition: 4 Tips to Improve Impact

The art of composition is the creation of a visually compelling picture—a picture that evokes the interest of the viewer. Composition is a key …

7 Tips for Photographing Newborns without Becoming Clichéd, Derivative or Boring

When I first started doing professional photography, newborn babies were the coveted prize. An adorable sleeping creature that would look cute no …

The Best Tips & Tools for Freelance Photographers

<i>[Today’s guide comes from awesome photographer and Photojojo pal, Helena Price!]</i><p>Being a photographer is regarded as one of the coolest jobs on the …

Unposed Posing: Tried and True Tips for Photographing Families in Natural and Fun Ways

Pose – verb: to present oneself insincerely – noun: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display I’m not a fan of posed portraits. I’m not even a fan …

Home Is Where The Heart Is: How To Take Portraits In It

I hate nature. There. I said it. It’s like glitter—it seems like such a fun idea but no matter how careful you are, it gets all over you and 7 …

How to Prepare for a Wedding Shoot

If you’re looking to get into wedding photography or have just started out in the industry, you’re probably aware of how hectic a wedding photo shoot …

Wedding Photography

This is How You Should Crop a Portrait

If you’re looking to get into portraiture then you’ll learn very quickly that sometimes a photo should be cropped in order to make it better. It’s a …

Learning to See, Final

Make Photographs for Yourself, Critics are Critics for a Reason Over the past ten installments from the Learning to See series (linked to below), I …

8 Photo Projects in Your Own Backyard

One of my photography mentors, Freeman Patterson, says, “If you do not see what is around you every day, what will you see when you go to Tangiers?” …