Sam Zucker

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How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

A Look Behind The Scenes at Sigma’s Japanese Lens Factory

<i>Sigma’s lenses, particularly the Art Series, have achieved widespread popularity – this is how they are made</i><p>I bet if we showed you how a lens was …

How to produce your own creative shoot, plus, stellar photoshoot ideas

Bettina Bogar is a Toronto-based photographer and creative director from Europe. She began her career in Budapest, before moving to Canada to further …

The Unknown Power of Photoshop Droplets

Droplets live on your desktop and you can drag and drop files or folders onto them to batch process the files based on the action you’ve set up for …

Pricing Your Work and Keeping Track of All Aspects of Your Production

Something all photographers have to deal with on a daily basis is how to price their professional work. It’s something that’s not easy to quantify, …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

• <b>Grant Sabatier of Millennial Money made $401,681 from his blogging side hustle last year.</b>• <b><br>Sabatier says blogging is the perfect side gig and that you can make serious money from it.</b>• <b><br>Advertising, consulting, brand partnerships and social media promotion are some of the ways he says you can bring in a</b> …

How to Write a Killer 'About Me' Page

Your “About Me” page is one of the single most powerful ways to define your brand, stand out from your competition, and make potential clients feel …

Darren Aronofsky Delivers His Ten Commandments of Indie Filmmaking

The visionary director's SXSW keynote was a wide-ranging masterclass on the art of making movies, pushing filmmakers to bring their unique visions to …

8 Warm-Up Poses from the GL Method of Flash Photography

Today's video is not a posh sequence with background music and retouched images. It's a raw film that our friend Michael Zebel initially made for …

Photography

How to Become a Self-Employed Photographer Infographic

Like many photographers, you’ve probably dreamed of quitting your job and going pro. But what does that really take? And how do you get started? This …

Classic Lighting Techniques; Learning from the Portrait Masters

The masters of photography in the 20th century have paved the way for modern photographers. Before digital capture, social media and smartphones, …

Artistic Freedom Over Financial Freedom

True happiness: artistic freedom, not financial freedom.What will we do once we have “financial freedom”?Silhouette of man, rooftop bar in Hanoi.Many …

How to Shoot for These 5 Creative Editing Tricks

Some of the most creative edits are pulled off with the help of some great camera work.<p>Post might be the last phase of production, but that doesn't …

Here's What You Should Do For Your Photography Portfolio

After performing a pretty hardcore edit on my own portfolio, I have left myself with a much smaller selection of images that speak with a more …

Social Media

How 'Mudbound' DP Rachel Morrison Created 'Natural Light' By Lighting Heavily

Morrison shot Dee Rees' 'Mudbound' with Panavision C-and D-series lenses, lending the digital image a vintage appeal.<p>Will Rachel Morrison become the …

How to Make Money From Your Photography

Practical tips, ideas, and strategies how to monetize your photography– whether you want to build up photography to be your part-time / side-hustle, …

Street Photography

Getting Paid From Doing Free Photo Work

Working for free can be a little controversial and I'm sure there are many creatives out there that completely disagree with it. There are plenty of …

Five Tips to Pricing Your Photography Work

Whether you are just starting out or you have been shooting for years, pricing is always top of your mind. For a long time, I just plucked figures …

How to start selling stock photographs

One way to become a published photographer is to sell stock photography. Here's what you need to know to get started.<p>Ever thought you could be a …

Selling

Give Men A Chiseled Jawline In Three Simple Steps | Minute Photography

Welcome to our Minute Photography series, where we explain photography and lighting tips & tricks, myths, and techniques. For more education and …

This Very Helpful Video Will Definitely Make You a Better Video Editor

It's all in the fine details. As you gradually learn tricks and tips as you grow as a video editor, you will or have eventually come across value and …

New Video Goes Behind the Scenes of How This Amazing Eclipse Photo Was Captured

You might be tired of hearing about the eclipse, but this video explores what took place moments before, and during the eclipse for Ted Hesser and …

How to Reply When Clients Say You’re Too Expensive

No matter what industry you are in, if you’re selling your services you will inevitably come up against clients who balk at your prices. This …

Selling

How to Use Luminosity Masks for Landscape and Cityscape Image Editing

Luminosity masks are a fantastic way to make precise selections based on luminance values (hence the name). As with all things Photoshop, there are …

Tip: Deodorant Spray Can Tone Down Reflections in Product Photos

Here’s a helpful 4-minute video in which photographer Phillip McCordall shares a few tips and tricks for dealing with reflections in still life …

Learn how to light the inside of a cube for better interior architectural shots

Architectural photography has never really appealed to me. Not shooting it, at least. I do enjoy looking at it occasionally and there’s some …

This High School Dropout Will Make You Rethink Your Social-Media Strategy

Dropout-turned-influencer shares the secret to crushing it online.<p>The first time I was introduced to this 20-year-old social-media star was on a Saturday morning. My 13-year-old daughter was laughing hysterically while watching a YouTube video. I asked her what was so funny and she showed me my …

Photoshop Trick: Learn How to Expand Dynamic Range and Make Your Photographs POP! (VIDEO)

Here’s a simple but powerful Photoshop tutorial demonstrating how to rehabilitate flat and boring images with a few tips and tricks for expanding …

How to Achieve Pure White Background Without Using Pen Tool

Shooting products against a pure white (255,255,255) background, can be achieved using the pen tool in Photoshop, but what if you want to find an …