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10 Critical Assumptions That Can Devastate Your Artistic Goals

Every single one of us holds assumptions. They are part of being human. We assume there won’t be too much traffic on the way home from work, or that …

Create a Vintage Photo in Photoshop

How to Make a Vintage Photo in Photoshop<p>There are many things that go into making an image appear vintage in Photoshop and this episode Highlights …

Why Some Photographers Refuse To Give Up Shooting Film

Anything in excess, be it a hobby, a pursuit, an attitude, or action, often takes on the attributes of its opposite. Too much help becomes a …

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

Speedy snaps: photos developed in energy drinks – in pictures

They're not just for keeping your eyes pinned open at 3am ... energy drinks can be used to develop photographs too. Stephen Gill's psychedelic new series is fuelled by the fizzy orange stuff. Take a trip through a world soaked in Red Bull, Monster Rehab and the rest

25 Photo Clichés You Should Try to Avoid if You Want Your Work to Stand Out

Are you frequently afraid that you’re falling into the trap of only taking cliché photographs? If so, then Kai from DigitalRev might be able to help …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography

Choosing the right camera settings for concert photography can be a daunting task, even for experienced music photographers. Here’s a breakdown of …

OKDOTHIS Leaps Into 2.0 With Updated UI, Better Discovery Features and More

Last November, photographer Jeremy Cowart revealed OKDOTHIS, a two-and-a-half year collaboration between himself and the development team at Aloompa …

Getting Familiar With Color Relationships for Impactful Photography

The topic of color relationships in photography is somewhat akin to the topic of composition in that there are no set-in-stone rules governing these …

Working With a Model-Digital Photography School

Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

How to Set Up a Home Studio on a Budget

Photography is an equipment-intensive hobby. Purchasing all the equipment you need to set up a professional studio setting is beyond the budget for …

Lighting Techniques: All the Things you can do with One Speedlight

I have encountered many people that think they are very limited because they only had one light (usually it is one speedlight), and I always tell …

500px Prime: A New Licensing Marketplace that Promises Photographers a 30% Cut

Earlier today, 500px announced that it would be getting into the licensing game with a new commercial licensing site dubbed 500px Prime.<p>Announced on …

Using Lightroom Export Presets to Speed Up Your Workflow

Often when we are editing in Lightroom we find ourselves doing the same tasks over and over again. The key to speeding up your workflow is finding …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Get Social (Step #7)

<i>This is the seventh blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Build Your SEO (Step #6)

<i>This is the sixth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

12 Ways to Get the Most From Behance

I often talk to other creatives about the ways they share their work online. Most admit that they really enjoy this part of their job, but many feel …

Social Media

True Lifestyle Photography and How to Get the Most Out of Your Session

According to Wikipedia lifestyle photography is "a style of portrait / people photography which aims to capture and document real-life events, …

Jokes

Lightroom 5 Tips - Hidden Gems Digital Photography School

Simple Props + Childlike Wonder = Stunning High Impact Photography Project

Some years back, we featured the beautiful Lego Star Wars world that Finnish illustrator, designer and photographer Vesa Lehtimäki created with …

Tom Hanks

15 Tips for Starting and Maintaining a Successful Photography Business

The professional photography industry can be a scary place for the new photographer trying to earn a living doing what he or she loves by …

The Decline Of Facebook Explained

Last week Jaron Schneider posted an inside look at the decline in Facebook engagement. For those of us with Photography pages to promote, this means …

Plagiarized Photography Portfolios are Now Just One Click Away…

You know, it used to be even photography thieves had to put some work in if they wanted to get a bit of dishonest business, but a new project by the …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Fix Your Finances (Step #4)

<i>This is the fourth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

5 Simple Tips For Taking More Natural Family Portraits

Have you ever had a family portrait session, and either ran out of ideas, or didn’t know how to make the portraits look more natural? Below are 5 …

9 Most Common Beauty Photography Mistakes

I would like to wrap up my Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits series in a quick roundup on the most common mistakes I have been …

The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook: Infographic and Guide

Ready to kickstart your 2014? Our newest guide <i>The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook</i> will help you build your business plan and stick to it this year. …

What Photographers Should Know About Daylight When Shooting Outdoors

Light, as we know, is fundamental to the photographer, combined with shade, it is the main requirement to create an image. For those of us that …