It doesn't matter how long you have been a photographer, I guarantee that some of your images will suck. Question is, do you really know why they do?
Articles written by Paul Parker
Have you ever been frustrated that your captured image bears no resemblance to the actual scene in front of you? This clever fix in Photoshop is so simple that you may have never thought of doing it.
It doesn't matter what kind of photography you do; if you shoot people, then knowing a few key posing ideas can really help to take your images to the next level.
Behind every good picture, there is usually an equally interesting story to go with it. This world-famous shot by Ansel Adams is no exception and may just change how you think about landscape photography.
It doesn't matter what industry you work in, there are very few clients that won't try to squeeze you on your price. Here's how to spot the signs and the psychological strategy you can employ to make sure you get the amount you deserve each and every time.
Don't worry this hack won't invalidate the warranty on your phone and takes minimal technical skill to do. The end result is a dramatic change in how you and the camera see the world.
A good phone can really enhance the life of a photographer. Don't let your next purchase break the bank by buying at the right time of the year and following these suggestions.
It doesn't matter what kind of photography you do, there will be times when your pictures would benefit from a sky replacement. Just make sure you avoid this blindingly obvious mistake whenever you do them in Photoshop.
Getting your prints to look exactly how they should is a constant battle for many photographers. Minimize the amount of time and money wasted on reprinting by downloading these free templates and using a traditional technique borrowed from the darkroom.
For photographers, it's not a case of if but rather when will you run out of disk space. Before you splash the cash on yet more hard drives, try this approach first.
Computer programs are only as good as the information they have to work with and the commands they are given. Avoid these mistakes in Lightroom so you can minimize any major headaches further down the line.
Raising your prices will not only keep your bank manager happy, but it will also help to accelerate your career. Time to add a few more zeros to your next photography invoice.
It doesn't matter what kind of photography you do, there will be times when an unwanted element in one of your pictures needs to be taken out in Photoshop. Here are six different techniques to use to remove practically anything from your images.
You don't have to look very far to see how popular and effective the use of colored light is in both still and moving image projects. Add these 10 lighting setups to your creative arsenal before your next video or photoshoot.
When it comes to sending an important email, timing can be quite literally the difference between success and failure. Take the following things into consideration before you next hit the send button.
Ever looked at a movie poster and wondered how they got their stylistic look? Follow these examples to see how easy it is to recreate them yourself.
Every computer program has its quirks that may annoy you and slow your workflow down. Here are two fixes that will make your Lightroom experience just a little easier.
Once you learn how to make Parkinson's law work for you as a photographer, you'll be taking your career to a whole new level in no time.
Before you take on that new client, apply for an internship, or consider assisting that photographer, make sure you have done the following first.
Not just any old space can or should become a photography studio. Make sure you have taken the following 12 things into account before making such an important decision.