To stand out in a sea of photographers, you're going to need to think outside the box a little. Thankfully, some of the most effective strategies can cost little to no money.
Canvas backdrops are seen all over the world in magazines, online, and fine art prints. You see celebrities and politicians photographed in front of them all the time. However, they are extremely expensive, ranging anywhere from $400 to over $8,000 depending on the exact brand (if you can find a price for them at all).
If you want to keep your business relevant or have that breakthrough year you’ve been dreaming of, you need to have a plan in place that continually attracts quality clients. Here is where you can find them in 2019.
Posing can be a particularly hard thing for many photographers to master and is often one of the last skills they acquire. This helpful video will give you five go-to poses you can use when working with men as well as some helpful tips.
Okay, okay, maybe he did not exactly say that verbatim. But after watching this snippet from an interview from Complex with musician John Mayer and fashion designer Jerry Lorenzo, you'll see immediately that his analogy aligns what we go through as photographers throughout the creative process.
Here are 10 things to stop doing in the New Year if you want to be a better, happier photographer and maybe make more money to boot.
With product photography and videography, capturing the details is very important. You don't need a ton of space to capture some amazing video clips of various products; see how you can get epic clips right in your home!
We talk all the time about how to properly add light to a scene, from where to place it, what power to set it at, how to modify it, and more. But just as important as the presence of light is the absence of it, and this great and quick video will give you an introduction to that concept.
Canon's EOS R system has arrived to predictably mixed reviews, but I have to say I've been rather impressed by the lenses so far, which seem to be pushing boundaries, such as the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens. And while a full frame f/2 zoom lens of that focal length is impressive, it's nothing compared to what these patents show Canon working on.
It took roughly five years to learn the lesson the lesson that helped increase my bookings. That lesson was show fewer styles to book more.
It turns out that every different kind of paper out there isn't going to be the right choice for every shot that you have. Sometimes, you'll make the wrong choice and the content won't make sense on the type of paper.
"What if he falls?" That was the central question faced by filmmakers Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin when deciding whether to document Alex Honnold's historic climb of Yosemite National Park's iconic El Capitan. The duo examines their own decision-making process in this recent op-ed published in The New York Times.
After building up a scene in your food photography, do you find yourself questioning where to place the utensils in the shot? Maybe the silverware ends up looking awkward or out of place in your shot. Don't get frustrated; here are eight simple tips on where to place them.
I recently wrote an article asking photographers to stop tagging locations of outdoor photographs. Here's a follow-up to that piece, with a great supplemental video from Vox.
With a show of hands, how many of you have practiced long exposure photography using your camera and some neutral density (ND) filters? Whoa, that's a lot! Now, how many of you have practiced this type of photography with your mobile phone?
Fujifilm's GFX series has proven to be quite successful and has brought medium format into an appealing price range for a lot of photographers. Soon, Fujifilm will be pushing the boundaries all the more, bringing a 100-megapixel medium format camera to the market.
A Boston man arrived at Game 2 of the World Series, only to find out his $650 ticket had already been used. It turns out someone had stolen the ticket after he had posted a picture of it on Instagram.
"Laughter is the best medicine," they say. Find out how I used photography and laughter to overcome feelings of sadness in this photo series called "The Beauty of Laughter."
We all know the dangerous jobs out there: law enforcement, firefighting, the list goes on. But have you ever stopped to think about the risks that come with our profession?
A few days into my landscape photography trip in Oregon, I hit a creative low. While watching a disappointing sunset, I started journaling some thoughts that helped turn a series of failures into stepping stones.
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