event photography

Get Paid for Pics: 10 Tips for Your First Event Photography Gig

Considering event photography? Did you know that the average photographer only makes $20.17 per hour? That an annual wage of $41,940 per year, which isn’t much in today’s economy. If you strive to make more than that, you’ve got to outperform your competition. How? It’s simple. You’ve got to take better photos than your competition. You need to connect better with your customers. You must also develop a better portfolio. Marketing is another must. If you run your own studio, […]

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Headshot Photography Tips: How to Get a Killer Shot Every Time

The world’s first ever portrait photograph was by Robert Cornelius. As it was of himself it was also the first ever selfie. This headshot was taken in 1839. It’s not always easy to take a flattering and captivating headshot. Read on for some headshot photography tips that will help you make sure you get a killer image every time. Headshot Photography Tips Taking photographs is not just about the technical aspects of the camera. You need to consider lighting, composition, […]

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Expand Your Toolkit: 8 Things You Should Know How to Do In Photoshop

Longing for a more “pure” era of photography? Cut that out, because such an era is more myth than reality. There have been ways to touch up and alter photographs for as long as there’s been photography. Like it or not, any semi-professional photographer worth their salt has to know some Photoshop skills if they want to stay afloat in the industry. Knowing a few things to do in Photoshop doesn’t mean going overboard. There’s a fine line between subtle, […]

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Step By Step Guide for Converting a Photo to a Vector

You have the perfect photo to enlarge for the party, but the photo-printing website keeps alerting you that the image quality is too low for that size photo. What will you do?! It’s not the end of the world as you know it! You can convert your photo to a vector! Vectorize it! Let’s check it out. What is a Vector? A vector is an image that you can reduce or enlarge without losing quality. Vector images are comprised of […]

documentary photography

A Simple Guide to Documentary Photography

Documentary photography technically predates even photography itself. The idea of documenting has been around for as long as humans have been able to communicate with each other. That kind of long-lasting legacy should be a source of pride and fulfillment in any aspiring photographer. Today, we’re going to take a quick look at documentary photography as a whole as well as some helpful pro tips and tricks. What is Documentary Photography? Documentary style photography is exactly what its name implies. […]

outdoor photography

5 Tips for Capturing Beautiful Outdoor Photography

Photography brings images to life with the click of a button, but there is a lot more that goes on behind the scenes. Photography may look easy, but there are many intricate facets involved in the photo process, such as white balance, F-stops, and apertures. Here are five tips for capturing beautiful outdoor photography. 1. Finding the Right White Balance To find the right balance, you will need to find the white balance. Objects that appear white with the naked […]

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7 Differences Between Web and Print Graphic Design

Two-thirds of people would rather consume content that is well-designed over that which is plain or boring. This statistic applies to both web and print graphic design. But there are many key differences between print and web design principles. What works best for one can be detrimental to the other. Creating effective content will help you reach a wider desired audience, but how exactly do you optimize your graphic design for the required format? Keep reading for the seven differences […]

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How to Take Professional Pictures: Everything You Need to Know

Are you looking to make a creative career change? Or maybe you’re looking for a way to boost your likes on Instagram. Many people find themselves interested in photography for varying reasons. You may find yourself sitting in front of a photo editor for hours just trying to figure out what looks best with no avail. But don’t give up just yet – it is possible to improve your photo taking skills. Learning how to take professional pictures can be […]

Product Photography Setup

4 Tips for a Flattering Product Photography Setup

Are you looking to create great product shots, but don’t know the first thing about object photography? Or are you a veteran product photographer who already has the product photography setup and just needs a few fresh techniques? E-commerce sales soared 17% from 2016 to 2017 with no end in sight. To stay competitive, you’ll need great photos that set your products apart. Read on to learn more about our best product photography techniques. 1. Get What You Need: Your […]

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Can Stock Photos Enhance Your Marketing Message? (The answer: Yes!)

While we know that content, execution, and details are important in sales, content that comes with images gets 94% more views than content without images. That means that you need to show your clients whatever you can, no matter your limited resources. If you’re wondering “can stock photos convince customers”, the fact is that they need images to believe your marketing message. Here are 5 ways that stock photos can help you to enhance your marketing message. 1. Puff Out […]

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