Photography Tips

  • When to Photograph in Black and White

    When to Photograph in Black and White

    Color photography may be the standard in this day and age, but the classic and dramatic look of black and white still has its place in photography. In fact, sometimes black and white looks and works better in a photo than color, and thanks to digital post-processing, we’re easily able to change a color photo…

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  • How to be the Second Shooter at a Wedding

    How to be the Second Shooter at a Wedding

    Some professional wedding photographers have no problem handling a wedding on their own, but most prefer having a second shooter on location to help out in various ways. Maybe you’re a seasoned photographer who wants to try out wedding photography or maybe you’d like to dive head first into creating a wedding photography business. Whatever…

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  • Tips for Better Engagement Photo Sessions

    Tips for Better Engagement Photo Sessions

    You can have the best photography equipment on the market with the skills to accompany it, but if you don’t know how to prepare your couples and work with them during their engagement photoshoot, all your knowledge and equipment will go to waste. The best engagement photo sessions happen when the couple feels relaxed. Chances…

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  • 5 Tips for Outdoor Photoshoots

    5 Tips for Outdoor Photoshoots

    Stepping into the great outdoors with your camera in hand can be an exciting adventure. But it can also be a daunting challenge if you’re not sure how to take the best photos in natural light. The outdoors, whether in nature or in an urban landscape, holds so much potential for photographers who want to…

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  • How to Find Photo Opportunities Where You Live

    How to Find Photo Opportunities Where You Live

    Think you live in a boring area and have to wait to travel somewhere better to get great photographs? Think again! It may seem like the grass is greener on the other side, and even if it is, that doesn’t mean there aren’t artistic photo opportunities all around you. Some might even be closer than…

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  • How to Capture Candid Wedding Moments

    How to Capture Candid Wedding Moments

    As a wedding photographer, you probably have thousands of images of group shots, portraits, and wedding-day details, and there is no doubt that couples love the traditional, formal, posed photos we take of them and their guests during the big day. But oftentimes, they love the candid shots even more. It’s those personal, fleeting moments…

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  • Practical Tips for Managing Your Time on Social Media

    Practical Tips for Managing Your Time on Social Media

    It starts innocently enough. You have good intentions. You’ll just pop onto Instagram/Facebook/Twitter and post an update/engage with followers/do some research. But then it happens. You enter the social media twilight zone and before you know it, half the day is gone and you haven’t done anything to grow your photography business. Sound familiar? There…

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  • 5 Ways to Add a Creative Twist to Your Photos

    5 Ways to Add a Creative Twist to Your Photos

    Remember what it was like before you knew anything about photography? You probably approached the camera as a child would, with a hunger to learn and “play”. You didn’t think about what might be the right or wrong way – you just pointed and clicked, tried new things (it was all new!), and got lost…

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  • What is the Blue Hour and How to Photograph It

    What is the Blue Hour and How to Photograph It

    For photographers, the time of day can mean the difference between a good photo and a great photo. The length of light and shadows, where the sun is in the sky, moonlight and sunlight – these all factor into how a subject will turn out in the photo. I’ve talked about the golden hour before…

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  • Time Management Tips for Busy Photographers

    Time Management Tips for Busy Photographers

    Are you the kind of photographer who feels busy, but not productive? Do you feel like you check off a lot of items on your to-do list, but still don’t accomplish anything? Maybe you go to bed wondering where the day went and what exactly you achieved. It certainly feels like you did loads of…

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