A little over simplified, but each one of the items is a must...
"...9 Steps To Mastering Photography Mastering photography is simple and hard at the same time. It’s simple because it mostly comes down to practice, hard work, and a thirst for knowledge, but it’s hard..."
"...When people ask what makes a portrait stand out, there are quite a few answers. Conceptis key, and so is location and background. Props can help a portrait pop. But the one answer that comes to my mind as the most important ingredient for a dramatic portrait is light..."
A list of photography related links to puruse at your leisure.
"...finding the best links to tutorials, great photography and interesting blogs to share with everyone. This weeks list showcases a series of really great images and blog posts sure to be enjoyed by the photography fan in all of us!..."
"...International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8. Celebrations around the world take place to honor women and their achievements. This year, we’d like to celebrate by showing appreciation for some women who have made their mark in the photography world..."
"...While many of you photographers have heard of the golden hours – that short time immediately after sunrise and before sunset where the light is incredible for photography – there is another time that creates a surreal environment with natural light..."
"...If you’ve always worked for the “boss” and haven’t had the experience of working for yourself, you’re in for quite a shock when you first quit and venture out on your own. Its hard to lose the “job” mentality and start doing everything from an entrepreneur’s mindset.
Yet if you’ve ever jumped over to your own business, you know there are some things you inevitably do that when you look back on, you simply laugh at your actions. “Did I really do that?” Yep, I’ve had a lot of those moments over the years.
And some of those moments stand out more than others. Here is some advice for those of you that have recently crossed over to your own business..."
"...Much has been said about the secrets of creativity and where good ideas come from, but most of that wisdom can be lost on young minds just dipping their toes in the vast and tumultuous ocean of self-initiated creation. Some time ago, artist and writer Austin Kleon — one of my favorite thinkers, a keen observer of and participant in the creative economy of the digital age — was invited to give a talk to students, the backbone for which was a list of 10 things he wished he’d heard as a young creator:..."
"...Welcome to the ultimate collection of totally FREE photography eBooks! Whether you’re after some general digital photography advice, looking to increase your photo editing skills, want some specific street photography tips, or even have a desire to take amazing shots of dragonflies – whatever you’re looking for, we have you covered.
As well as all of the below ebooks being offered at the fantastic price of zero, they are all in PDF format, and thus viewable on PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone and, well, anything else that can read PDFs. They’re all full ebooks, too – no ‘preview’ or ‘sample’ books here..."
"...Having a blog and keeping it updated with teasers from your recent shoots is a must. Remember that when people visit your site, they often go straight to your blog first because that’s a fast way to get to know you better. If you haven’t updated your blog content in 2 months, this reflects poorly and may even turn clients away..."
"...Since the release of Instagram in 2010, millions of iPhone users (including myself) have joined the iPhoneography craze. What is iPhoneography? Simply put, iPhoneography is the art of capturing, editing, and publishing pictures from your iPhone...."
"...If you have an SLR camera and are nervous to take it out of auto mode, this is the tutorial for you. You may have heard words like aperture, exposure, and shutter speed and wondered just how on earth they come together to give you a better photo. I’ll give you a brief introduction on what they do and how they affect your photos turning out too bright, too dark, too blurry or JUST RIGHT. :) ..."
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