Posts from Category: "Photography Tips & Tricks"

How to Alienate Photography Models in Five Easy Steps

Back in June, I decided to try my hand at modeling.

Photo by Mila Ritz

Photo by Mila Ritz

Now, this is not completely new — I’ve been modeling for myself (with my mom pressing the shutter button, as I don’t have a remote and have never mastered the self-timer) for about six years now, on and off since I got my first (and only) DSLR. I’ve modeled for my blog and my Lookbook.nu and Chictopia accounts. Since March of 2013, I’ve modeled accessories and jewelry and clothing for small, lovely, independent designers and sellers. As a product review, I’ve modeled a thing or two for bigger brands. Read more…

Event Photography: How To Take Electric Photos of Rock Bands

Do you remember the photographs that inspired you to want to take photography more seriously? If so, you must have a better memory than me. ;)

I don’t remember the specific photographs that made me want to keep me camera with me at all times. Maybe it was Henri-Cartier Bresson’s street photography, or maybe it was Andreas Gursky’s Rhine which sold for more than 4 million dollars. Read more…

7 Pet Photography Tips to Capture Your Furry Friends’ Personality

For millions of people worldwide, no family is truly complete without a furry friend. Cats, dogs and all the critters in between are quick to crawl their way into your heart, and it’s no wonder why people want to capture their personality – forever.

One of the best ways to do this is through snapshots. Like children, though, pets can be difficult to photograph because they get distracted easily and move around quickly. While it can be challenging, though, it’s definitely not impossible. Read more…

10 Lessons From Steve Jobs for Your Photography Brand

Steve Jobs forever will be remembered as a digital visionary – he was the one who brought poetry to the microchip. He is a legend these days. All of us can’t be Steve Jobs, but we can learn some lessons from his extraordinary life and career to parlay them into the photography business.

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Steve Jobs took a near-bankrupt Apple and turned it into one of the most profitable and successful companies in the world. Read more…

20 Superb Infographics & Cheat Sheets to Help You Grow Your Photography Business Fast

You probably know that a picture is worth a thousand words. If a reader has a choice between 1000-word articles and the infographic that needs just a few scroll downs…he’ll obviously go with the infographic!

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Visual information is more likely read and understood than other types of data presentation. That’s why I collected helpful infographics and cheat sheets on photography for you. Read more…

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