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Tips for Shooting Couples - How to Make a Couple Comfortable for a Photo Shoot

Tips for Shooting Couples - How to Make a Couple Comfortable for a Photo Shoot

Taking great couples photos requires that your couples be comfortable. Across the board, if your subject in a photo isn’t comfortable, you’re not going to take the best possible photo. If someone is hiring you for photos, you want to provide the best result that you can. So how can you take great couples photos with comfortable couples?

What I’ve Learned from Consistently Blogging as a Photographer

What I’ve Learned from Consistently Blogging as a Photographer

Since I started this blog in January 2018, I’ve kept it up pretty consistently. In the time that I’ve been blogging, I’ve learned a lot through both posting consistently and through research and analysis. I’ve taken notes on my most effective learning points from blogging over the last couple of years.

Ten Things Many Photography BFAs Don’t Teach You

Ten Things Many Photography BFAs Don’t Teach You

Like with many creative degrees, there are a few aspects of the industry that don’t typically get covered in a photography BFA program. That’s not to say that every BFA program won’t cover these topics, but a lot of the time, photography degrees are more focused on the technical and creative aspects. These are ten things that many photography BFAs don’t teach you.

Tough Love for Freelance Photographers

Tough Love for Freelance Photographers

Every freelancer goes through periods in their career when they may need tough love to pick them back up. If you’ve fallen into a rut in your business, take a look into some of the potential reasons for that. These are some little reminders for freelance photographers to help grow and stabilize their business.

Imitating Tilt-Shift with Freelensing

Imitating Tilt-Shift with Freelensing

One of my favorite photography tricks that gives your images a distinctive feeling is freelensing. It’s a technique that imitates tilt-shift photography, a beautiful style of photography that gives you the ability to essentially “shift” your plane of focus. We’re going to cover how to imitate tilt-shift photography with freelensing, and how to freelens and protect your sensor.