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How to Photograph in Crowded Places

How to Photograph in Crowded Places

How do you photograph in crowded places and make it look good? I’ve got 6 tips for taking photos in crowded places so your photos (or ‘grams) stand out from the crowd… literally.

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.

No Macro Lens? Try This Workaround

No Macro Lens? Try This Workaround

I’ve been obsessed with macro photography since first discovering it in my young teen years. I couldn’t afford a proper macro lens for a really long time, and I couldn’t justify the expense over some other, more practical (for me) equipment. That doesn’t mean I wasn’t experimenting with macro photography for years, however. I still use this technique to take macro photos without a macro lens, even when owning one. I recently covered the topic of freelensing, and wanted to expand on that to get a little more macro.

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.

About Megan: 5 Fast Facts

About Megan: 5 Fast Facts

I write a lot about photography business and marketing, but sometimes it can feel a bit faceless. There are hours spent writing and writing, and sometimes I lose myself in my own content. I put together these fast facts to get to know a little more about who I am as a person. (You know, in case you’re genuinely curious.)