photography

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?

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.

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.

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.