Photography Information

Photography Information

How to Easily Start Up Your Own New Photography Business From Home


With modern technology in the form of SLR digital cameras, you do not even need the room for a dark room. You need only to have a personal computer and a photo-editing program.

Modeling Portfolio Webites


In the age of home phones and 8x10's we all wondered how anyone could ever afford to get into the modeling industry. Even after you invest a small fortune in professional training and other peripheral services, you still have to purchase all of the marketing materials to send to anyone with a mailing address.

The Best Wildlife Camera To Take On Safari


Good wildlife camera equipment on safari can make the difference between pictures you will be proud to show your friends and family when you get back and ones where it's difficult to figure out exactly what you were photographing because it's only a fuzzy black dot surrounded by green vegetation.I take wildlife photographs for a living and I have had to quickly figure out what the best cameras and lenses are to get the job done effectively.

African Safari Photography Best Five Destinations


Good wildlife safari photography is not only about composition and camera equipment because you first need to find your subjects before you can even lift your camera. This best five African wildlife destinations list helps you do that.

Wedding Photography: How to Become a Successful Wedding Photographer


Once in while I receive e-mails or phone calls from aspiring or beginner wedding photographers asking me for advise on how to become successful in the wedding field. My first question is always what their motivation is to become a wedding photographer.

Inspired Vision


A picture is worth a thousand words, so goes a Chinese proverb. A picture of a smiling child always brings a smile to our face and a picture of hungry and sick people always arouse feelings of compassion.

The Benefits of Disposable Cameras


Disposable cameras are cheap and easy to use. If you just want to take some snapshots and have fun then this is the camera for you.

Removing Cracks and Creases when Restoring Old Photos - 5 Minute Digital Fix


A common problem with old photos is that they often have un-desirable cracks and creases.These can be removed quite easily using the Clone, Healing and Patch tools found in Adobe Photoshop.

Photography Workshops and Master Classes


Several years ago, I met a fellow photographer - albeit, he was an amateur, a very good one (the difference is not the quality of the work . the difference is that one does it for love, the other does it for money).

Digital RAW Workflow for Beginners


Having an efficient work flow is essential for photographers. In the days of film, many of the tasks in the film work flow were handled by the lab.

How to Create a Family History Video Memoir with Photos and Interviews of Your Loved Ones


Here are examples of two basic videos you can create quickly on a great budget:Example A - Do-it-yourself for around $125 + extra copies1. The interviewRent a digital video camcorder or if you have one already, use it.

How to Create a Great Video - a Simple Guide on How to Shoot Home Movies with a Camcorder


So you have bought a camcorder and have shot some footage, but truthfully you don't much like the results. Maybe I can help.

How to Make Your Production Look a Lot Slicker for 40 More


Tight BudgetsTight budgets are common these days. But the demand for high production values hasn't fallen with a drop in funds.

To Camcorder Enthusiasts: What Does Reality TV Really Mean? - Great News for the Camcorder User!


Reality TV is experiencing an upsurge in popularity and its presence has conditioned the public's acceptance of a number of things: That lead actors being trained and polished 'performers' is no longer a necessity. Camcorder movement.

Video Camcorder Formats and Media


There are way too many tape, disk and stick formats out there:VHS - The old standard, too big, not digital, easily played anywhere without conversion.VHS-C - A small cassette that fits in an adapter to play in a regular VCR.

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You can cut down on the cost of a pro without sacrificing quality.


The Racial Bias Built Into Photography  The New York Times

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How activists used photography to help end slavery  Washington Post

Abolitionists used the new technology to heighten a sense of solidarity and urgency.


Pete Souza on the magic of photography, his New Bedford exhibit, and his old boss, Barack Obama  The Boston Globe

The South Dartmouth native and former White House photographer selected 50 of his Obama images for a New Bedford exhibit that runs through June 16.


Taking Your Photography on the Road  Arizona Daily Star

Recently our DIGS (Digital Photography Club of Saddlebrook) group had a guest speaker who spoke about his experiences as a travel photographer.


Myla Goldberg, Author Of 'Feast Your Eyes' - NPR Interview  NPR

Feast Your Eyes is the name of a new book that tells the story of a young woman — Lillian Preston — who ventures to New York City in the 1950s, absolutely ...


Annenberg Space for Photography ‘Contact High’ Exhibit With Curator Vikki Tobak  KTLA Los Angeles

Author and Curator Vikki Tobak joined us live to tell us all about CONTACT HIGH: A Visual History of Hip-Hop at Annenberg Space for Photography. Celebrating ...


The Biggest Threat to Working Photographers is a Lack of Insurance  Fstoppers

It isn't fearmongering to say that one mistake, and not even necessarily your own, can bankrupt your photography business if you're uninsured. So Fstoppers ...


Frustrations in Stock Photography  PetaPixel

I should start off by saying that I am not a big contributor to stock photography agencies. I did take the plunge into agencies like Shutterstock and Getty Images ...


Utah photographer excited for the Milky Way's 'rift' and summer astrophotography  KSL.com

Daniel Smith, nature photography instructor for the University of Utah\u2019s Parks, Rec and Tourism department, has been gearing up for summer night ...


Permit required: DNR educating professional photographers of state park rules  WBAY

SHERWOOD, Wis. (WBAY) - At the entrance to High Cliff State Park is a relatively new sign reminding professional photographers about a state park policy that's ...


The New ColorChecker Passport 2: Every Professional Photographer Needs One  Fstoppers

Since starting my career as a photographer, one of the more challenging things I found was producing relatively accurate and pleasing looking colors. For a long ...


10 Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photography  Fstoppers

You can never have enough tips to improve your work. This helpful video will give you 10 simple tips to not only improve your landscape photography, but to ...


Rave Zine: new photography with eternal DIY spirit  Document Journal

The new zine celebrates the artists keeping the inventive, youthful spirit of the Second Summer of Love alive in its first issue. Rave Zine, recently launched by ...


Interview: See the Best in Contemporary Photos at The Photography Show  My Modern Met

Since 1980, The Photograhy Show presented by AIPAD has showcased the best in contemporary photography. Learn more about the event from its President.


The Truth Behind Why You Can't Make Money From Photography  Fstoppers

For a lot of us, being a professional photographer is a dream job that isn't realized. Even for those of us who do make a living from it, it probably isn't exactly as ...


Do You Create Emotion With Your Photography?  Fstoppers

Capturing emotion in your photos is one of the most crucial things you can do to create compelling imagery, and yet, it's one of the things we talk about the least.


How Important is Passion in Professional Photography?  Fstoppers

It's a bizarre question that can be applied to any of the arts. Typically, creatives are seen as passionate creatures, but is it essential to a career in the industry?


Photography that melts ice -- and shifts consciousness  PBS NewsHour

The melting of polar ice masses is a prominent topic in the news lately, but it's difficult to imagine what the process would look like. In Austin, Texas, a recent ...


3 Camera Settings To Master For Landscape Photography  PetaPixel

When you purchase a new camera, how much time do you spend reading the manual? I find most camera manuals rather difficult to follow along with, and I for ...


A photographer explores American gun culture deep in the Arizona desert  Washington Post

Jean-François Bouchard made a series of cinematic photographs of the aftermath of The Big Sandy, the largest machine gun shoot in the United States.


Photographer Listed as One of the Worst Jobs in the US  Fstoppers

Being a professional photographer is certainly a lovely career if you can make it work, but it's not an easy field in which to be successful. That seems to have ...


How to Land a Photography Assistant Job  PetaPixel

I firmly believe that assisting a photographer whose work you admire is one of the greatest learning opportunities available to us and can provide invaluable ...


A Barnes Foundation Show Illuminates the Dawn of Photography  The New York Times

An exhibition shows how the pioneers of photography saw the dominant medium of painting both as inspiration and competition.


At the Griffin, spring comes right on time this year  The Boston Globe

WINCHESTER — There's a somewhat obscure standard that the great jazz singer Betty Carter made her own, “Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most.


Photography professor is accused of violating rules of consent in a new book on Greek life  Inside Higher Ed

Candid photos are the lifeblood of documentary photography. But a critically acclaimed photo book on fraternity life by Andrew Moisey, assistant professor of ...


The Importance of Keeping an Open Mind and Being Flexible in Photography  Fstoppers

One of the central principles we hear over and over in photography is the importance of pre-visualizing shots and planning one's work in advance. And while ...


Fine art photography now on display at The Hub  Hometown News

The Hub on Canal Street in New Smyrna has expanded its footprint, taking over the storefront at 120 Canal and transforming it into a fine art photography ...


How Photography and Jazz Merged to Forge the "Black Is Beautiful" Movement  Hyperallergic

Kwame Brathwaite's photographs fused the two mediums to push the boundaries of beauty, transforming how we define Blackness. Colony Little2 days ago.


Gannett Launches Digital Photography Service, Rebrands USA Today Sports Images 04/26/2019  MediaPost Communications

Gannett has expanded its USA Today Sports Images business unit with the launch of Imagn, a full-scale image *service* expanding well beyond the entity's former ...


Idaho Gems - Farmer Photographer | Local News  KPVI News 6

Do what you love and you'll never work a day of your life.” this popular quote is one that is coming true for a local man.


In Street Photography, Shoot, Shoot, Shoot -- Better a Fast Shot Than None  PetaPixel

I mess up most of my street photography shots: too far away, background cluttered, subjects not well aligned, subject matter not interesting enough, or simply ...


Follow these 12 tips and ideas to make your spring photography bloom  DIYphotography

I think that spring is the most beautiful season there is. It inspires me to take photos and to go outside more, and I believe it inspires you, too. This is the season ...


Gallery: The incredible overall winners of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards  New Atlas

After a couple of months of slow reveals, the final overall winners of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced featuring a provocative ...


Bits & Bytes: 'Great Barrington Citizens' Show & Tell'; 'Successful Aging' talk; photography workshop; May Day celebration; Roe Jan Library community conversations |  theberkshireedge.com

Great Barrington — In cooperation with ArtWeek, the Great Barrington Cultural Council will present “Great Barrington Citizens' Show & Tell” Sunday, April 28, ...


These Photographers Venture Into Derelict Buildings in Texas So That We Don't Have To  Smithsonian.com

In a new book, Shane and Jessica Steeves capture some of the state's abandoned churches, schools and hotels.


Local Photographer Wins EcoWatch's Photography Contest  Redheaded Blackbelt

McKinleyville photographer David Ruddock won top prize for the above image in the EcoWatch Earth Day Contest. The judges mentioned the light and the small ...


At Cambridge's Bridge Gallery, photographer Greig Cranna has crossed over  The Boston Globe

CAMBRIDGE — Until a year ago, it would have been hard to imagine Greig Cranna's involvement with photography getting any fuller. “I've loved it from the first ...


Who Says Old-Fashioned Street Photography Is Dead?  The New York Times

Jean Andre Antoine uses a camera from 1947 and spends nearly every day working the same SoHo block.


What these rare images of 19th-century India tell us about colonial rule  CNN

Reinforcing stereotypes and depicting India as a crumbling ruin, early photography often served as a tool of imperial propaganda.


Voices of African Photography: Picturing Ghana’s middle class  Washington Post

Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with the African Photojournalism Database, a joint project of Everyday Africa and ...


The End for the Business of Photography?  Fstoppers

The rise and democratization of digital photography over the past 15 years has been, I would describe, as one of the most socially changing movements in the ...


How to Bring Something New to Film Photography  PetaPixel

A very common piece of advice for photographers looking to take their work to the “next level” is that they must invest time in themselves in the process of ...


Prince Harry Shows Off His Photography Skills to Celebrate Earth Day  Entertainment Tonight

Prince Harry is showing off his skills behind the camera! In honor of Earth Day, pics taken by the Duke of Sussex during his travels to Africa, Norway, South ...


Beautiful Photos by Manuelo Bececco Captures the Essence of the Forest  My Modern Met

Italian photographer Manuelo Bececco captures the quiet beauty of the forest in his stunning landscape imagery. Inspired by the setting, Bececco uses nature as ...


Amazing Winners of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Announced  My Modern Met

Italian photojournalist Federico Borella was named Photographer of the Year in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards ceremony in London.


"Picturing Nam:U-S Military Photography of the Vietnam War."  KFGO News

Opening reception is free and open to the public. Featured Speaker: Camilla Wilson, a former MSU-M professor who has written a book on the Vietnam war.


These are four lesser-known "secret weapons" of wedding photographers  DIYphotography

When we do a photo shoot, there are a lot of things to think about if we want to take great photos and make our clients happy. We focus on choosing the right ...


Do You Suffer From Anxiety as a Photographer?  Fstoppers

Creatives often suffer from some sort of anxiety, and it can be a serious impairment to our ability to get work done and to grow both our abilities and our careers.


Photographer and Sony Ambassador With 300000 Followers Quits Photography  Fstoppers

A photographer with more than 300000 followers who lists Sony and Adobe as his clients has announced his plan to quit photography. After 10 years, he says ...


Here are six awesome filmmaking gadgets under $50  DIYphotography

Photo and video gear is expensive, we all know that. Still, there are so many items you can buy for less than $50, yet they're incredibly useful for shooting.


How to Capture Savings on Professional Photography  NerdWallet

To save money when hiring a photographer for engagements, weddings and other life milestones, look for social media contests and "mini-sessions."


A living legend steps away from photography and then returns with ‘I Know How Furiously Your Heart is Beating’  Washington Post

After taking an absence from photography, a living legend returns with his latest book.


A Tribute To Notre Dame and The Value of Photography  Fstoppers

Following yesterday's tragedy, I found myself reflecting on a moment ten years ago and the impact photography has had on my life. The first thing I did was to call ...


Five tips to get perfect selections and cutouts in Photoshop  DIYphotography

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Getting More out of Overcast Skies in Landscape Photography  Fstoppers

When you think of epic landscape images, the light you imagine is probably golden and dramatic, with arching shadows and radiant glow. And while that sort of ...


Annenberg Space for Photography Presents: Photoville LA  kcrw.com

Photoville – the largest annual photographic event in New York City – is heading to Los Angeles for the first time in its seven-year history. Over 55 exhibitions ...


'Photographer' Named One of the 25 Worst Jobs in the US  PetaPixel

Many hobbyist photographers dream of one day becoming professional, but here's something that may give you pause: “photographer” has been named one of ...


Haunting photographs from a mysterious community in a rural Swedish valley  Washington Post

Photographer Maja Daniels explores her connections to a rural Swedish community.


4 Things I Hate About Portrait Photography Now  PetaPixel

I woke up on the wrong side of the bed today, and I want to talk about 4 things I truly hate about portrait photography in 2019.


Donald Trump's Favorite Photographer Works for the New York Times  POLITICO

For all of his cries of “fake news,” the image-obsessed president has singled out veteran shooter Doug Mills for his work—and can't keep quiet about him.


'An extraordinary eye': Michael Wolf, famed photographer who shot Hong Kong's 'Architecture of Density,' dies aged 65  Hong Kong Free Press

Photographer Michael Wolf, who was known for his depiction of Hong Kong's urban life, has passed away in his home on Cheung Chau Island. He was 65.


Is the Photography Market Sleepy—Or Just Getting Started? Here Are 3 Trends Investment-Minded Collectors Should Know  artnet News

We extract three trends from this year's photography auctions to show you where the market has been—and where its opportunities are now.


Forest Woodward's Path to Adventure Photography  Outside

In early 2014, Forest Woodward and I sat in the window of a Lower East Side coffee shop, flipping through a scrapbook he had made during our 28-day Grand ...


A Record for Peruvian Photographer Martín Chambi at Swann Galleries - In The News  Fine Books & Collections Magazine

New York — Swann Galleries' sale of Classic & Contemporary Photographs on Thursday, April 18 saw active bidding across all categories with ...


William Larson, 76, artist who bent the rules of static photography to foreshadow digital art  Philly.com

William G. Larson, 76, of Chestnut Hill, an artist who bent the rules of static photography to explore the concept of time, and whose incorporation of fax and ...


Little Simz on Her Burgeoning Photography Practice  Vogue.com

Little Simz discusses creating the visuals for her new project.


Sandy Phillips unretires to curate photography at Berkeley Art Museum  San Francisco Chronicle

For her first exhibition as adjunct senior curator of photography, Sandy Phillips has put together “Unlimited.” Photo: Paul Kuroda, Special to The Chronicle.


Photos: 'David Bailey SUMO' Published by Taschen  The Cut

On May 1, Taschen will release a giant book of studio photographer David Bailey's work, featuring his photos from the last 60 years of the queen, Brigitte Bardot, ...


There's a brawl going on in the photography world, and this Denver exhibit gives you a ringside seat  The Denver Post

Juan Fuentes' street photography is featured in the exhibit “See Through the Veil” at ReCreative. (Ray Mark Rinaldi, Special to The Denver Post). Denver's ...


The Duke of Sussex showcases his talent for photography on Instagram  harpersbazaar.com

The Duke of Sussex has revealed his flair for photography by sharing a selection of images that reflect his passion for conservation and protecting endangered ...


Historic Marietta home opening doors to visitors, photographers  Parkersburg News

MARIETTA — Hidden Marietta will offer people an opportunity to visit and photograph the historic Anchorage home in Harmar Village all day on Saturday.


Andrea Wyner, the Photographer Behind One of T+L’s May 2019 Covers, Reveals How She Got the Shot  Travel+Leisure

May is Travel + Leisure's annual Europe Issue, and for T+L subscribers, its cover depicts perhaps the most recognizable structure on the continent. We.


What Skills Should a Hobby Photographer Focus on If They May Want to Go Pro?  Fstoppers

Photography is a wonderful hobby, but for some, a hobby just isn't enough. Some of us get so infected with the craft that we instantly know we want to one day ...


Here's How Much Money Photographers Earn In Every State  Forbes

Average salaries for photographers vary widely depending on where you live. Find out in which states photographers earn the most money.


Federico Borella scoops first prize in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards  BBC News

The winners of the professional category of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced, with Federico Borella named as Photographer of ...


I'm a Wrong-Way Photographer  PetaPixel

My name is Brian Carey, and I'm a photographer in St John's Newfoundland Canada. I'm like a lot of photographers in that I like to compliment my professional ...


The Winning Photos of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards  PetaPixel

The prestigious Sony World Photography Awards has announced the winners of the 2019 photo contest. Italian photographer Federico Borella was named ...


A Sony Ambassador with 300,000 Followers Just Quit Photography  PetaPixel

Victor Habchy's photography career took off after he became a Sony ambassador and when his dreamlike photos from Burning Man went wildly viral online a ...


Acclaimed photographer Mark Sennet’s work on display at ArcLight Beach Cities  The Daily Breeze

Mark Sennet's big break as a photographer came by accident. Sennet was covering the Italian-American Civil Rights League rally in June 1971 in New York City ...


7 Truths of Modern Photography  PetaPixel

The state of photography is chaotic and rapidly changing. The definition of photographer is evolving, the barrier of entry is at its lowest yet, and imposter ...


Bond 25 cast and locations announced, principal photography set to start  Den of Geek UK

The villain, new cast members and the film locations were announced via livestream from Ian Fleming's villa.


Here are some macro photography ideas you can shoot at home right now  DIYphotography

I believe most of you know your home like the back of your hand. Because of this, it may seem like there's nothing interesting left to shoot when you're at home.


Final goodbyes: Photography project captures last moments between pets and their owners  9News.com KUSA

Ross Taylor's last moments project captures the raw emotion of the process as pet owners put down their animals.


Instagram: The Death of Original Perception and Photographs  Fstoppers

I recently read an insightful Instagram post, made by Outside magazine. In this post, creative director Emma Sheffer spoke of a loss of originality and the current ...


Making the Most of Flat Light in Landscape Photography  Fstoppers

When we think of epic landscape photography, we often think of dramatic golden light creating soaring rays and striking shadows, but unfortunately, the sky ...


The Huawei P30 & P30 Pro Reviews: Photography Enhanced  AnandTech

The last year has been extremely exciting period for Huawei and its products: Starting with the P20, the company's flagships have been truly transformative in ...


Four Lesser Known but Very Helpful Tips for Wedding Photographers  Fstoppers

Being a wedding photographer is tough enough, but there are some small steps you can take to make your job easier that really add up in the long run.


Use the camera in your brain to master street photography  Engadget

Like many camera buffs, I've done a fair amount of street photography, stalking subjects in markets, parks and tourist areas. Unfortunately, I often come away ...


Images of Old Russia, From a Color Photography Pioneer  Atlas Obscura

Photography is an art form with deep scientific roots. In ancient Greece, Aristotle and Euclid both described early pinhole cameras. Renaissance painters ...


Tech can take your photography to the next level  Engadget

Whether you're interested in taking better photos, video or both, the best thing you can do is to practice and take the time to get to know your equipment...


Why this oft-ignored pioneer of photography was doomed to obscurity & created the first staged photo  imaging resource

Starting last October, Vox began their Vox Darkroom video series, which shares "stories of the past, one photograph at a time." Since launching the series in the ...


Five Tips for Better Macro Photography  Fstoppers

The world of macro photography can look complicated to a beginner but it's really not and in these five tips for better macro photography I'll show you how you ...


A Photography Critic’s Obsessive Collection of Seminal Fashion Magazines  The New Yorker

Rachel Syme writes on the photography critic Vince Aletti's collection of thousands and thousands of fashion magazines, which are the basis for a new book ...


Smile for the camera: The best entries in the 2019 Squirrel Week Squirrel Photography Contest  Washington Post

“It's one of those love/hate relationships,” said Michael Dupont, the winner of my 2019 Squirrel Week Squirrel Photography Contest. Michael hates how squirrels ...


iOS13 finally gets direct access to external storage, report claims  DIYphotography

According to a report on 9to5Mac, it looks like Apple might be starting to loosen their grip on external storage with iOS devices. New details shared from the ...


Seven Photographers Who Are Rewriting Street Photography's Rigid Rules  VICE

In the nearly two centuries since Daguerre's classic 1838 Parisian street scene, exposed for several minutes, miraculously capturing two men who stayed still ...


More Than a Dozen Brides Say This Wedding Photographer Ghosted Them  ELLE.com

According to court records, since March 2017 at least eight other newlyweds in Wisconsin have taken Scott Sockett to small claims court in relation to his ...


How One Photographer Made $35000 in Stock Photo Sales  Fstoppers

Stock photography is not for everyone, but it really can be a financially viable option for some of those photos you have just sitting on a hard drive at home.


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