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Playing with Fire Photography...

Posted on 21 August 2018

Fire comes in many shapes and sizes—from massive wildfires that race up hillsides at 20 miles per hour and burn hundreds of thousands of acres in a few days to the highly controlled fire used to inflate hot air baloons to the little flame at the end of a candle ...
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How to Read and Use a Histogram...

Posted on 15 August 2018

You’ve seen a histogram before—that spiky graph on your camera’s rear LCD display or on your electronic viewfinder (EVF). Traditionally reserved to higher-end digital cameras, histograms are now found even in base-level cameras. You may even have one on your phone. So what is a histogram, and why would you ...
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4 Simple Photography Marketing Tips to M...

Posted on 8 July 2018

You love taking pictures, and now you’re ready to start getting paid for it. That means finding customers willing to pay you for your work. Here are 10 photography marketing tips that will help you generate a pool of interested clients that you can pick and choose from. Remember, the ...
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Photography Etiquette: Respecting Other ...

Posted on 11 December 2017

As we enter the holiday season, it’s worth noting that it has many different meanings to many different people. For some, the holiday season is a time of deep religious reflection. For others, it is simply a time to spend with family and friends and exchange gifts. The United States ...
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Photography Terms Beginners Should Know...

Posted on 26 September 2017

If you are just getting into photography, you need a basis off which to increase your knowledge. That starts with knowing basic photography terms. Think of photography as carpentry, and think of these photography terms as tools. To get the camera to do what you want it to do, you must ...
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Do you need an MFA in Photography to Suc...

Posted on 10 September 2017

Is an MFA in photography right for you? A recent article in American Photo Magazine asked that very question. So, how necessary is a postgraduate education in photography? There is no correct answer, of course. But there are a wealth of opinions from smart individuals who have become professional photographers. ...
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Choosing the Right Digital Camera for Yo...

Posted on 25 August 2017

Good pictures are made by good photographers, not by good cameras. Nevertheless, choosing the right digital camera is essential if you want to get the most bang for your buck and avoid overpaying for fancy features you’re unlikely to use. Here’s a primer on the tiers of cameras so you ...
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A minimally invasive way to clean your c...

Posted on 20 July 2017

If you are serious about photography, you also have to be serious about your gear. Digital cameras are expensive. Like a car or any other good tool, cameras require proper maintenance if you are planning on getting your money’s worth. Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras use a mirror behind the ...
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Get Your Business Started With This Phot...

Posted on 20 June 2017

Determining what to charge for your photography services can be bewildering. Here is a brief photography pricing guide to get you started:   Publish Prices on Your Website You don’t have to include every price, but it is a good idea to post some prices to manage your clients’ expectations. If clients are ...
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