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Leasing Your First Photo Studio

Launching your new photography business can be very exciting, but you will first need to choose a location for your photo studio. Assuming you're launching a new business, you probably don't have enough money saved up...[more]

4 Common Photography Course Topics

Looking to get into developing photography courses? You should start with a subject matter you know and a subject matter you enjoy. Do not spend time developing and putting together courses on things you have little...[more]

How to Upload Blackberry Photos to Facebook

Nowadays almost everyone has a smart phone and everyone of these phones also functions as a digital camera. Almost everyone has a Facebook account too. That means that you can take a picture anytime you...[more]

How Does Flickr Identify What Camera Took Photos

With technology becoming increasingly prevalent in photography, it is easy to determine what camera was used to take the photos uploaded on Flickr.Browse the SiteYou can browse Flickr's site in order to determine what photos were taken with what...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: How to Add Ripples to a Flag

The Paint Shop Pro tutorial can provide you with several different types of effects that you can use for any type of photo. Adding ripples to a flag is an effect that can take up a lot...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: How to Remove Distractions

In this Paint Shop Pro tutorial, we are going to look into how to remove distractions from your digital photos. Often in pictures, there are unwanted or unforeseen objects, distracting you from the main focus of the...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Smart Photo Fix

The Paint Shop Pro tutorial is photo software that provides you with instructions on how to get a better understanding of photo editing. There are a lot of different terms that you will have to grow familiar...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Instantly Fix Red Eye

This Paint Shop Pro tutorial will go over the steps to take in order to fix red eye in your digital photos. Red eye is a common problem in photographs because of the flash and lighting reflecting...[more]

Add Dramatic Shadows to Photos with Paint Shop Pro

Creating shadows for photos can be tricky. Paint Shop Pro provides plenty of tutorials that can offer you assistance in doing just about anything with a picture. Adding shadows to a picture can be difficult if you do not...[more]

How to Charge for Headshots

Developing a business that focuses primarily on photography headshots is a great niche market strategy. In order to keep up with your competition, it is important that every few years you refresh your knowledge of current...[more]

How to Choose Professional Photo Equipment

Taking photos using your digital camera is easy. However, if you're serious about taking professional photos, there certain pieces of equipment that you can't do without. Choose your professional photo equipment carefully, to ensure that you will be...[more]

Fashion Photography: Making Amateur Models Look Good

There are several things that you can do to make even the most amateur of models look amazing. Some of those ways are listed in this article. Understand Their Fear This may be their first time...[more]

Fashion Photography: Outdoor vs Indoor

Fashion photography is a challenging, diverse, and always unpredictable professional career to pursue, choosing where to shoot the photography in an outdoor or indoor location can be a key part of the artistic process. A...[more]

How to Do Food Photography with a Point-and-Shoot

Food photography is a great way to earn a living. If you are starting out and if you have a limited budget, you probably cannot afford to purchase an expensive camera. You can, however, do...[more]

How to Distribute Event Photography

If you have just started into the area of event photography you are probably looking to find out how you can start to distribute your photographs and make money or develop a strong business. There are many...[more]

Embedding Flickr Video in a Blog

This article will detail how to embed flickr video(s) on your blog or web page. It is a little-known fact that Yahoo's flickr supports videos. Other web services, like Google's YouTube, are more popular video...[more]

Creating a Facebook Photo Album with Adobe Flex

Building your own Facebook photo album using Adobe Flex is a great way to create a unique look and feel for your photo album. Although Facebook already includes technology for photo sharing nothing is quite...[more]

How to Get into the Executive Portrait Market

All businesses will need to invest in executive portrait photography at one time or another. This makes the executive photography business very lucrative and worthwhile. If you want to start making a name for yourself...[more]

How to Get Product Photography Customers

Product photography involves taking photographs of different products. The photographs generally are used in an advertising campaign for the product. As a photographer your client base will mainly be comprised of small, medium and large...[more]

How to Get Photography Lighting Equipment

Taking photographs is a real artform, and you need to make sure that you have all the necessary photography lighting equipment to produce the very best photos. Professional Lighting Equipment is important because it casts a subtle,...[more]

Selling Photos Online: Setting Prices

As a photographer it can be very difficult to know exactly how much to charge for your photos when selling photos online. This is made even more confusing because everyone on the Internet seems to...[more]

Selling Photos Online: Established Vendors

Anyone who is interested in photography might be interested in selling photos online as a way to make a bit of extra money. There are two main methods used to sell photos online, either selling...[more]

Why You Should Have a Wedding Photography Apprentice

Wedding photography is a great way to make some extra money. If you have started your own wedding photography business, you may benefit by hiring an apprentice. An apprentice is someone who shadows you at your wedding gigs and helps you...[more]

How to Download Entire Facebook Photo Albums

Facebook photo albums are a great way to share photos with your friends and family. Facebook is certainly one of the most popular social networking sites around at the moment. Everybody and anybody are signed up...[more]

How to Build a Repertoire of Photography Poses

As a budding professional photographer it's important to learn as many different photography poses as possible. Mastering these different poses and building up your repertoire can be challenging to say the least.If you have time to practice, you...[more]

How to Sell Photos: Legal Issues

So, you want to Sell Photos? Great! This is a fantastic way for any professional photographer to make some extra money. You can sell everything from portraits of loved ones, to landscapes. Before you begin to sell...[more]

How to Upload Photos to Facebook

If you have a Facebook account then you probably want to know how to upload photos to your Facebook photo album. Facebook is a huge online community consisting of millions of people. You probably already have a...[more]

Setting Up Facebook Online Photo Albums

Facebook can be used as a great way to set up online photo albums where you can show off all of your favorite photos to your friends and family. It's even possible to password protect your photos...[more]

Fashion Photography: How to Direct New Models

New models take some time and patience. They are nervous, tense or just plain scared. Being able to direct these new models will not only earn you a great reputation but it will also provide you...[more]

Fashion Photography Schools: What to Look For

Choosing the best educational path is always a challenge, particularly when applied to fashion photography schools. Making this choice is an important component in the direction of your future and career path. Your education should never...[more]

Choosing a Camera for Fashion Photography

The camera you choose for fashion photography will be one of the most important decisions of your career. It is an investment and it's purchase will impact your creativity. There are many brands to choose from, and important differences...[more]

4 Completely Unique Digital Wedding Photography Techniques

Digital Wedding photography is an art which takes plenty of patience to master properly. There are certain techniques which will be useful at any wedding. By mastering these different techniques you will be able to become...[more]

Tips for Digital Wedding Photography

Digital wedding photography techniques are making old-fashioned techniques much easier than they once were. However there are some very important tips to bear in mind when taking digital photographs.A wedding should be the couples' happiest day of their...[more]

3 Best Lenses for Architectural Photography

Architectural photography is truly an art form. It includes taking photographs of buildings, different landmarks and even full horizons or landscapes. As a photographer looking to branch out into this division of photography, you will want...[more]

Do You Need an Assistant for Event Photography?

Event photography can be a tough gig. Major lifetime events only occur once. They're not scripted, and as the photographer you're not supposed to interfere.You're expected to remain invisible and let the guests have a great...[more]

Product Photography: Constant or Flash Lighting?

For years there has been the raging debate in the product photography world about which lighting is better: flash or constant? For years the industry's favorite has been flash because constant light tends to get very hot....[more]

Essential Equipment for Product Photography

Product photography can be fun, but challenging. When immersing yourself in product photography, you're often working for a client who considers the product shots the essential element in their advertising campaign. You want to do everything that's...[more]

Commercial Photography: Minimum Megapixels

Commercial photography, like most other industries, has a business standard which every photographer should adhere to. One example of this is the use of metapixels. The higher the number of megapixels that a camera (particularly a digital camera) has,...[more]

How to Delete Flickr Comments

This article will address the topic of deleting Flickr comments.While free speech is valued by all, there is such a thing as a comment (especially an online comment) that is obscene, inappropriate, incomplete, unwanted, or misleading.Like many...[more]

Used Photography Equipment: Pros and Cons

Photography Equipment can be very expensive, which is why many people choose to buy used equipment rather than splurge on new cameras. There are some pros and cons associated with buying used photography equipment. It's important that you consider...[more]

Will Adding Flickr Contacts Increase Traffic?

This article will confront the matter of adding social contacts on Flickr: do additional contacts increase traffic?To answer simply, they can't hurt. There are many ways to attract people to your Flickr photostream, and some are more...[more]

How to Shoot Males in Fashion Photography

While females tend to dominate the industry, males fashion is beginning to blossom as well. The tips listed below will help you shoot those males who are interested in fashion modeling.Remember That He's a MaleMale models are...[more]

How to Build a Fashion Photography Portfolio

In order to showcase your true professional talent, you must compose a fashion photography portfolio. While it is time consuming and can be costly, it will be well worth the effort. Not only will you appear...[more]

How to Commission a Photographer to Work

As a client, there are many things you can do to commission a photographer to work for you on a project. There really are no secrets on how you can make this happen. Some of the work involved in...[more]

When to Use a Tripod in Fashion Photography

Sometimes in fashion photography, it can be tricky to get that perfect shot. It may be a good idea to use a tripod in order to stabilize the camera.Keep it HandyThe best advice that can be...[more]

How to Find Models for Fashion Photography

With the growing popularity for modeling, it should not be hard to find models if you look hard enough. There are thousands of models out there looking to make it big in the business Follow these tips below and...[more]

How to Get into a Fashion Photography Career

There are few careers more interesting, lucrative and stressful than a fashion photography career. While not for everyone, this job provides new faces and new fashions every day. The tips listed below may help you get...[more]

Three Fashion Photography Theme Ideas

Using a specific theme in a fashion photography project opens up an unlimited range of creative possibilities. This depends specifically on the scope of creativity inside the photographer's mind. The depth of expression is further enhanced by a specific...[more]

Finding Good Fashion Photography Backdrops

There are few things that affect a portrait more than the photography backdrops. While it may seem impossible to find the perfect backdrop, the tips listed below may help you choose the proper backdrop for your...[more]

How to Showcase Photos With Facebook Groups

Facebook groups make it possible to attract more people to visit your photos Facebook albums. Facebook is certainly the biggest social networking site on the Internet as it has millions of users. A Facebook group is a...[more]