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5 Reasons to Outsource Post Processing

  Aside from taking the actual pictures many of us photographers enjoy the post processing part of the workflow.  This could be simple exposure adjustments to cropping and straightening to running a Lightroom preset or some spot/blemish removal.  It is not unusual to perform any of these during post processing after a photo shoot. However, what if the need to …

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Advanced Sports Composites

In my previous article http://improvephotography.com/40962/creating-a-good-sports-composite/ I discuss making sports composites.  Whenever you mention composite images to a client they immediately ask “they aren’t going to look fake?”  I am not sure how or why this is the first reaction but I think it has to do with what is chosen as the background and feet. Why do feet make composites so difficult? …

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Creating a Good Sports Composite

The majority of photographers will not have to worry about making a composite image but anyone who gets into Team and Individual or commercial work will at some point need to create a composite image.  A composite image is any image where the final outcome is a single image made from multiple images. In sports this is typically for team …

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7 Parts to a Successful Team and Individual Photography Business

So you love sports and you are looking to expand your sports photography business?  A great option is to add Team and Individual pictures to your product offerings.  This is a very fun and profitable volume business.  To do this you need to know how to get started and be organized. Create your packages First thing that needs to be …

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The Business of Sports Photography

When your child was old enough to start playing sports you ran out to the nearest big box store and picked up the latest camera kit. As the kids grew into their sports so did your photography.  You started to get more and more keepers and other parents started asking you to take pictures of their kids. Maybe it is …