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25 Ways to Improve Your Photowalk

We’ve all been stuck in a photography rut, stagnantly wading through the same old library of photos. Without a jolt of inspiration, we all can fall prey to the same old techniques and tricks. If that’s how you’re feeling, then this article has 25 ideas to jumpstart your creativity and get you thinking in new ways about your photography. Better …

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Reviewing the Oben CT-3561 Compact Travel Tripod with BE-117T Ball Head

As a landscape photographer, a tripod is an absolute necessity.  There is simply no other way to capture sharp images in the best light (sunrise and sunset) or show any kind of motion without a good sturdy base upon which to rest your camera for long exposures. The Tripod Trap I remember reading a blog post about tripods years ago.  …

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The Art of Photographing Beer, Q&A with Photographer Rob Andrew

I love beer!  There is no better way to combine my love for photography and delicious craft beer than to take pictures of beer.  I’ve learned the hard way that photographing beer is not a simple task.  There is a lot that goes into setting the scene and lighting for a quality photograph.  Photographing beer really is an art.  This …

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10 Ways to Attract More Senior Portrait Customers

The business side of photography can be incredibly frustrating to folks who just entered the field in order to create great images.   The artsy creative personality who started a photography business in many cases probably didn’t spend any advance time thinking about a marketing strategy.  Most likely there is little-to-no advertising budget in your business plan for this niche …

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Miggo’s New Pictar Kickstarter could Change your IPhone Photography

  The innovative company Miggo just announced a new kickstarter project to follow up on previous successes such as the Agua (which I will be reviewing in the future).  The Pictar is a new photography tool that will help you gain complete control over your iPhone and make it so much easier to take quality photographs.  Given Tracy Munson’s recent …

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Motorsports Photography Tips For Beginners Part Two

In my last article for Improve Photography, I began a two part series about motorsports photography for beginners.  You can read the first part here. In that article, I covered some of the gear such as safety vests and lens; basic camera settings and other tips for anyone thinking about heading down to the track to shoot a race. In this second …