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16 Tips For Marketing Senior Portrait Photography

The lucrative market of senior photography can be quite rewarding for photographers. How to break into the senior photography market though can be a mystery though. Here are fifteen tips that you can use to break into it. GIVE AWAY A FREE SESSION My first senior session was a free session. The session was for a nephew of mine. That …

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12 Tips for Advanced Landscape Photography Compositions

At some point in our progression as landscape photographers, we need to gain a greater understanding of composition if we want our photography to continue to improve. The first composition tip any photographer will typically learn is that of the Rule of Thirds, which states that you should place the interesting elements of your photo on imaginary grid lines that …

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9 Essential Lightroom Organization Tips for Photographers

It’s funny.  The main purpose of Lightroom is to help photographers organize their photos; yet, most photographers struggle to keep Lightroom from turning into a disaster and losing your photos. I spent several months last year tweaking the process that I’ve developed as a professional photographer, and I feel like I have an organization system now that has fixed the …

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Travel Photography Shot List to Keep You Creative

The excitement of planning and packing. All of the unfamiliar sights, and sounds, and smells. Jet lag, language barriers, traveler’s…stomach troubles. Once you’ve reached your destination, it can all be pretty overwhelming. You want to make sure to come away with something more than the same old travel snapshots all the other tourists are taking. Here’s a handy travel photography …

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In-Depth Review: Think Tank Signature Bags

For a couple of years, I have used a Think Tank backpack as my primary “big load” camera bag.  I had one messenger bag style bag which I used for carrying things around at a wedding, a portrait session, etc., but then I used a big Think Tank backpack as my massive storage supply.  A few weeks ago, I received a press …

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Learning Product Photography with Sandy Dorau

If you follow the Improve Photography network of podcasts (and you are crazy if you are not, each show offers some unique insight from different hosts that make my commute much more enjoyable), you have noticed a lot of talk lately about product photography. If I am going to be honest, product photography never interested me at all, but the …