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How to Register Your Photographs With the U.S. Copyright Office

In Uncategorized by Brenda Petrella

Are your photographs protected against copyright infringement? What rights do you have and how do you properly protect your images from theft? This article will review the basics of copyright protection for photography and how to incorporate copyright registration into your normal workflow. Full disclosure: I am not giving any legal advice or legal interpretation …

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21 Photography YouTube Channels to Subscribe To

In Uncategorized by Julian Baird

YouTube is a fantastic resource for photographers.  There is a vast array of content to suit almost every photographer at any level.  There channels dedicated to education, on location shooting, entertainment and even news.  But with so many channels to pick from which channel’s should you subscribe to?  In this article, I’ll tell you about 21 …

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How to Make Flash Photography Look Natural

In Photo Basics, Uncategorized by Deb Mitzel

Do you ever feel like you just need that little extra bit of light for your photography, but aren’t comfortable enough with flash photography to make the result look natural? In this article I’m going to provide you with a few tips that will help you make your flash photography look natural and give your …

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Clamshell Lighting: What it is and How to Do it

In Portrait, Uncategorized by Alex Lawson

Nothing catapults the quality of portrait photography quite like off-camera flash – and few lighting setups impress quite like clamshell lighting. If you want your headshot and portrait photography to jump to the next level with minimal gear, minimal cost, and minimal complexity then clamshell lighting might be just the thing you’ve been looking for. …

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Photographing​ ​Military​ ​Homecomings

In Photo Basics, Uncategorized by Jesse Park

Photographing​ ​military​ ​homecomings​ ​is​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most​ ​rewarding​ ​and​ ​wonderful types​ ​of​ ​shoots​ ​there​ ​are.​ ​I​ ​consider​ ​it​ ​a​ ​huge​ ​perk​ ​of​ ​living​ ​in​ ​a​ ​military​ ​town​ ​that​ ​I get​ ​to​ ​shoot​ ​them​ ​on​ ​occasion.​ ​However,​ ​the​ ​first​ ​time​ ​I​ ​was​ ​asked​ ​to​ ​photograph one,​ ​I​ ​was​ ​clueless!​ ​There​ ​was​ ​only​ ​one​ ​blog​ ​that​ …

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Apps and Websites for Finding Great Photography Locations

In Uncategorized by Kevin D. Jordan

In recent years, finding great photography locations has become easier than ever. The internet puts many corners of the world at our fingertips and allows us to learn about them, and potentially even view them, before even stepping outside our own doors. Depending on what type of photography location you are looking for, different research …

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Why You Should Do A Styled Photography Shoot

In Marketing/Business, Uncategorized by Stanley Harper

Investing in ourselves is the most important thing we can do as photographers. From gear to software to websites to training, investing in ourselves is a continuing process. One of the best investments we can make as a photographer if we shoot portraits and weddings is to participate in a styled photography shoot. The benefits …

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6 Tips For Balancing Photography And Life

In Features, Uncategorized by Stanley Harper

Every so often, across photography groups, I see the same question pop up. “I work full time, I have a family, and I cannot find time for my photography” or something similar. If you are in this boat, hopefully this article will give you some ideas that will help you out. ABOUT ME I do …