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F-Stop Ajna vs. Lowepro Whistler vs. Clik vs. Mindshift

In Gear by Jim Harmer9 Comments

The current trend in landscape photography is for gear storage in a backpack with a rear entry flap (meaning the part of the bag that touches your back when walking has a zipper around it that opens up to the largest compartment). F-Stop Gear makes several popular bags amongst landscape photographers such as the Loka, and now their Ajna bag. …

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How to Clean a Camera Sensor: The Pro’s Guide

In Gear by Brent Huntley0 Comments

Cleaning a camera sensor can be a scary undertaking.  That is why so many photographers opt to send their camera in to the manufacturer when they start noticing those annoying dust spots and dirty specs showing up in their images.  If you are like me, you may not be willing to spend the time or money to send your camera in …

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15 Helpful Landscape Photography Tips for Beginners

In Landscape/Nature by Rusty Parkhurst1 Comment

Everyone loves shooting landscape photos, right?  OK, maybe not everyone, but what’s not to love?  Landscape photography gets you out of the everyday busyness of life and into the stillness of our wide open and wild spaces.  Whether in the rugged mountains and alpine meadows, or the dry and unforgiving deserts.  Or perhaps the mysterious coastal forests, or the wind-blown …

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9 Tips For Epic Car Images

In Photo Basics by Stanley Harper0 Comments

Automotive photography can produce some seriously epic images, but it can somewhat of a mystery on how to produce them. In this article, I offer up some tips to help you produce images that have that “wow” factor. PANNING Panning shots for automotive photography is an art plain and simple. The purpose behind panning is to introduce the element of …

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20 Ways to Make a Side Income With Your Camera

In Marketing/Business by Kevin D. Jordan2 Comments

At some point or another, almost all hobbyist photographers get to a point with their craft that they begin to consider that classic thought: I wonder if I can make money from photography. As someone with a full-time job outside of photography, I had that itch for years, and eventually began to scratch it in a way that allowed photography …

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23 Tips for Posing Women

In Photo Basics, Portrait by Brent Huntley4 Comments

If you want to be a portrait photographer or just want to shoot images of your wife, girlfriend or friends, you owe it to yourself to learn some things about posing.  I wanted to learn posing tips for some upcoming shoots I have so I went to Improve Photography Plus to watch the new posing video produced by Erica Kay. The …