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Photography Articles

This list of photography articles has something for everyone who has a passion for digital photography. Whether you want to find inspiration, learn a new technique, or genre of photography. We have broken the articles down into different categories to make them easier to explore and understand. You can search by your level such as advanced, intermediate, or beginner. Also, you can type a term to find exactly what you are looking for such as lenses, lighting, photography tips, or books.

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Interview with Joe McNally | GBPW Episode 97

One thing you should keep in the back of your head is that there's many different ways to do a particular photo assignment. Always remember that you haven't necessarily embraced the best way right away.Joe McNally You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships...

Understanding White Balance in Photography

Why it’s Important to Control the White Balance Settings on Your Camera When the white balance is correct in a digital photograph, white will appear white and all colors in the photo will look as they do naturally. If the white balance is not set correctly, your photos will have an unusual color cast across them. A white object will...

Interview with Evan Naka | GBPW Episode 96

You have to be very aware of your own ability and skill level. You need to be honest with yourself when it comes to this type of photography and any photography in general.Evan Naka You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Join our...

How To Edit Portraits in Lightroom: 7 Basic Steps

How to edit portraits in Lightroom is not as difficult as you might think. Working with a goal in mind and following a series of steps will produce very pleasing results. The most important thing you can do before you even open Adobe Lightroom is to start with the most interesting, well-exposed portrait you have. Taking photos of people, it’s...

Interview with David Thompson | GBPW Episode 95

What I learned was to be able to switch that up, have lower expectations, look outside of the box, and really start thinking about how the landscape was speaking to me. When I was able to switch into that mindset, my work took off to another level, a level that I didn't even expect when I first picked up...

How to Take Black and White Photos: A Beginner’s Guide

Black and white photography can be approached in many different ways. No matter what kind of story you want to tell, you're likely to find something inspiring in this genre. To make the most of this diverse world, you have to experiment with different angles, styles, subjects, and editing tricks. The more you do this, the easier it will be...

Interview with Hans Gunnar Aslaksen | GBPW Episode 94

Nature is always so cluttered and has so many details. Simplify things. That's the main thing I would go for.Hans Gunnar Aslaksen You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Norwegian landscape photographer Hans Gunnar Aslaksen is our guest this week! Hans is a...

Why is it Important to Fill the Frame for a Fantastic Composition?

To fill the frame is important to good composition. This is because it keeps everything relevant to the image you are making. Beginning photographers are often frustrated when they review their photos. They see things in the picture they had not noticed when they were taking it. In this article, I will teach you how to see those extraneous...

Black and White Street Photography: 13 Key Tips

Black and white street photography can be timeless and classic. This is especially true when you intentionally create black and white street photos. Thinking and learning to see in black and white empowers you to make much more interesting images.  In this digital age, it’s easy to convert color photos into black and white. But when you start with the...

Interview with Fyka Azman | GBPW Episode 93

When I focus on quality, people appreciate my work more compared to when I focus on quantity. This is how I discovered a way for myself to convince clients to trust me.Fyka Azman You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Our 365 Days...

Depth of Field: What Is It and How To Best Control It?

The term depth of field is common photography jargon. It refers to the part of a photo that is in acceptably sharp focus. The range of how much is in focus varies depending on the settings you choose and the camera and lens you use. One of the first things photographers learn about depth of field is that it is...

Interview with Freen | GBPW Episode 92

Talk to the director and producer of a production company. I'd focus on the producer because most of the time, directors don't have the time to reply to messages. Express your interest in working with them. You can offer to be on set and take pictures for them. Usually, they don't say no.Francesca Perticarini You can also listen to this...

33 Best Photography Blogs to Follow in 2022

The Best Photography Blogs to Follow for Inspiration When searching the internet, you can find thousands of online sites, resources, and publications that photographers use to hone their craft and skills. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced professional, photography blogs are excellent sources of knowledge, where talented photographers provide the knowledge and resources to help. Many online sources...

9 Tips to Capture Amazing Black and White Landscape Photos

Black and white landscape photography makes for some of the most beautiful landscape photos! From the time of Ansel Adams up until today, black and white photos have captured emotions, depth, and interest from audiences worldwide! Whether you are a landscape photographer or not, shooting in black and white is a great way to shoot creative photography. Tips and Techniques for...

A Glossary of 251 Most Essential Photography Terms

Photography terms are numerous and can be super confusing for new photographers to get their heads around. But having a good understanding of the photography terms used to describe essential processes will help you enjoy photography a lot more. Some of the technical jargon is just that, jargon. Listening to two photographers having a conversation seems like they may be...

Interview with Magali Agnello | GBPW Episode 91

One of the things I learned without really knowing was this: don't care about what people think, especially strangers on the Internet. It's not important in one's life.Magali Agnello You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. In this episode, I talk to self-taught...

Frame Within a Frame Photography: What it is and How to Use it?

What is a Frame within a Frame in Photography? A frame within a frame is a photography composition technique. Within the four-sided frame of the photograph, another frame enhances the composition. It could be an actual frame like a window frame. Doors can make interesting frames. Even a picture frame can fit in a frame within a frame photography. You...

18 Best Landscape Photography Books Ever Written

Landscape photography books are a great tool to better your work. By looking at the work of others, you never know what will change in your very own work. Landscape photography has inspired photographers worldwide for centuries, including Ansel Adams and many more. But this list is designed to help you find only the best books to add to your...

10 Best Lightroom Presets for Portraits in 2022

We all know how important photo editing is in photography. It takes more than a “good eye” to create a beautiful image. One of the most fundamental parts of a good photo is the quality of photo editing. That’s why we’ve curated this list of the 10 Best Lightroom Presets for Portraits just for you. Now, you may be one...

Interview with Luca Meola | GBPW Episode 90

The main focus of my work is the human being, especially the human being in a situation of marginality and fragility.Luca Meola You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography Indoors On A...

Night Portrait Photography: A Complete Guide

How to Shoot Night Portraits Night portrait photography may be a niche you have been dreaming of exploring. Photographers of all levels often avoid low light photography because they feel it is more difficult and complicated than using natural light during the day. But there are many ways to produce beautiful low-light portrait photography without a camera shake. This article will...

How to Start a Photography Business with No Experience

Would you like to know how to start a photography business with no experience? For many being your own boss while doing something you love sounds pretty amazing! There are definitely a lot of perks to running a photography business. This article will explore all the ways in which you can run a successful photography business, including how to find...

11 Best Photo Editing Software (Free & Paid) 2022

No matter which level of post-processing or graphic design knowledge you have, there's a photo editing software for everyone. We've selected the Best Photo Editing Software in 2022 for you to choose from. Each software was picked based on value, ease of use, quality of results, and overall versatility. There are countless editing programs in the market today, so that's...

Interview with Luana Șeu | GBPW Episode 89

Coming from my acting background, I realised that my soft spot is a director-actor relationship on set. I build a world from scratch.Luana Șeu You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Our 365 Days of Photography Course is the ultimate learning experience for...

Best Nikon Lenses For Landscape Photography in 2022

Landscape photography is one of the more popular photography genres, but like anything else, getting those beautiful landscape photos depends, at least in part, on having the right equipment. That includes your camera lens, and Nikon is one of the best camera brands out there. Now, you might be wondering which is the best camera lens for Nikon cameras,...

The Best Cameras for Landscape Photography in 2022

The legendary Ansel Adams had summarized landscape photography as - "the supreme test of the photographer; and often the supreme failure." I have not found a better one-liner that could summarize what landscape photography means to me and hundreds and thousands of other landscape photographers. I can understand why the legendary photographer may have said something like this. For one...

11 Best Food Photography Books to Read in 2022

Food photography is one of the most popular genres in the world. Some people use it to make their meals look visually aesthetic on Instagram. Others study it in order to work with well-known food companies. How do they make their photos look so professional? This is where food photography books come in. Food is like any other subject. The...

NFT Photography – The Definitive Guide

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) can help photographers sell their work in a new way. There is a plethora of NFT marketplaces, rules, and concerns that you need to keep in mind before you begin. This guide will cover all of these topics and help you figure out if NFT photography is for you. What Are NFTs? NFTs are digital assets that you...

Interview with Nicolas St-Pierre | GBPW Episode 88

If there's a silver lining to the current pandemic, it's that the offering for things like courses and conferences online has exploded in the last two years.Nicolas St-Pierre You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts. Our black & white photography course will teach you how to take amazing b&w photos within a...

How to Use Low Key Lighting for Stunning Black and White Photos

Low key lighting is great for infusing mood into black and white photos. It can create a mysterious, dramatic, or sometimes sensual mood. This is a photography lighting technique using one light source, the key light. Using a low key light, with little or no fill light, results in images with deep shadows. A low key setup is high contrast...

What is the Best Lens for Portraits in 2022?

When looking for the best lens for portraits, pro photographers have a few favorites. It doesn't matter whether you are shooting with a Nikon or Canon, or another brand. When it comes to a portrait lens, there are a few top zoom lenses and prime lenses. Let's explore the options here, so you can invest in what's best for...

13 Best Online Real Estate Photography Classes for 2022

It takes a bit of practice but mastering how to shoot interiors can be a lucrative and rewarding photography genre. We put together this list of the best real estate photography classes for 2022 to help you get started. Are you a real estate agent, Airbnb host, or photographer looking to learn how to take better real estate photography? Real...

12 Best Camera Flashes for DSLR in 2022

If you are a professional photographer, you will want to invest in the best camera flash for your DSLR camera. It may seem overwhelming at first to choose, but there are a few things you need to consider when investing. This article will explore the best camera flashes for 2022, which will take your flash photography to new heights. Let's...

Best Lenses for Night Photography in 2022

Night photography can seem like a very difficult skill for amateur photographers to master. But with the help of the right lenses, learning the art of night photography will become much simpler. To discover the best lens for night photography, keep reading. To avoid all this time consuming research we have created this article to walk you through the best...

Interview with Josefine Hoestermann | GBPW Episode 87

Whatever you create as a photographer is totally unique. There's never going to be that same image again.Josefine Hoestermann You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts. How to Start a Photography Business is led by award-winning American photographer Krystal Kenney. Over 6 modules and 50 lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to...

47 Best Photography Affiliate Programs in 2022

It may feel daunting trying to pick an affiliate program to fund your new piece of gear. That's why we took the time to scan the internet for you and bring you all the best photography affiliate programs there are to find online! These affiliate programs are a great way to make money without having to work too hard. By...

20 Best Photography YouTube Channels To Follow in 2022

Photographers to Follow on YouTube for Photography Tips And Inspiration. The internet has been a wonderful gift for so many reasons. One of the greatest is undoubtedly the opportunities to learn and share knowledge from people all over the world. And as photographers, our job is ever-evolving. And we are ever learning. That's why having expert photography YouTube channels is...

19 Best Landscape Photographers to Follow in 2022

Above all, landscape photographers are thrill-seekers. Traveling around the world to capture some of the most unseen locations and helping viewers feel emotionally connected to nature. Similarly, they endure harsh climates, dangerous hikes, and even sometimes hostile territories. This list will help you find inspiration and new talent to follow when it comes to the top landscape photographers around...

Interview with Nicola Dove | GBPW Episode 86

The film stills photographer's role is for someone who is comfortable with not being in control of what's happening in front of them.Nicola Dove You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts. Our 365 Days of Photography Course is the ultimate learning experience for new photographers and even those with some experience. This...

14 Valentines Day Photoshoot Ideas For All

Valentine's day doesn't only have to be about long romantic dinners and expensive gifts. It can also be about making and capturing moments that will last a lifetime. This list of valentines day photoshoot ideas is here to help you do exactly that.Whether you are looking to take a photo for yourselves or something to pass on to your...

56 Best Gifts for Photographers in 2022

Sometimes it may seem difficult to buy gifts for photographers. The average DSLR costs thousands of dollars, and professional lenses are not much cheaper. But that doesn't mean you can't find a great gift for the photographer in your life! Photographers love all sorts of things that can go with their shutterbug passions! Please don't buy your photographer friend another...

Interview with Carolyn Cheng | GBPW Episode 85

As a creative person, perhaps the most important thing I've come to realize in the pandemic is that the type of photography you do doesn't fully define you. It's actually the creative expression that does.Carolyn Cheng You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships...

The Best Lens for Food Photography

Have you ever considered what the best lens for food photography would be? Food photography has become a popular genre of photography with all the Instagram and Pinterest feeds filling our heads with tasty recipes. Whether you enjoy taking food photography for yourself or as a career, a few things are important for great food photography shots. But one of...

How to Take Magical Snow Portraits

Snow can either be a photographer's dream or a photographer's nightmare. However, if you are willing to brave the cold and are ready to get creative with your photography. Taking snow portraits can transform the way you shoot in the winter elements. A snowy scene generally creates a very flattering light for portrait photography. The natural white light that bounces...

Interview with Krystal Kenney (Part 2) | GBPW Episode 84

This course is for people who really want to do something they love, especially photography, but aren't quite sure how to get started.Krystal Kenney You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Podcast Memberships Page. In this week's interview, I talk to my colleague Krystal...

Black and White Photography Books to Inspire You Today

Black and white photography books have been inspiring people for decades. This genre has changed the way we look at the world. From its birthplace in France to modern cameras today, there is something truly timeless and beautiful when we look at black and white images. Photographers around the world all agree that whether you use a darkroom, film camera,...

Interview with Iwona Podlasińska | GBPW Episode 83

Don't take photos of subjects that you don't love.Iwona Podlasińska You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography Indoors On A Budget course! In this episode, I talk to Polish photographer Iwona Podlasińska....

4 Tips to Help Take Your Filter Game to New Heights in 2022

In recent years, digital photo filters have become democratized to the point where it just takes a few taps for amateur photographers to edit their photos dramatically. This is great for the overall standard of photography in digital spaces, as it was only a few short years ago that the only digital post-production options you had were your camera’s...

11 New Year’s Eve Photoshoot Ideas

Looking for New Year photoshoot ideas? New Year's eve is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time to celebrate with champagne, a sparkly dress, family, and friends. If you want to remember the holiday for a lifetime, make sure you bring your camera and create something great to enjoy this special night for years to come! Tips For...

Interview with Lou Noble | GBPW Episode 82

I would tell most people that it's not necessary to be a professional to be an artist. It's not necessary to be a professional to be fulfilled by the things you do. We do sports and no one ever asks if we should be making money doing it.Lou Noble You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts,...

How to Use a Light Meter in Photography for Great Results

Don’t you hate it when your photos are too light or too dark? This happens the light meter, also known as an exposure meter, has not been used well. If you enjoy using any auto exposure mode, you may not even be aware of how to use a light meter in photography. An accurate light meter will help you or your...

Interview with Jenifer Bunnett | GBPW Episode 81

I've done all types of photography, but eventually it led to me doing my own thing over the last 15-18 years or so. I've become a specialist in seascape photography, mostly long exposures.Jenifer Bunnett You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Our black...

Balance and Visual Weight in Photography

What is Balance in Photography? Having a balanced life is something that most of us aspire to achieve. Making sure we have the right amount of balance in our lives means that one part does not overshadow or outweigh the other. This principle is just as important in photography. Being able to create well-balanced photos is possibly one of the...

11 Creative Christmas Photo Ideas

Christmas Photo Ideas to Make Your Holidays More Festive Christmas is right around the corner, which means it's time for festive Christmas photoshoots. If you're reading this article, you probably love this time of year and want to take the best photos possible. Regardless of what genre you specialize in, you can add a Christmas atmosphere to your photographs and make...

Interview with Paul Hoelen | GBPW Episode 80

It was a very challenging and beautiful thing to photograph. There was a lot of sensitivity. The environment was completely confidential, so I had to be almost sacrosanct with how contained I was with the imagery that I created.Paul Hoelen You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded...

22 Famous War Photographers From History And Today

Heroic War Photographers from Past and Present War photographers are undoubtedly the bravest photographers in the industry. In order to be a war photographer, you have to be willing to put your life on the line. This list of famous war photographers discusses some of the most heroic, skilled, and memorable photographers of history and today. War photojournalism is undoubtedly not...

Stunning High Key Photography the Quick and Easy Way

To create stunning high-key photography quickly and easily, you need to do just a couple of things. The first is to make sure you have a good, strong light source. The second is to manage your camera settings well. High-key images are made with high-key lighting. This means the key light, the main light, is a very bright light that...

Interview with Cat Ekkelboom-White | GBPW Episode 79

It's not just capturing those typical wedding day highlights. You're there capturing the whole journey, the highs and lows. Cat Ekkelboom-White You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography Indoors On A...

19 Fun Winter Photoshoot Ideas

Are you looking for some fun and creative winter photoshoot ideas? It's the best time of year to capture gorgeous snow falling outside your window while sipping hot chocolate. Or maybe you want to learn how to shoot winter landscape photos. Winter photography should be fun for the whole family. This article will give you some winter wonderland inspiration....

How to Select the Best Camera Settings for Portraits

Selecting the best camera settings for portraits is challenging for many new photographers. Even some more advanced photographers who are not used to portrait photography find it difficult. Choosing the best ISO, aperture, and shutter speed take practice. In this article, I’ll walk you through a variety of situations and share the options for the best settings for portrait photography....

Our Ambassador Program Is Live! | GBPW Episode 78

Being a part of a community is important because you get to meet all kinds of people from all walks of life. This can help you make a lot of very valuable connections as photographer.PhotographyCourse.net You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. In...

Golden Hour Photography – A Guide To Dreamy Photos

Everything You Need to Know about Photographing the Golden Hours Golden hour. That infamous magic "hour" in the day where the light takes on a special golden hue and all of your photos are magically transformed. The light is softer, the tones are warm, and lens flares are possible. It's undoubtedly the chosen time of day for most photographers to...

The Best Tips and Tricks for Photographing Group Poses

Have you ever had to photograph a group of people and felt completely lost? Group poses can feel overwhelming sometimes. You want to make them attractive, but instead, you often end up with groups that look all bunched together. Even worse, many times, you lose someone's face or run out of space in your frame. That's why we put together...

Pixpa Review: All-in-one Website Builder Platform for Creatives and Small Businesses

What is Pixpa? Pixpa is an all-in-one website building platform specially designed for photographers, creators, and small businesses. Pixpa’s easy-to-use and intuitive no-code platform simplifies website building and empowers users to create beautiful, professional websites without touching a single line of code. With features like e-commerce galleries, client galleries, mobile gallery apps, and an extensive portfolio building toolkit, Pixpa is well...

Interview with Enrique Olvera | GBPW Episode 77

Don't be afraid to shoot with equipment that is old.Enrique Olvera You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page. Our black & white photography course will teach you how to take amazing b&w photos within a month or less. Join this mini course to...

15 Highest Paying Photography Jobs

Photographers have a fascinating life: they travel a lot, meet new people, and gain unique experiences every day. This profession implies taking pictures of gorgeous models, products for sale, or even wildlife. Good photographers create powerful images. A picture is worth a thousand words, they say. Besides, this profession is never tiresome.  Photographers are expected to earn much. However, the...

Interview with Marija Obradovic | GBPW Episode 76

In my studio, I can recreate natural light. The advantage of this is that my time isn't limited. Marija Obradovic You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Our 365 Days of...

How To Make Extraordinary Photography from Ordinary Subjects

A good subject does not make a good photograph. Nor does a good camera. Good photographers make good photographs. Ordinary subjects and ordinary cameras can make extraordinary photography. It’s up to the photographer. These days it’s super easy to grab your phone or camera and take some photos. Most often, they are snapshots of nothing special. But when you want...

The 31 Best Food Photographers in the World

Food photography is one of the most popular genres of photography. But the top food photographers in the world have created different styles, including using natural light, expert editing, and fantastic food styling. We can all learn how to be professional food photographers by studying the work of some of the greatest in the world. Whether you are a...

Interview with Armando Espinoza | GBPW Episode 75

It's a great balance, I feel, to capture somebody in that sort of way. Without any of the technology, without any of the rush, without anything. It's something that forces you to stay stable, to think again, and to connect.Armando Espinoza You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get...

13 Best Night Photography Classes

Learn the art of taking photos at night with these workshops and courses. Mastering your night photography skills can open you up to a whole new world of photography options. But knowing where to go to learn night photography can be confusing. So, we have done the research and put together a list of the 13 best night photography classes...

How to Use Dramatic Lighting Effectively in Your Photos

Light is the essence of photography. With no light, you cannot take a photo. The more you can 'see' light and understand it, the better photographer you can become. Knowing how to use dramatic lighting, you can more effectively communicate with your photographs. Creating dramatic lighting is all about mood and atmosphere. How you manage the light, and your camera...

Interview with Adam Oswell | GBPW Episode 74

I think it's great if people are interested and want to do more and work on conservation using photography. It's very rewarding, and it's very effective. Photography is a very powerful medium to use for change. It can tell stories that are universal and easily understood.Adam Oswell You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox,...

Blue Hour Photography – A Guide To Magical Photos

Blue Hour Photography You've probably already heard of golden hour photography. The warm and gentle tones which make an image radiate at sunset and sunrise. But what do you know about blue hour photography? Learning about blue hour photography can open up your world to new photography possibilities. Just because the sun has set doesn't mean you have to pack up...

Interview with Roberta Perrone | GBPW Episode 73

You just have to let people be who they are, and be yourself as well. It's really important.Roberta Perrone You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Our 365 Days of Photography...

The Best Portrait Photography Books to Add to Your Collection

Adding portrait photography books to your library is a great way to grow your photography work. Portrait photographers have been around since the beginning of photography, but a few names stand out among the rest. We put together this list of the best photographers and great photographs to help inspire your work and learn some stories behind each picture-perfect portrait....

Interview with Erez Marom | GBPW Episode 72

In photography, you can't take someone else's shot, shoot it yourself, and call it art. You've done nothing. So for me, going to new places, doing new things, shooting new compositions, innovating in some sort of manner, in some way or form is absolutely key to making art in the world of photography.Erez Marom You can also listen to this...

Contrast in Photography – How to Make the Best Use of It

The contrast in photography comes in a few different forms. How you make use of it is well worth considering. Contrast, or lack of it, can make or break a photograph. Making the best choices about how you manage contrast is one of the photography fundamentals. In this article, we’ll take a look at what contrast is in photography and...

Interview with Devon Steele | GBPW Episode 71

I always think there are aspects of the photographer's personality coming through in their content, even if it's commercial content or stock content. Devon Steele You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait...

The 28 Best Movies About Photography

The Movies About Photography for Every Type of Photographer Whether it's winter or lockdowns, sometimes you can't be outside shooting as much as you want to be. Thankfully, you can still get your photography fix at home. This list of movies about photography is bound to scratch the photography itch. Or maybe even inspire you to get back out...

The Top Guide for Reflection Photography

Reflection photography can skyrocket your images into the more interesting subject matter. After all, we are all seeing the world from the same perspective on a daily basis. But if you can find ways to use reflective surfaces, a long shutter speed, and some new subject ideas, you will create a fresh look and creative feel to your photos....

Interview with Serena Dzenis | GBPW Episode 70

I started learning that I could approach anyone and ask to take their photograph and if they said no, that it wasn't a rejection of me or my ability. Serena Dzenis You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and...

How to Unblur an Image – The Most Effective Way

How to unblur an image is a common problem for digital photographers. Opening and reviewing your images and finding that a bunch of them are blurry is a real drag. It’s also a very common problem for people who are new to taking photos. Thankfully, you can use a few techniques to avoid blurry images because once you have a...

9 Creative Halloween Photoshoot Ideas

Fun Tips and Tricks To Elevate Your Halloween Photography! Autumn is here, which means Halloween is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate the spooky holiday than with a creative Halloween photoshoot? Halloween is about so much more than eating candy and putting on a scary costume. It's a chance to get creative, spend time with friends and...

Interview with Ainsley Duyvestyn – Smith | GBPW Episode 69

I couldn't see myself just doing one genre or one type of thing constantly.Ainsley Duyvestyn - Smith You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Our 365 Days of Photography Course is...

What is Ambient Lighting and How to Make Best Use of It

What is Ambient Lighting in Photography? Ambient lighting is simply the light that is available. It can be natural or artificial light. This is the type of lighting that most people rely on to illuminate their pictures, and it exists without being added by the photographer. Ambient light outdoors during the daytime is usually natural light from the sun. This is...

How to Get Photography Clients: 10 Secret Strategies That Work Every Time

Learning how to get photography clients may feel overwhelming at first. Over the past decade, photography services have exploded, and there is no better time than now to try new marketing strategies to help you target potential clients as well as existing clients. With more demand, more experienced photographers have entered the small business world of photography. But fear not,...

How to Get Into Photography: The Complete Guide

Now more than ever, more individuals have thought of becoming or have become professional photographers. The most straightforward answer to becoming a professional photographer is buying a good camera, sound equipment, taking some courses for learning photography, practicing your skills, and ultimately deciding which niche to focus on. However, this process is not simple. Photography is simultaneously an art and...

Interview with Anna Heimkreiter | GBPW Episode 68

If you have a lot of money, you can go to a luxury resort and lie by the pool all day long. But, that's not really travelling to me. That's tourism. In the end, if you do that all the time, I feel like it gets kind of boring.Anna Heimkreiter You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket...

16 of the Best Fashion Photography Books for Your Reading Pleasure

Fashion and photography are one of the strongest duos in the art world. However, photography doesn't necessarily need fashion. It would make portrait photography rather dull without it. Likewise, it could be said that fashion would be hard-pressed to survive without the medium of photography. Fashion photography books have been helping to elevate and encapsulate infamous fashion moments throughout...

Documentary Photography – An Introduction

What is Documentary Photography? Documentary photography is an umbrella term used for photography that documents our world. This includes the everyday and extraordinary life or historical events. There is no precise definition of documentary photography. However, the documentary photograph should be an accurate representation of our planet. And those who exist within it.Documentary photography differs from other forms of photography...

Interview with Federica Nardese | GBPW Episode 67

I love transformation, and I love evolution, and I love becoming better.Federica Nardese You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Our 365 Days of Photography Course is the ultimate learning experience...

Practical Tips to Help You Improve Your Natural Light Portraits

I love making natural light portraits. It’s a genre of photography that used to scare me, but that I have come to enjoy more than most others. Natural light portraits are photographs of people, or animals, making use of only the available, or ambient, light. There’s no flashlight, studio strobe, or any form of continuous light added to the subject. When...

Interview with Geert Weggen | GBPW Episode 66

The way that I live is very cheap, so I don't need much money. But my goal is to not be dependent on photography. Geert Weggen You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our...

Photographer of the Month: Viktoria Haack

Viktoria Haack is originally from the UK but now calls British Columbia home. Her photography journey has taken her to many beautiful destinations as a landscape photographer, including breathtaking locations around Canada. She focuses on the natural environment that surrounds her to create stunning online and print publications. Heavily influenced by fine art and anthropology, Viktoria's work brings a...

Interview with Laura Carlini Fanfogna | GBPW Episode 65

It's important that get recognition because after a while, you can't live on your own and simply create.Laura Carlini Fanfogna You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Check out our...

5 Reasons to Take Bridal Portraits

What are Bridal Portraits and Why Should Brides Invest? Wedding photography can be busy and stressful, especially on the day of the wedding. Trying to squeeze in beautiful photos of the bride at the wedding venue can be tough. That's where bridal portraits come in. Bridal portraits are becoming more and more popular. People have begun to really value the importance...

Planning a Photography Project

Working on a photography project is about the best way you can continue to grow and develop as a photographer. Having a particular topic or concept to focus on opens up the opportunity for you to become an expert on it. You can create a meaningful body of photographs to exhibit, compile them into a book or hang them...

Interview with Gulnara Samoilova | GBPW Episode 64

Unfortunately, we underestimate our work. We sell it too cheap. Or we give it for free. Or we give it for exposure. Gulnara Samoilova You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography...

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