Luke wants to know, Do I need Photoshop or Lightroom to edit my photos? I was having a conversation with a friend, He said you don’t need Photoshop or Lightroom as there are plenty of other packages that will do the same. Luke, thanks for your question. Yeah, your mate is right. You don’t really […]
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Let’s talk about camera bags that are suitable for amateur photographers, that are able to hold 1 – 2 camera bodies, 3 – 4 lenses and some room for your photography accessories. Today’s question came from Oliver, who says he has a camera system that consists of a Nikon DSLR and 3 lense, 1 flash […]
Today I will be going through the process of creating a photo portfolio for your website. I received a question from Dean who says, I’m looking at starting a career in photography. I need to build an online photo portfolio to attract future customers. My interests are street photography, family portraits and headshots What are […]
Today we will be looking into how much equipment you need to start a photography business. Paul sent in a question and said, I often get asked to photograph different events like parties and dance concerts for friends. They offer to pay me, which has made me wonder. What would be the least amount of […]
Today we are going to be discussing, as photographers, should we work for free? Maxwell sent an email saying, The forums he is a member of have had a lot of talk about working for free and how this can negatively impact you and your business. The post was directed at new photographers, giving away […]
Today we are going to be talking about photographing a friend’s wedding, what to expect and should you do it in the first place? Angus sent in a question and said, my friends like my street photography photos and I’ve taken photos of them in the past just for fun. When meeting with them they […]
Ian asks, any ideas on what I can do to challenge myself in my photography? This is a really good question, especially for anyone that’s photographed the same type of photography, or a genre of photography all the time, you may get a little bit stagnant. But it might not be your fault as some […]
To take better photos with any camera it simply comes down to understanding your equipment, technique and practice with a major emphasis on taking lots of photos. I was asked a question by Connor on the podcast who recently got a new digital camera for the family. He and his wife have made it a […]
Working out how much to charge can be confusing if you don’t know your numbers or the customers you’re servicing. First you need to know your cost of doing business, cost of goods, then you need to work out if people are willing to pay for the work you’re offering, because your local market will […]
Camera lenses are an excellent way to expand the capability of your camera. But buying a new lens can be expensive, for the budget conscious, second hand lenses or pre-owned lenses are a good way to get the lens you want at a fraction of the price. Buying second-hand can also give you the opportunity […]