Today’s question is from Mary asks: Question: I have a lifestyle blog, myidlemoments.com and I’m finding it difficult taking photos indoors with my mobile phone. The type of photos I take are of food for recipes or general how-tos. At the moment I’m reluctant to post any photos because they look so bad. My photos […]
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Today’s question is from Adam asks: Question: Should i put my photos in one big catalog or is it best to have lots of smaller catalogs? Answer: We discuss the topics – What is the Lightroom Catalog? What can the Catalog do for us? Searching and filtering your photos using exif and metadata Collections, different […]
Why do people on the internet list their camera settings when they post a photo? e.g F5.6 ISO 1600 6 minutes exposure It seems that the settings are only specific to them and it doesn’t take into account post processing. I know this for a fact as I took an astro photography photo in a […]
Today’s question is from Jenny who asks: Question: I’m In the newborns and family portrait space, When i look at other photographers, It’s depressing as they are so much better than me. Currently I have about 2 clients a month, which is not enough if i want to make this a proper business. I recently […]
The forums i’m a member of has had a lot of talk about working for free and how this can negatively impact you and you business. The post was directed at new photographers, giving away their services for free just to portfolio build. Is there ever a good time to work for free as a […]
After a couple of years in business I have saved up a small amount of money. Should I invest the money back into my photography business or buying new equipment to update aging cameras and computer equipment. Where you can spend money in your business to get someone kind of return. either by reinvesting or […]
After recently getting a new DSLR for the family. My wife and I have made it a point to learn how to take better photos of our kids. What are somethings to consider when taking photos of the kids? 13 ways to take better photos with a DSLR Learn your camera equipment – Read the […]
I love taking photos everyday. But, I’m frustrated when it comes to my post processing. I am a member of a few Photoshop and Lightroom facebook groups. WOW, the skill of some of the people are just amazing. Changing backgrounds, removing objects, swapping heads. There have been times I wish I can could remove distracting […]
My system consists of a Nikon D700 and 3 lense, 1 flash and lots of memory cards, cable release, batteries. I’m looking to add another camera body when i get the money and maybe a prime lens. I don’t always take the whole kit with me. I currently have a lowepro backpack and it holds […]
Any ideas on what I can do to challenge myself in my photography? 7 ways to challenge yourself as a Photographer Trying different Genre of photography Limiting your equipment Photographing in less than favourable conditions Start a project Recreation of old photographs Shoot only in b&w Limit the amount of photos, cover up the LCD […]