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Styled shoots are a huge part of running a wedding photography business. As photographers, they can be a lot of fun, and when you have an active role in defining the style and theme of the shoot – it can be an impressive outlet for artistic expression for portrait photographers. While every photography session and […]

How to Put Together an Easy Styled Shoot

For Photographers

In this article, we will be providing a tutorial on night sky photography (or astrophotography). Before we dive in, we will be assuming that you already know your way around your camera (generally speaking) and have appropriate gear for the job. If you’re not quite technically savvy yet, that’s okay! One thing we’d suggest you […]

How to Photograph the Night Sky (featuring Death Valley)

For Photographers

Every small photography business needs a plan for success. In 99.99% of photography startups, success or failure hinges on your ability to realistically plan ahead. Unless you have a Scrooge McDuck level of money hidden away somewhere, every decision you make – especially those that are financial – have the potential to bring you more […]

How to Make a Simple Business Plan for Your Photography Start Up Business

For Photographers

The most powerful photographs we have taken have been the result of working collaboratively with our clients. While it is certainly possible to take good photos of people in many circumstances, the greatest photos result from more than just a good composition and ideal exposure settings. The key fundamentally lies in our approach to photography […]

How to Prepare Your Clients for Taking Beautiful Wedding Photos

For Photographers

When it comes to taking portraits, photographers are not usually rushing out into the streets during night time. Given that the quality of photography is dependent on light available, or one’s ability to create light through artificial means, many photographers, as a result, aim to air on the side of caution when it comes to […]

How to Take Better Portraits in Low Light

For Photographers

For today’s post, we’re going to discuss a fairly simple aspect of photography – aperture – and how you can help define the look and feel of your images by successfully using it to get the photos you want. For all intents and purposes, in most ways this is really a photography 101 topic that […]

How to Shape Your Photography Look with Aperture

For Photographers