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The Profoto B1X is the off camera flash we were looking for. In the first year of our photography business, we relied on more inexpensive alternatives in the form of speedlites by Yongnuo and Canon. While these were good options for us at the time, as time has gone on and money has allowed us, […]

Profoto B1X 500 Air-TTL Flash – Review

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

Probably the least interesting part of running a wedding photography business is trying to wrap our heads around all the tax stuff. As a small business setup as a Limited Liability Company (LLC), there is a world of tax law and requirements that we were never used to in our normal life pre-business, because our […]

The 10 Common Tax Mistakes Made by Wedding Photographers

For Photographers

Aperture, shutter speed, ISO…you have probably heard these three terms before, but maybe struggle to understand how they interact with each other. After all, when shooting in manual camera mode (and you should learn to do this!), you will need to set each of these just right to capture good looking images.  The exposure triangle […]

The Exposure Triangle: Master Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO for Great Photography

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